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Smaller reporting company regulatory relief

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • January 9 2008

As part of its measures to modernize and improve its capital raising, reporting and disclosure requirements for smaller public companies, the SEC has adopted final rules regarding the smaller company reporting system

Planning for 2008

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 9 2008

A number of matters should be considered while planning for 2008, both for the proxy season and otherwise

Public companies - planning for 2009

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 6 2009

We suggest that public companies consider the following when planning for 2009

SEC adopts final rules on proxy disclosure enhancements

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 21 2009

The SEC has adopted final rules related to proxy disclosure enhancements

A guide to implementing the SEC’s new rules on proxy disclosure enhancements

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 19 2010

Update officers’ and directors’ questionnaires to gather information with respect to expanded disclosures regarding legal proceedings and, for directors, all directorships currently held and held in the past five years

What does a clawback policy look like?

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 9 2010

Section 954 of the Dodd-Frank Act requires national securities exchanges (meaning for instance, the NYSE, Amex and Nasdaq) to adopt rules as directed by the SEC, which rules will require issuers to develop and implement a policy providing:for disclosure of an issuer's policy on incentive compensation that is based on financial information required to be reported under securities laws; and that, if an accounting restatement is prepared, the issuer will recover any excess incentive-based compensation from any current or former executive officer who received such incentive-based compensation in the three preceding years

Review of SEC’s prior proxy access proposal

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 10 2010

Section 971 of the Dodd-Frank Act provides that the SEC may prescribe rules that permit shareholders to include nominees for election as directors in proxy statements and prescribe certain procedures the issuer must follow

Say on pay and broker non-votes

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 10 2010

The Dodd-Frank Act expands the areas in which brokers are prohibited from voting unless they have received specific client instructions

Dodd-Frank: disclosure of median comp of what utility?

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2010

I have been thinking about the new Dodd-Frank requirement for public companies to report the ratio of the median annual total compensation of all the company's employees (other than the CEO) to the CEO's annual total compensation

Here comes proxy access

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 19 2010

The SEC has announced that it will "consider" the adoption of proxy access rules on August 25, 2010