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New York adopts revisions to Regulation 118 governing audited financial statements

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 12 2010

On December 28, 2009, the New York Insurance Department ("NYID") issued a Notice of Emergency adoption revising Regulation 118 to implement new audit and reporting standards on an emergency basis

PLUS D&O Symposium 2012 -- Day 1 first panel: latest trends in securities litigation and Dodd-Frank

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 8 2012

The first panel of the 2012 PLUS D&O Symposium discussed some of the latest trends in securities litigation and opined on potential future developments which may impact the D&O industry

Internet proxy solicitation: shareholder choice means companies must prepare early

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 27 2007

Shareholders may soon choose to receive proxy solicitations via the Internet

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission brings civil action against former New Century executives

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 6 2010

On December 7, 2009, the SEC charged three former executives of New Century Financial Corporation with securities fraud

Court approves American Home Mortgage's settlement of a subprime securities class action

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 18 2009

On July 30, 2009, the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York approved a $37.25 million settlement of a subprime-related securities class action styled, In re American Home Mortgage Securities Litigation

Illinois appeals court affirms dismissal of derivative action against Aon

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2009

An Illinois appeals court recently upheld the trial court’s dismissal of a derivative action brought against Aon based upon its alleged practice of collecting "contingent commissions."

SEC and NAIC take affirmative steps to address corporate disclosures regarding climate change

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 27 2009

On October 2, 2009, as part of the 48th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute held at Northwestern University School of Law, SEC Commissioner Elisse B. Walter gave a speech entitled “SEC Rulemaking ‘Advancing The Law’ To Protect Investors.”

Massachusetts federal court: subsequent demand moots demand-excused derivative suit

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 25 2008

The United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts recently granted a motion to dismiss a “demand excused” shareholder derivative suit on the basis that the suit was mooted by the plaintiffs’ subsequent demand letter

SEC requires additional corporate governance and compensation disclosure for 2010 annual meetings

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 22 2009

Most public companies will need to provide new disclosures about corporate governance, director qualifications and compensation matters in proxy statements for their 2010 annual meetings

Second Brocade executive convicted in backdating prosecution

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 7 2007

On December 5, 2007, following a 5 12 day trial in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, a jury convicted Brocade's former head of human resources, Stephanie Jensen, of falsifying corporate records and conspiracy