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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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Proxy Access: What do SEC Filings Reveal?

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Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities References to Rule 14a-11 are beginning to show up in public filings.  Set forth below are some examples.  The examples show the multitude of ways in which Rule 14a-11 will impact corporate legal practice.  Disclosures in Proxy Statements  Dynegy includes the following 14a-11 disclosure in its preliminary proxy statement:  “Under Rule 14a-8 promulgated under the […] Read more →

by   |   September 9, 2010

CFTC to Publish All Outside Meetings Regarding Implementation of Dodd-Frank

Banking, Derivatives, Energy, Insurance In an effort to keep implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act transparent, the CFTC has begun publishing a list of all meetings with outside organizations regarding implementation of... Read more →

by   |   September 8, 2010

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SEC, CFTC To Host Joint September Roundtables On Swap and Security-Based Swap Matters

Banking, Energy, Insurance, Public Companies and Securities Staff from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will hold two joint public roundtables in September on issues relating to... Read more →

by   |   September 8, 2010

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

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... Read more →

by   |   September 7, 2010