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Directors Agree to SEC Monetary Sanctions for Ignoring Repeated Red Flags

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Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC announced that three former directors of DHB have agreed to more than $1.6 million in monetary sanctions to settle charges that they were involved in an accounting fraud.  The SEC stated “These directors failed to comply with their responsibilities by ignoring the repeated red flags of the massive accounting fraud that senior management […] Read more →

by   |   November 10, 2011

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Shareholder Rights Group Promotes Model Proposal for Proxy Access

Public Companies and Securities The United States Proxy Exchange has provided a “model” shareholder proposal for proxy access.  The USPE is a non-profit group that bills itself as “dedicated to... Read more →

by   |   November 10, 2011

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MSRB Provides SEC With Information on Municipal Advisory Activities

Municipal Advisors The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, has provided information to the SEC which it believes will assist the agency as it finalizes its definition of municipal... Read more →

by   |   November 10, 2011

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CFPB Aims to Simplify Mortgage Closing Documents

Banking, Consumer Protection The CFPB has announced the second phase of its Know Before You Owe mortgage project, which will combine the two forms consumers get before finalizing a home loan into a single,... Read more →

by   |   November 9, 2011