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SEC proposes rules requiring disclosure of incentive-based compensation arrangements at financial institutions
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2011

On March 2, 2011, the SEC proposed rules that require certain financial institutions to disclose the structure of their incentive-based compensation practices and prohibit such institutions from maintaining compensation practices that encourage inappropriate risks


SEC Division of Corporation Finance issues new CDIs on a variety of topics
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2011

On March 4, 2011, the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance issued new Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations (CDIs) covering a variety of matters, including one on the CD&A, two on Rule 144, two on free writing prospectuses and two on director disclosures, as well as two others


SEC issues new Staff Accounting Bulletin Number 114
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2011

On March 7, 2011, the SEC's Office of the Chief Accountant and Division of Corporate Finance jointly issued Staff Accounting Bulletin (SAB) Number 114, which revises or rescinds portions of the interpretative guidance included in the codification of the SAB Series


House Financial Services Subcommittee passes five bills to ease the regulatory burden on small businesses
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2011

On October 5, 2011, the House Financial Services Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises Subcommittee passed five bills to ease the regulatory burden on small businesses and emerging growth companies


Delaware court refuses to enjoin merger despite lack of typical fiduciary safeguards due to board's expertise in corporation's business
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2011

Under Delaware law, a board of directors entering into a change of control transaction involving the sale of a company must secure the best value reasonably attainable for the company's stockholders


ISS publishes draft proxy voting guidelines
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2011

On October 18, 2011, Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc. (ISS) published for comment its proposed 2012 updates to its proxy voting guidelines


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


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


Delaware Chancery Court decides case on timing of annual stockholders meetings and advance notice requirements for stockholder proposals
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2011

On June 3, 2011, the Delaware Court of Chancery refused to enjoin a stockholders meeting and enforced an advance notice requirement regarding stockholder proposals imposed by the company's proxy statement rather than its bylaws


Division of Corporation Finance updates Financial Reporting Manual
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2011

On July 1, 2011, the Division of Corporation Finance updated the Division of Corporation Finance Financial Reporting Manual