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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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8th Circuit Dismisses Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank Retaliation Claims

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Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities In Beacom v. Oracle America, Inc., the United States Court of Appeals for the Eight Circuit considered retaliation claims under Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank. The essence of the matter was a business unit of Oracle switched revenue projection methods from a “bottoms-up” method to a “top-down” method. Plaintiff Beacom claimed he repeatedly voiced concerns to his […] Read more →

by   |   June 8, 2016

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Republicans Announce Plans to Replace Dodd-Frank

Banking, CFPB, Consumer Protection, Public Companies and Securities House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) unveiled details of the Financial CHOICE Act – the Republican plan to replace the Dodd-Frank Act and promote... Read more →

by   |   June 7, 2016

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Nasdaq Golden Leash Proposal

Executive Compensation, Litigation, M&A, Public Companies and Securities Nasdaq recently extended the comment period for its proposed disclosure requirements on golden leash arrangements. Some may wonder why the proposal is controversial.  For an... Read more →

by   |   June 4, 2016

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The SEC Amends Form 10-K

Public Companies and Securities Earlier today, the SEC issued an interim final rule amending Form 10-K pursuant to section 72001 of the FAST Act.  That section required the SEC to allow issuers to include... Read more →

by   |   June 1, 2016