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SEC Revisits Pay-Ratio and Conflict Minerals Reporting
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2017

Last week, the acting chair of the SEC, Michael Piwowar, reopened for public comment the Dodd-Frank pay-ratio rule, which mandates that companies


President’s Two-for-One Deregulation Executive Order Does Not Apply to SEC
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2017

On Jan. 30, 2017, President Trump signed an Executive Order requiring, among other things, that unless prohibited by law, whenever an executive


NYSE Issues Annual Memo for 2017
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2017

On Feb. 1, 2017, the staff of NYSE Regulation issued its annual memo describing recent developments and reminders applicable to companies listed on


US AG Jeff Sessions Says He Will Enforce FCPA
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2017

In responding to a question from fellow Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, D-RI, regarding enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Senator


SEC Whistleblower Bounty Program Awards another $7 million
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2017

In late January 2017, the SEC Office of the Whistleblower announced another significant award of more than $7 million split among three


Revised Jurisdictional Thresholds Under the HSR Act
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2017

The Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (HSR Act), requires, among other things, that parties seeking to consummate a


Federal Securities Lawsuit Filings Surge to Record Levels in 2016
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2017

Cornerstone Research recently released its 2016 year in review report on securities class action filings. According to the report, in 2016, the


The SEC Expands Cooperation Agreement with Hong Kong Regulators
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • Hong Kong, USA
  • February 13 2017

On Jan. 19, 2017, the SEC announced that it had established a comprehensive arrangement with the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission to


SEC Permits Exclusion of Shareholder Proposals Regarding Virtual-Only Shareholder Meetings and Greenhouse Gas Reductions
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2017

The SEC recently issued no-action letters permitting companies to exclude shareholder proposals relating to virtual-only shareholder meetings and


SEC Announces Settlement with Issuer Regarding Undisclosed Perks and Improper Use of Non-GAAP Financial Measures
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2017

On Jan. 18, 2017, the SEC settled charges alleging that the issuer (i) failed to disclose certain perquisites paid to its then Chairman and CEO and