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Disney at Odds With ISS Again


Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities The Walt Disney Company has filed additional soliciting material here and here in response to negative ISS recommendations.  ISS has recommended against voting for the members of Disney’s Governance and Nominating Committee as a result of appointing its Chief Executive Officer as Chairman of the Board as part of a reasoned CEO succession strategy.  ISS […] Read more →

by   |   March 1, 2012

Red Flags Rules

Proposed Red Flags Rules Jointly Announced by the SEC and CFTC

Banking, Consumer Protection Under the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 (the “FACT Act”), the Federal Credit Reporting Act was amended to require that certain federal agencies, including... Read more →

by   |   February 28, 2012

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SEC Commissioner Addresses Liability of Investment Adviser Legal and Compliance Officers

Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisers, Private Equity SEC Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher gave his views on the liability of an investment adviser’s legal and compliance personnel at remarks for PLI’s “The SEC Speaks in... Read more →

by   |   February 25, 2012

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CFTC Issues Final Internal Business Conduct Rules for Swap Dealers—Commissioners O’Malia and Sommers Are Not Impressed

Banking, Derivatives, Energy The CFTC approved four final rules (the “Internal Business Conduct Rules”) affecting duties of swap dealers (“SDs”) and major swap participants (“MSPs”) today, with... Read more →

by   |   February 23, 2012