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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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NYSE Submits Proposed Rule to SEC on Elimination of Broker Discretionary Voting on Executive Compensation Matters

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Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Pursuant to Section 957 of the Dodd-Frank Act, the New York Stock Exchange submitted a proposal to amend NYSE Rule 452 and NYSE Listed Company Manual Section 402.08 to prohibit member organizations from voting uninstructed shares if the matter to be voted on relates to executive compensation.  The NYSE is requesting that the SEC approve […] Read more →

by   |   September 7, 2010

Stacks of Coins

Municipal Advisers Must Register With the SEC by October 1

Banking, Insurance, Public Companies and Securities The Securities and Exchange Commission announced on September 2, 2010, that it has adopted a temporary rule requiring municipal advisors to register with the SEC by October 1, a... Read more →

by   |   September 2, 2010

Dodd-Frank Corporate Governance

You Received a Proxy Access Notice — Now What?

Public Companies and Securities Upon receipt of a notice of a shareholder nominee under the proxy access rules, public companies have a series of decisions to make with tight time lines imposed by the new proxy... Read more →

by   |   September 1, 2010

FDIC Commences Roundtable Discussions on the Dodd-Frank Act

Banking In connection with the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act, the FDIC announced a series of roundtable discussions with external parties. The first discussion was held on August... Read more →

by   |   September 1, 2010