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Business law update - Winter 2014

  • Thompson Hine LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 16 2014

It long has been the law that unpaid creditors of an insolvent debtor can complain if the debtor sells or otherwise transfers any of its assets for

SEC and PCAOB combine their focusses on broker-dealer audits and independence in settlements with fifteen audit firms

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 15 2014

On December 8, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) announced settlements with

Whole Foods’ proposal for proxy access is sufficient to exclude shareholder proposal

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 15 2014

In a closely watched development, the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance Staff (Staff) granted no-action relief in early December to Whole Foods

Federal court overrules SEC staff no-action letter excluding shareholder proposal

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 15 2014

In a recent case involving Wal-Mart Stores, a federal district court overturned a staff no-action letter from the Securities and Exchange Commission

Recent developments relating to rights to exclude shareholder proposals from proxy statements

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 12 2014

A recent court decision and no-action letter have brought to light new issues surrounding issuer requests for Securities and Exchange Commission

Gender Diversity Survey2014 proxy season results

  • Fenwick & West LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 11 2014

The Fenwick & West Gender Diversity Survey provides exclusive insight into women's participation at the most senior levels of companies in the

Corporate governance survey 2014 proxy season results

  • Fenwick & West LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 11 2014

As outside legal counsel to a wide range of public companies in the technology and life sciences industries, many of which are based in Silicon

SEC grants no-action relief to Whole Foods to exclude proxy access shareholder proposal

  • Ropes & Gray LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 10 2014

On December 1, 2014, the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission granted no-action relief to Whole Foods Market regarding its request to omit

In case you missed it.

  • Cooley LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 10 2014

Here is a link to an excellent story in the Sunday NYT that takes a more in-depth look into the consequences of hedge fund activism -not just on the

SEC and PCAOB address independence requirements in audits related to broker-dealers’ financial statements

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 10 2014

Confirming that auditor independence continues to be a regulatory priority, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC or Commission) and the Public