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Delaware chancery court refuses to certify a class in connection with recapitalization plan
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2010

The Delaware Court of Chancery refused to certify a class action by minority shareholders alleging material non-disclosures in connection with a recapitalization plan approved by the written consent of less than all of the shareholders under 8 Del


Four of corp fin’s Dodd-Frank rulemakings delayed
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2011

The SEC has revised its Dodd-Frank Act rulemaking timeline, pushing back its estimate of when it will issue proposed rules


Proxy access rules effective November 15, 2010
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2010

As discussed in our September 2, 2010 Public Companies Alert, the SEC adopted proxy access rules on August 25, 2010


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


PCAOB proposes auditing standard on Communications with Audit Committees
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2010

On March 29, 2010, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) proposed for comment an auditing standard on Communications with Audit Committees, and a series of related amendments to its interim standards


Say on pay: companies failing to garner majority support
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2011

According to ISS Voting Analytics data as of March 22, 2011, over 90 of companies have garnered majority support in their say on pay votes; however, four companies have failed to receive majority support in their say on pay votes during the 2011 proxy season


Delaware chancery court adopts standard for controlling stockholder going private transactions
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2010

The Delaware Court of Chancery held that the "entire fairness" standard of review applies to a going private transaction (tender offers and mergers) initiated by a controlling stockholder unless the transaction is both (i) negotiated and affirmatively recommended by a special committee of independent directors and (ii) conditioned on the affirmative tender or approval of a majority of the minority stockholders


SEC’s Chief Accountant addresses status of accounting and auditing standards projects
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2010

On May 21, 2010, the SEC's Chief Accountant, James Kroeker, testifying before a Subcommittee of the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services, addressed the status of various accounting and auditing standards matters that the SEC is working on in conjunction with the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB


Delaware Court of Chancery applies entire fairness standard to majority stockholder's debt conversion
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2010

On May 28, 2010, the Delaware Court of Chancery held that the former controlling stockholder of a company had not established the entire fairness of a debt conversion transaction entered into between the company and the controlling stockholder


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"