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Goldman and Morgan Stanley Negotiate Withdrawal of Shareholder Clawback Proposal


Public Companies and Securities We previously reported Morgan Stanley sought to exclude a shareholder proposal submitted on behalf of the Comptroller of the City of New York as custodian and a trustee of several pension funds from its upcoming proxy statement.  The shareholder purportedly sought to strengthen Morgan Stanley’s clawback policy. The shareholder has subsequently withdrawn the proposal after […] Read more →

by   |   February 7, 2012


MSRB Issues Proposal to Restrict Underwriters’ Provision of Bondholder Consent

Municipal Advisors The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, has published a draft proposal concerning circumstances under which municipal bond underwriters would violate their duty to... Read more →

by   |   February 7, 2012


FSOC Moves to Stage Two on Financial Market Utilities

Banking In July 2011, the Financial Stability Oversight Council, or FSOC, adopted rules pursuant to Section 804 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.  The... Read more →

by   |   February 6, 2012

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CFPB Submits First Report to President and Congress

Consumer Protection The CFPB, in fulfillment of its statutory responsibility, has submitted its inaugural Semi-Annual Report to the President and Congress. The report summarizes the CFPB’s... Read more →

by   |   January 31, 2012