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SEC Issues Concept Release on Business and Financial Disclosure

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Public Companies and Securities The SEC has issued a concept release on business and financial disclosure required by Regulation S-K. The goal of the release is to assess whether the requirements of Regulation S-K continue to provide the information that investors need to make informed investment and voting decisions and whether any of the SEC’s rules have become outdated […] Read more →

by   |   April 13, 2016

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GAO Says Regulators Should Improve Transparency in Evaluating Banks’ “Living Wills”

Banking GAO has issued a report which noted the FDIC and Federal Reserve have developed separate but similar review processes for determining whether a resolution plan, often referred to... Read more →

by   |   April 12, 2016

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AG Explains Why the Conflict Minerals Decision Was Not Appealed to the Supreme Court

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities Loretta Lynch, United States Attorney General, explained in a letter to Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, why the United States did not submit a writ of certiorari with respect to... Read more →

by   |   April 11, 2016

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Pay Ratio Disclosures Begin to Appear in Proxy Statements

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Some companies have begun to disclose pay ratios in their proxy statements in advance of the SEC requirement. We have included a sample below. Of course, you’ll want to... Read more →

by   |   April 10, 2016