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Company seeks exclusion of shareholder proposal relating to clawbacks

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2012

Morgan Stanley seeks to exclude the following shareholder proposal submitted on behalf of the Comptroller of the City of New York as custodian and a trustee of several pension funds from its upcoming proxy statement

XBRL compliance is upon us

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2011

All public companies must now comply with the SEC’s mandate to use XBRL technology when filing financial statements

Use of additional soliciting materials remains constant in 2013

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 8 2013

Since the advent of a mandatory but advisory say-on-pay vote required by the Dodd-Frank Act, issuers have used additional soliciting materials in

Simplifications for smaller reporting companies

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 17 2007

The SEC has historically attempted to provide regulatory relief for smaller companies in its rule-making efforts

Examples of conflict minerals disclosure

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 7 2011

Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Act requires certain disclosures and other matters regarding issuers who use “conflict minerals . . . necessary to the functionality of production of a product manufactured by such person” that originate in the Democratic Republic of Congo or an adjoining country

SEC releases rulemaking schedule

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 18 2010

The SEC has released its planned rulemaking schedule through July 2011

Preliminary 2013 proxy season checklist

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 24 2012

At this time, there are relatively few new items that need to be considered for the upcoming proxy and 10-K season

SEC Chairman speaks to NACD upcoming rulemaking; recent proxy rules

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 20 2010

Yesterday, Mary L. Schapiro, Chairperson of the SEC, addressed the National Association of Corporate Directors

SEC proposes rules regarding broker-dealer reporting

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 16 2011

The SEC has proposed amendments to the broker-dealer financial reporting rule under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Public companies will need special board approval to enter into non-cleared swaps

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

Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act broadly requires many swap transactions to be subject to exchange trading and clearing requirements