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Two say-on-pay related derivative suits recently dismissed

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

Recently, two say-on-pay related derivative suits were dismissed by courts in California and Maryland

SEC adopts changes to director election process for public companies

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 2 2010

On August 25, 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted new rules that require all U.S. public companies (and certain non-U.S. companies that comply with the U.S. proxy rules) to include in their proxy materials shareholder director nominees and shareholder proposals that seek to regulate the nomination and election of directors

House passes financial reform legislation

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 12 2010

On June 30, 2010, the House of Representatives approved the "Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act" (the "Dodd-Frank Act"

Division of Corporation Finance updates Financial Reporting Manual

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 11 2011

On July 1, 2011, the Division of Corporation Finance updated the Division of Corporation Finance Financial Reporting Manual

Division of Corporation Finance issues “Dear CFO” letter questioning repurchase agreements

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 5 2010

On March 29, 2010, the Division of Corporation Finance staff posted a sample letter it provided to the chief financial officer of certain public companies requesting information about repurchase agreements, securities lending transactions, or other transactions involving the transfer of financial assets with an obligation to repurchase the transferred assets

SEC proposes rules requiring disclosure of incentive-based compensation arrangements at financial institutions

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 14 2011

On March 2, 2011, the SEC proposed rules that require certain financial institutions to disclose the structure of their incentive-based compensation practices and prohibit such institutions from maintaining compensation practices that encourage inappropriate risks

Delaware Court of Chancery applies entire fairness standard to majority stockholder's debt conversion

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 9 2010

On May 28, 2010, the Delaware Court of Chancery held that the former controlling stockholder of a company had not established the entire fairness of a debt conversion transaction entered into between the company and the controlling stockholder

SEC Division of Corporation Finance issues new CDIs on say on pay and golden parachute compensation

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

On February 11, 2011, the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance issued new Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations (CDIs) with respect to shareholder approval of executive compensation and to golden parachute compensation

Court of Chancery affirms validity of bylaw accelerating timing of annual meeting

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 25 2010

In a case of first impression, the Delaware Court of Chancery considered the validity of a shareholder proposed bylaw amendment that would cause the company's annual meetings to be held in January of each year as opposed to August when the meetings have historically been held

FASB to issue revised exposure draft on loss-contingency disclosures

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 3 2010

On April 14, 2010, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) decided to revise the proposed quantitative and qualitative disclosure requirements in its original Exposure Draft relating to disclosures on loss contingencies and to issue a revised Exposure Draft in May 2010