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Negative "say-on-pay" advisory votes continue; derivative suits filed for other companies that received "negative" votes
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2011

Three additional companies have failed to obtain majority support in their say-on-pay votes: Umpqua Holdings Corporation, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. and Navigant Consulting


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


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"


FASB to issue revised exposure draft on loss-contingency disclosures
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2010

On April 14, 2010, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) decided to revise the proposed quantitative and qualitative disclosure requirements in its original Exposure Draft relating to disclosures on loss contingencies and to issue a revised Exposure Draft in May 2010


U.S.Sentencing Commission adopts changes to sentencing guidelines
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2010

On April 7, 2010, the U.S. Sentencing Commission approved changes to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines


Senator Dodd introduces new financial reform bill
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2010

On March 15, 2010, Senator Dodd introduced the Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010 (the "2010 Bill"


SEC issues six new interpretations on XBRL
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2010

The SEC's Office of Interactive Disclosure has issued six new interpretations to frequently asked questions on XBRL to help filers understand how to comply with the SEC's interactive data disclosure rules


Division of Corporation Finance issues additional CDIs on executive compensation
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2010

On March 12, 2010, the Division of Corporation Finance issued additional Regulation S-K Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations (CDIs) relating to disclosure of bonuses when an executive declines to accept the bonus, and the scope of the new compensation consultant disclosure requirement


FASB and IASB publish joint exposure draft on the reporting entity
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2010

On March 11, 2010, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) issued a joint exposure draft titled, "Conceptual Framework for Financial Reporting: The Reporting Entity."