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ISS publishes updated FAQS for its proxy voting policies

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 4 2013

On December 20, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) published updated FAQs regarding its proxy voting policies and procedures. The updated FAQs

SEC staff publishes new guidance on shareholder proposals

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 26 2012

On October 16 the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Corporation Finance issued Staff Legal Bulletin No. 14G (SLB 14G) providing guidance with respect to three issues in connection with shareholder proxy proposals that arose during the 2012 proxy season

ISS proposes updates to its proxy voting policies for 2013

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 26 2012

On October 16, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) published for comment proposed changes to its proxy voting policies for 2013

ISS publishes FAQs for policies on proxy voting recommendations

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 7 2011

On December 14 and January 4, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) published FAQs regarding its policies for determining proxy voting recommendations for meetings to be held on or after February 1

ISS publishes updated policies for proxy voting recommendations

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 3 2010

On November 19, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) published updated policies for determining its proxy voting recommendations for meetings to be held on or after February 1, 2011

SEC publishes report from Forum on Small Business Capital Formation

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 21 2010

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently published the Final Report from its Forum on Small Business Capital Formation, held in November 2009

SEC adopts proxy rule changes to notice and access model

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 26 2010

On February 22, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted final rule changes to its notice and access proxy solicitation model (also known as the "notice-only option") which provides for Internet availability of proxy materials following the provision to shareholders of a notice of Internet availability

SEC issues technical corrections to recent rule amendments

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 26 2010

On February 23, the Securities and Exchange Commission made technical corrections to rule amendments adopted on December 19, 2009, in the areas of corporate governance and proxy disclosure

House Financial Services Committee approves exemption from SOX 404(b) auditor attestation requirement for smallest public companies

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 6 2009

On November 4, the House Financial Services Committee approved an amendment to the Investor Protection Act of 2009 (H.R. 3817) introduced by Congressmen Scott Garrett (R-N.J.) and John Adler (D-N.J.) that would exempt companies with a public float under $75 million (non-accelerated filers) from the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) Section 404(b) requirement that management’s assessment of the effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting be audited by an independent registered public accounting firm

SEC proposes proxy rule changes to improve notice-only option

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 16 2009

On October 14, the Securities and Exchange Commission proposed rule changes to its notice and access proxy solicitation model in order to enhance shareholder comprehension of the "notice-only option" and improve shareholder response rates to proxy solicitations