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SEC Amendments to Rule 14a-8 Were Not Affected by Challenge to Proxy Access

Dodd-Frank Corporate Governance

Public Companies and Securities As we noted recently, the Court of Appeals vacated the SEC’s rules on proxy access which was principally set forth in Rule 14a-11.  When the SEC adopted Rule 14a-11, it also adopted amendments to Rule 14a-8.  The amendments to Rule 14a-8 provide that public companies will no longer be able to rely Rule 14a-8(i)(8) to […] Read more →

by   |   July 24, 2011

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CFPB Issues Interim Rule on Alternative Mortgages

Banking, Consumer Protection The CFPB has issued an interim rule to fill a regulatory gap.  Some lenders are chartered or licensed by states, while others operate under federal charters. For years, state... Read more →

by   |   July 23, 2011


Speculation, Inconsistencies and Bad Math Kill Proxy Access

Public Companies and Securities SEC Rule 14a-11 allowed a shareholder (or group of shareholders) to include a shareholder nominee, in certain limited circumstances, in a public company’s proxy statement. The... Read more →

by   |   July 22, 2011

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CFPB Releases Report on Issues Facing Users of International Money Transfers

Banking, Consumer Protection A report released by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, recommends principles for maximizing consumers’ ability to receive and use exchange rate information when... Read more →

by   |   July 21, 2011