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New Guidance on Shareholder Proxy Proposals

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Broker-Dealer, Public Companies and Securities Rule 14a-8 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 allows shareholders to submit proposals for inclusion in a company’s proxy materials provided that: 1) the shareholder has continuously held securities of the company representing at least $2,000 in market value or 1% of the company’s voting securities for at least one year as of the […] Read more →

by   |   October 16, 2012


SEC JOBS Act Study on Enforcement of Registration Thresholds

Public Companies and Securities The SEC Staff as submitted to Congress a report on its authority to enforce Rule 12g5–1 to determine if new enforcement tools are needed to enforce the anti-evasion provision... Read more →

by   |   October 16, 2012


ISS Releases Draft 2013 Policies for Comment

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities ISS has released its draft 2013 policies for comment.   Key changes are as follows: For say-on-pay proposals, the summary of proposed changes provides: Use company’s... Read more →

by   |   October 16, 2012

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CFTC Addresses Definition of Eligible Contract Participant

Banking, Derivatives Section 723(a)(2) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act amended Section 2(e) of the Commodity Exchange Act, or CEA to provide that “it shall be... Read more →

by   |   October 13, 2012