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First Public Company Receives Benefit of SEC Cooperation Policy—Implications for Whistleblower Claims


Banking, Broker-Dealer, Employment, Insurance, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The first public company received credit for its cooperation as a result of the SEC’s policy with respect to cooperation in investigations and enforcement actions announced in January 2010.  The public company, Carter’s, Inc., entered into a non-prosecution agreement.  The SEC charged a former Executive Vice President of Carter’s Inc. for engaging in financial fraud […] Read more →

by   |   December 20, 2010

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SEC Proposes Permanent Rule Requiring Municipal Advisors to Register With Agency

Banking, Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisers The SEC has proposed a rule creating a new process by which municipal advisors must register with the SEC.  The proposed rule, required by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and... Read more →

by   |   December 20, 2010

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SEC Requests Comment on Credit Rating Standardization Study

Public Companies and Securities The SEC is requesting public comment to help inform its study pursuant to Section 939(h) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 on the... Read more →

by   |   December 20, 2010

Dodd-Frank Corporate Governance

Say-on-Pay Proposals–Week of December 12th

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities The filing of proxy statements with Dodd-Frank compliant say-on-pay proposals has become a daily event.  Public companies continue to prefer a three year frequency vote.  As... Read more →

by   |   December 19, 2010