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House Financial Services Subcommittee passes five bills to ease the regulatory burden on small businesses
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2011

On October 5, 2011, the House Financial Services Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises Subcommittee passed five bills to ease the regulatory burden on small businesses and emerging growth companies


Delaware court refuses to enjoin merger despite lack of typical fiduciary safeguards due to board's expertise in corporation's business
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2011

Under Delaware law, a board of directors entering into a change of control transaction involving the sale of a company must secure the best value reasonably attainable for the company's stockholders


Division of investment management issues guidance on filing requirements of communications made in social media
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2013

On March 15, 2013, the SEC's Division of Investment Management (the "division") issued guidance on the filing requirements for electronic


SEC issues guidance on the use of social media to disclose company information
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2013

On April 2, 2013, the SEC provided guidance on the use of social media to disclose company information in a Report of Investigation under Section


ISS issues two sets of FAQS: 102 FAQS on compensation policies and 77 FAQS on non-compensation-related questions
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2013

On December 20, 2012, ISS released two lengthy sets of FAQs on 2013 compensation and non-compensation related policies. The following are issues addressed


SEC gets five years to seek civil penalties for fraud
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2013

On February 27, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court decided that if the SEC wants to bring civil penalties against an investment adviser for fraud, there is


FINRA answers frequently asked questions regarding public offerings
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2013

On February 2, 2013, FINRA released answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding rules for making public offerings. The topics discussed


SEC announces 2013 examination priorities
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 4 2013

On February 21, 2013, the National Examination Program in the SEC's Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations released its examination


SEC Division of Corporation Finance to consider revisions to foreign private issuer reporting system
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2012

On March 8, 2012, Meredith Cross, director at the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance, delivered a speech at the Annual Institute on Securities Regulation in Europe, in which she addressed, among other topics, the SEC's analysis of possible future changes to foreign private issuer reporting


SEC issues alert on strengthening compliance practices for underwriting muni bonds
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2012

On March 19, 2012, the SEC issued a risk alert on compliance measures to assist broker-dealers in fulfilling their due diligence duties when underwriting offerings of municipal securities