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Poison pill withstands judicial scrutiny despite special treatment given to company founder

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 23 2010

An investor acquired 18 of a company and publicly stated he was considering purchasing more shares

SEC grants order staying effectiveness of proxy access rules

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 11 2010

On October 4, 2010, the SEC granted a stay of its proxy access rules pending resolution of the Business Roundtable and Chamber of Commerce petition for review of such rules with the DC Circuit Court of Appeals

SEC issues interpretive guidance on liquidity and capital resources disclosures and proposes rules addressing short-term borrowings disclosure

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 7 2011

On September 17, 2010, the SEC issued interpretive guidance on liquidity and capital resources disclosures and proposed rules regarding short-term borrowing disclosures in Management's Discussion and Analysis (the "MD&A"

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"

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

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

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

SEC charges executives for failing to disclose perquisites

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 7 2011

On January 12, 2011, the SEC charged a company and certain of the company's current and former executive officers with failing to disclose more than $1.18 million in perquisites to the former CEO of the company from at least 2002 to 2007

U.S.Sentencing Commission adopts changes to sentencing guidelines

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

On April 7, 2010, the U.S. Sentencing Commission approved changes to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines

Court rejects shareholder proposal due to insufficient proof of ownership

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

Rather than attempt to exclude a shareholder proposal through the normal SEC channels, a company filed a lawsuit in the Federal District Court for the Southern District of Texas seeking a declaratory judgment that would allow the company to exclude the shareholder proposal submitted by John Chevedden due to his alleged lack of eligibility