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SEC approves NYSE governance listing standards amendments

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 11 2009

On November 25, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved amendments to the New York Stock Exchange’s corporate governance listing standards in Section 303A of the NYSE Listed Company Manual

SEC re-opens public comment period for shareholder director nomination proposal

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 18 2009

On December 14, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced in a rule-making notice that it is re-opening the public comment period for its shareholder director nomination proposal in an effort to solicit views on additional data and analyses received by the Commission at or after the end of the original public comment period, which was August 17

SEC adopts final rules on shareholder advisory vote on executive compensation for TARP recipients

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 15 2010

On January 12, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted final rules that require companies which have received financial assistance under the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) to include in their proxy statement a separate shareholder vote on executive compensation as required to be disclosed under Item 402 of Regulation S-K

SEC publishes interpretations relating to new proxy disclosure rules

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 22 2010

On January 20, the Securities and Exchange Commission published Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations (C&DIs) providing further guidance as to transition dates and other clarifications for the new rules on corporate governance disclosures

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 extends SOX 404 auditor attestation date for smallest public companies

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

The Securities and Exchanges Commission today announced that the date for compliance by the smallest public companies (public float under $75 million) with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act Section 404 requirement that management’s assessment of the effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting be audited by an independent registered public accounting firm has been extended from beginning with fiscal years ending on or after December 15, 2009, to fiscal years ending on or after June 15, 2010

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

NYSE proposes permanent reduction of market capitalization threshold to $15 million

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 10 2009

On June 30, the New York Stock Exchange, LLC proposed to make permanent the current temporary reduction of its global market capitalization continued listing standard from $25 million to $15 million

House Committee approves “say on pay” legislation

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2009

On July 28, the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee approved legislation that would give shareholders of publicly traded companies a non-binding advisory vote on the compensation of such companies’ named executive officers at annual meetings of shareholders to elect directors