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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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Shareholder Lawsuit About Compensation Plan Derails Annual Meeting

Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized An SEC registrant recently announced it had delayed its annual meeting from June 12, 2014 to September 11, 2014 because of this lawsuit. What’s the lawsuit about? Plaintiffs claim the company, a Delaware corporation, did not count abstentions as “no” votes when the most recent increase in the share reserve was put to the shareholders […] Read more →

by   |   June 6, 2014

Public Companies: Board Should Review End-User Swap Approvals Annually

Derivatives, Public Companies and Securities The Dodd-Frank Act permits certain end-users to elect to use an exception to the swap clearing requirements under certain conditions, which is referred to as the end-user... Read more →

by   |   June 4, 2014

CFTC Proposes Rule to Exclude Municipal Utilities from $25 Million De Minimis Swap Dealer Threshold

Derivatives, Energy Today the CFTC published its proposed rule that would exclude most swaps used by municipal utilities for hedging purposes from counting against the $25 million swap dealer de... Read more →

by   |   June 2, 2014

SEC Seeks Rehearing of Conflict Minerals Decision

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has filed documentation with the District of Columbia Court of Appeals seeking an en banc rehearing of the conflict minerals decision. The original decision found that one... Read more →

by   |   May 31, 2014