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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

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 recommends additional MD&A disclosures regarding loan losses

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 21 2009

In August, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Corporation Finance sent letters to public financial institutions recommending that the companies consider additional disclosures regarding risks in their loan portfolios and trends in loan losses in Management Discussion and Analysis (MD&A) in future filings

SEC proposes rules to enhance disclosure regarding corporate governance and clarify proxy rules

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2009

On July 1, the Securities and Exchange Commission proposed amendments intended to improve disclosure in the area of corporate governance and clarify the SEC’s proxy rules

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

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 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

SEC publishes final rule amendments extending SOX 404 auditor attestation date for smallest public companies

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

As reported in the October 2 edition of Corporate and Financial Weekly Digest, the Securities and Exchange Commission extended the date for compliance by companies with a public float under $75 million (non-accelerated filers) with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act Section 404 requirement that management’s assessment of the effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting (ICFR) be audited by an independent registered public accounting firm

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 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