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Institutional investors speak out on proxy access and conflicting proposals

  • Cooley LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 25 2015

Earlier this month, the SEC's Investor Advisory Committee devoted part of its agenda to the topic of proxy access and the much debated Rule

Audit committee overload redux: another survey finds that audit committee members are working harder and want responsibility for risk assigned elsewhere

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 24 2015

KPMG's Audit Committee Institute has released its 2015 Global Audit Committee Survey, representing the views of over 1,500 audit committee members in

SOX clawback provision takes another bite

  • Zuckerman Spaeder LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 24 2015

Section 304 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 requires the CEO and CFO of an issuer that has restated its financial statements to reimburse the

SEC settlement with big four China affiliates removes cloud over future audits

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 24 2015

As discussed in the February 2014 Update, on January 22, 2014, an SEC Administrative Law Judge issued an initial decision suspending the Chinese

International auditing standards setter expands the auditor’s report; the PCAOB may be close behind

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 24 2015

On January 15, 2015, the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) announced that it had released revised standards on the content

Shareholder proposal seeks to preclude audit committee service by directors who served on bankruptcy filer board

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 24 2015

On January 22, 2015, the SEC staff issued a letter advising a company that the staff did not agree with the company's view that a shareholder

NYSE corporate governance guide: a look at recent hot button governance issues

  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 24 2015

The New York Stock Exchange has recently published a practical guide on corporate governance issues targeted at public companies which are faced with

SEC timeout on proxy access issue has wider implications

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 23 2015

On January 16, 2015, the SEC withdrew its December 1, 2014 no-action letter in which it concurred with the view of Whole Foods Market, Inc. that the

SEC proposes rules on disclosure of employee and director hedging policies

  • Tucker Ellis
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 20 2015

On February 9, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission proposed rule amendments to require annual meeting proxy statement disclosure of policies

ISS announces its position on proxy access and exclusion of shareholder proposals

  • Cooley LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 19 2015

Today, ISS issued long-awaited FAQs regarding its policy with respect to shareholder proposals for proxy access and its position on exclusion of