We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.
In cooperation with Association of Corporate Counsel
  Request new password

Search results

Order by most recent / most popular / relevance

Results: 1-10 of 354

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

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 15 2014

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

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

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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

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

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

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

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

  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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

Proxy access is private ordering now taking front and center stage?

  • Cooley LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 8 2014

As reported by thecorporatecounsel.net blog, on December 1, the SEC staff granted the no-action request of Whole Foods Market, Inc., allowing the

Court precludes omission of shareholder proposal, after SEC staff permits exclusion

  • Cooley LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 8 2014

In Trinity Wall Street v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., a federal district court in Delaware granted injunctive relief precluding omission of a shareholder

One percent responsible

  • Cooley LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 24 2014

Longtop Financial Technologies, a Chinese financial software company, was a notorious financial fraud (see here for a NYT column on the discovery of

Financial services update November 24 2014 judicial developments

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 24 2014

On November 19th, the Second Circuit certified to the Delaware Supreme Court this question: if plaintiff corporation has contracted with defendant

M&A and Corporate Governance Newsletter-Fall 2014

  • Kaye Scholer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 18 2014

On November 4, 2014, the district court in Allergan, Inc. v. Valeant Pharmaceuticals Int'l, Inc., Case No. SACV 14-1214 (C.D. Cal.) ruled on