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SEC stays proxy access rules

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 4 2010

As we noted last week, the Business Roundtable and the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America (the "petitioners") filed a petition with the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit seeking review of recent changes to the SEC's proxy and related rules

Gupta claims Dodd-Frank cannot be applied retroactively

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2011

The SEC brought civil insider trading charges against Rajat Gupta in an administrative proceeding

Speculation, inconsistencies and bad math kill proxy access

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2011

SEC Rule 14a-11 allowed a shareholder (or group of shareholders) to include a shareholder nominee, in certain limited circumstances, in a public company’s proxy statement

First Dodd-Frank whistleblower case may impact internal investigations

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 10 2011

Egan v. TradingScreen Inc. (S.D.N.Y. May 4, 2011) is the first case dealing with the Dodd-Frank Act’s whistleblower provisions that we are aware of

A comparison of the Cincinnati Bell and Beazer say-on-pay decisions

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 6 2011

In Cincinnati Bell, the United States District Court declined to grant a motion to dismiss a law suit resulting from a failed say-on-pay vote

Court refuses to dismiss say-on-pay lawsuit

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 22 2011

The United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio recently refused to grant the defendants’ motion to dismiss litigation resulting from Cincinnati Bell’s failed say-on-pay vote required by the Dodd-Frank Act

The errors in the Cincinnati Bell say-on-pay decision

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 24 2011

As we noted, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio recently declined to grant a motion to dismiss filed by the officers and directors of Cincinnati Bell that resulted from a failed say-on-pay vote required by the Dodd-Frank Act

Faultless Sarb-Ox clawbacks for CEOs and CFOs delay lets you negotiate down

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 15 2011

The SEC has announced that the former chief executive officer and chairman of CSK Auto Corporation, Maynard Jenkins, has agreed to return $2.8 million in bonus compensation and stock profits that he received while the company was committing accounting fraud

Comparing the CFTC position limits litigation with the SEC proxy access litigation

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 4 2011

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc., or ISDA, and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, or SIFMA, have filed a legal challenge to the CFTC’s final rules that limit the positions that investors may own in certain commodities

SEC study on the cross-border scope of the private right of action under Section 10(b) of the Exchange Act

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 11 2012

Section 929Y of the Dodd-Frank Act directed the SEC to solicit public comment and then conduct a study to consider extending a private right of action for transnational securities fraud