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Third Circuit Issues Decision in Wal-Mart Case

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Public Companies and Securities The Third Circuit has issued its decision in the case of Trinity Wall Street v Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.  To try and put it simply, Wal-Mart argued Trinity’s shareholder proposal dressed up a matter related to the ordinary business operations of Wal-Mart, which was the sales of certain products such as assault weapons, as a governance […] Read more →

by   |   July 7, 2015

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SEC Seeking Comment on Possible Revisions to Audit Committee Disclosures

Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized The SEC has issued a concept release to seek public comment regarding audit committee reporting requirements, with a focus on the audit committee’s reporting of its... Read more →

by   |   July 6, 2015

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SEC Proposes Clawback Rules—A Comprehensive Summary

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has proposed new rules to implement Section 954 of the Dodd-Frank Act, which added Section 10D to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Section 10D requires the Commission... Read more →

by   |   July 2, 2015

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Executive Compensation Paid to Controlling Shareholders Subject to Business Judgment Review When Approved by an Independent Committee

Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation Members of the Dolan family hold 73% of the voting power of Cablevision Systems Corporation’s stock.  A shareholder commenced a derivative action regarding the executive... Read more →

by   |   July 1, 2015