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Court Dismisses Another Say-on-Pay Disclosure Case

Dodd-Frank Corporate Governance

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized The District Court for the Northeastern District of Illinois recently granted a Rule 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss an action styled Noble v. AAR Corp.  The plaintiff alleged that the company failed to provide adequate disclosures as to what exactly the Board considered in relation to the say-on-pay proposal. The court granted the defendants’ motion to […] Read more →

by   |   April 8, 2013

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CFTC’s Final Rule Exempting Certain RTO Transactions from CFTC Regulation Largely Affirms Earlier Order but Offers Helpful Changes to Market Participants

Energy On March 28, 2013, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued a final rule that largely affirmed its earlier proposal to exempt certain FERC and Texas PUC regulated... Read more →

by   |   April 8, 2013

Use of Additional Soliciting Materials Remains Constant in 2013

Public Companies and Securities Since the advent of a mandatory but advisory say-on-pay vote required by the Dodd-Frank Act, issuers have used additional soliciting materials in connection with the say-on-pay... Read more →

by   |   April 8, 2013

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CFTC No-Action Letter Allows Most End Users to Report All Trade Options on Annual Aggregate Basis

Derivatives, Energy The CFTC Division of Market Oversight (DMO) has issued a no-action letter that will allow most swaps end users to report all trade options on an annual aggregate basis. Trade... Read more →

by   |   April 7, 2013