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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


SEC approves alternative to NASDAQ $4 per share initial listing bid price requirement
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2012

On April 18, 2012, the SEC approved on an accelerated basis a proposed rule change by NASDAQ to adopt an alternative to the $4 minimum bid price initial listing requirement for the NASDAQ Capital Market of either $2 or $3, if certain other listing requirements are met


SEC issues final rules on beneficial ownership reporting requirements for security-based swaps
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2011

To preserve the application of the SEC's existing beneficial ownership rules to persons who purchase or sell security-based swaps, on June 8, 2011, the SEC readopted without change the relevant portions of Rules 13d-3 and 16a-1


CalSTRS and CalPERS adopt policies on corporate political contributions disclosure
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2012

CalSTRS announced they had formally adopted a policy calling for portfolio companies to annually report their expenditures on political contributions and make that information "readily accessible to shareholders."


SEC provides guidance on road show internet broadcasts by companies that are not registered broker-dealers
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2011

On May 6, 2011, the staff of the Division of Trading and Markets of the SEC issued a no-action letter stating that it would not recommend enforcement action to the SEC against Roadshow Broadcast, LLC, or its officers, directors and employees under Section 15(a) of the Exchange Act if Roadshow Broadcast, for a flat service fee, transmits over the Internet, without registering as a broker or dealer, road shows that relate to public offerings of securities


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


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


Federal Court keeps FHFA's mortgage-backed securities case against UBS alive
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2012

On May 4, 2012, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York rejected UBS Americas, Inc.'s motion to dismiss federal securities claims brought against it by the Federal Housing Finance Agency


Division of Corporation Finance issues guidance on disclosures of smaller financial institutions
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2012

On April 20, 2012, the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance issued staff observations to provide guidance to smaller financial institutions