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ISS issues 2011 policy updates
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2010

As discussed in the November 8, 2010 issue of the Securities & Financial News to Note Bulletin, Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc. (ISS) previously announced the opening of its annual comment period for its 2011 proxy voting policies


“Filing Olympics” discouraged in Delaware derivative litigation
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2010

In two recent significant decisions, the Delaware Chancery Court has sent a clear message to would-be plaintiffs racing to be the first to file a derivative class action to do their homework first


SEC Commissioner Aguilar gives speech on board diversity
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2011

In his speech titled "Board Diversity: Why It Matters and How to Improve It," SEC Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar indicated there could be improvement in the disclosure provided by companies regarding board diversity, as newly required under the changes to Item 407 of Regulation S-K in late 2009


NYSE Commission on Corporate Governance issues final report
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • October 11 2010

On September 23, 2010, the NYSE Commission on Corporate Governance issued its final report that identifies 10 core governance principles, and considered these principles in the context of the three corporate governance actors: boards, management and shareholders


SEC approves rule change on broker nonvotes and executive pay
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • October 11 2010

On September 24, 2010, the SEC approved a NASDAQ rule change on an accelerated basis that amends its proxy voting rule


Corporate governance and executive compensation provisions in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2010

On July 21, 2010, the President signed into law the "Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act" ("Dodd-Frank"


SEC releases study on Section 404(b) as required by Dodd-Frank
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2011

The SEC released a study regarding compliance with Section 404(b) of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, as required by Dodd-Frank


SEC issues interpretive guidance on liquidity and capital resources disclosures and proposes rules addressing short-term borrowings disclosure
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2011

On September 17, 2010, the SEC issued interpretive guidance on liquidity and capital resources disclosures and proposed rules regarding short-term borrowing disclosures in Management's Discussion and Analysis (the "MD&A"


SEC proposes asset-backed securities disclosure rules
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • October 25 2010

On October 14, 2010, the SEC proposed asset-backed securities disclosure rules in accordance with Sections 932 and 945 of the Dodd-Frank Act


FASB Proposes Changes to the Goodwill Impairment Test
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • October 25 2010

On October 6, 2010, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) proposed two critical changes to the way companies test for impairment of goodwill as part of an accounting standards update on Topic 350