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Responding to California’s Transparency in Supply Chains Act

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 25 2012

Sweeping new legislation that went into effect in California earlier this year requires qualifying companies to detail and publicly disclose the nature and scope of their corporate compliance efforts to eliminate human trafficking, slavery and child labor from their global supply chains

ESOPs a way to provide liquidity for minority shareholders: ESOPs can provide a closely held company with a market for its stock and resolve its shareholders’ liquidity needs

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 10 2010

Picture the following situation involving shareholders of a closely held corporation

2013 U.S. proxy voting policies and procedures FAQ (excluding compensation-related questions)

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 9 2013

The following issues are among those addressed in ISS' non-compensation-related FAQs: U.S. Research Procedures U.S. proxy analyses are generally issued

Delaware Chancery Court expands number of direct claims available to stockholders

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 1 2013

On March 15, 2013, the Delaware Court of Chancery denied motions to dismiss filed by a group of director defendants and certain affiliated funds for

Delaware Chancery Court addresses indemnification and advancement of legal expenses

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2012

A recent opinion from the Delaware Chancery Court addresses directors' and officers' indemnification and advancement rights

Chief Accountant reminds lawyers that GAAP and not the ABA-auditor treaty governs loss contingency disclosure

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2011

At a recent New York Bar Association conference, Wayne Carnall, Chief Accountant of the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance, warned registrants to avoid relying on the long-standing ABA-auditor "treaty" between lawyers and auditors when deciding what to report about litigation contingencies in financial statements

Second Circuit considers no oral modification clause in helicopter contract

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 23 2014

The Second Circuit recently issued a summary decision concerning the scope of a "no oral modification" clause in contracts governing the sale of

SEC clarifies disclosure for grants subject to negative discretion in proxy

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 8 2010

Effective March 1, 2010, the SEC Staff issued a new Compliance and Disclosure Interpretation (CDI) addressing incentive plan awards that allow the compensation committee to exercise "negative discretion" to reduce the amount earned pursuant to the award consistent with Section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code

ISS releases 20 FAQs on 2012 compensation guidelines

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 7 2012

On January 25, 2012, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) released 20 frequently asked questions on its 2012 compensation guidelines

Maintaining a California subsidiary may expose foreign corporations to service in California

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 17 2011

A recent California Court of Appeals ruling greatly expands the exposure of foreign corporations to suit in California