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Second Circuit clarifies Section 10(b) duty to update and Rule 10b-5 pleading standard
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2010

On March 1, 2010, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed in part and vacated in part a securities class action brought against a company for failing to update investors concerning problems with an agreement with the United States Postal Service (USPS) to serve as the preferred provider of USPS's electronic postmark


Court permits company to exclude shareholder proposal
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2010

Rather than go through the SEC process for excluding shareholder proposals, an issuer sought a declaratory judgment from the District Court for the Southern District of Texas that it may exclude a shareholder proposal from its proxy statement


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


PCAOB Chairman raises possibility of mandatory audit firm rotation in recent speech
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2011

On June 2, 2011, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) Chairman, James Doty, spoke before the 30th Annual SEC and Financial Reporting Institute Conference about challenges in improving audit quality and confidence


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


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


SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro discusses say-on-pay provisions and the timing for other Dodd-Frank rulemaking
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2011

In a speech given on November 2, 2011, SEC Chairman Mary L. Schapiro discussed the regulations put in place through Dodd-Frank, specifically the say-on-pay provisions