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Delaware Court of Chancery upholds forum selection provisions in bylaws

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 28 2013

Over the last several years, a number of companies have included in their certificates of incorporation or bylaws exclusive forum selection

ISS announces ISS Governance QuickScore to replace GRId

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 8 2013

Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) recently announced that, effective in late February or early March, it is replacing its Governance Risk

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

FASB drops proposal to modify loss contingency disclosure requirements

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 13 2012

On July 9, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) decided to remove its project to modify disclosures of certain loss contingencies from the FASB’s technical agenda

SEC implements secure e-mail system for confidential submissions

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 18 2012

Effective May 14, the Division of Corporation Finance of the Securities and Exchange Commission has implemented a secure e-mail system that allows it to receive confidential submissions from “emerging growth companies” (EGCs) under the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act), as well as from certain foreign private issuers under the Division of Corporation Finance’s pre-existing policy that permits such issuers to submit draft registration statements to the SEC for non-public review

PCAOB proposes to change form and content of audit reports

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 8 2011

On June 21, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) issued a Concept Release in which it proposed potential alternatives for changing the content of audit reports in order to "provide investors with more transparency into the audit process and more insight into the company's financial statements or other information outside the financial statements."

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