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Highlights of selected recent public company issues

  • Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 20 2014

The third quarter of 2014 brought a reminder that registrants must take care when considering disclosure in MD&A relating to “known uncertainties.”

How to lose $4 million when firing an executive what happens when it all goes wrong?

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 11 2011

I usually work as a defense attorney

General counsel update September 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Russia, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • September 29 2014

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Court's new rules come into force on 1 October 2014 and are to apply to any arbitration

SEC sinks its claws into executive compensation

  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2009

Federal authorities have recently launched new salvos against executives deemed to have received excessive compensation, and this time the weapon of choice is the "claw back."

Defending Section 162(m) executive compensation derivative suits in the United States

  • Dechert LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 11 2013

Decisions regarding executive compensation fall squarely within the discretion of a public company's board of directors. Recently, however

2014 summary of new Maine laws

  • Pierce Atwood LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 14 2014

This year's 2nd regular legislative session was focused largely on budget matters, carry over legislation and a Limited number of new bills. Most

Dodd-Frank's extension of SOX whistleblower protections to subsidiaries of publicly traded companies applies retroactively, says SDNY

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 18 2012

Recently, the Southern District of New York held that Section 929A of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 ("Dodd-Frank"), which amends Section 806 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 ("Sarbanes-Oxley" or "SOX"), can apply retroactively to protect whistleblowers working for a non-public subsidiary of a publicly traded company

Executive compensation issues for financial institutions: compensation committee independence and “say on pay”

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2009

Ongoing legislative and agency initiatives arising from the administration’s "Regulatory Reform Agenda" are increasingly moving toward "federalizing" corporate law and regulating the activities of management and boards in private business, even outside of the TARP recipient environment

The protocol: the financial services industry potentially changes the common law by contract

  • Williams Mullen
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  • USA
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  • May 3 2010

This blog has discussed the concepts of employee fiduciary duties, proprietary and trade secret information and corporate raids in many contexts

SEC issues final rules implementing the whistleblower program under Dodd-Frank

  • Torys LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • June 6 2011

On May 25, 2011, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission approved final rules to implement the whistleblower program, which rewards individuals whose reports of violations of U.S. federal securities laws lead to successful enforcement actions