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Division of Corporation Finance issues “Dear CFO” letter questioning repurchase agreements
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2010

On March 29, 2010, the Division of Corporation Finance staff posted a sample letter it provided to the chief financial officer of certain public companies requesting information about repurchase agreements, securities lending transactions, or other transactions involving the transfer of financial assets with an obligation to repurchase the transferred assets


Corporate governance amendments included in manager amendment to Senator Dodd bill
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2010

On March 22, 2010, the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs approved a 114-page Manager's Amendment to the bill introduced by Senator Dodd titled, "Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010" (the "2010 Bill"


Court of Chancery affirms validity of bylaw accelerating timing of annual meeting
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • October 25 2010

In a case of first impression, the Delaware Court of Chancery considered the validity of a shareholder proposed bylaw amendment that would cause the company's annual meetings to be held in January of each year as opposed to August when the meetings have historically been held


SEC posts schedule for Dodd-Frank rulemaking
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2010

The SEC has posted a tentative schedule for the rulemaking mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act


Public Company Accounting Oversight Board issues concept release regarding audited financial statements
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2011

On June 21, 2011, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) issued a concept release relating to possible revisions to the PCAOB’s standards relating to reports on audited financial statements


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


SEC proposes listing standards for compensation committees
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2011

On March 30, 2011, the SEC proposed rules to implement Section 952 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank"


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"


Division of Corporation Finance publishes revised accounting manual
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2010

On July 7, 2010, the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance published a revised Financial Reporting Manual


“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