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Justice Department Tells Court CFPB is Unconstitutional
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2017

The Department of Justice has filed an amicus brief in the case of PHH Corp. v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau pending before the United States


SEC Proposes to Require Use of Inline XBRL
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2017

In 2009 the SEC adopted rules requiring operating companies to provide the information from the financial statements accompanying their registration


First Form AP Filed with the PCAOB
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2017

Grant Thornton LLP became the first registered public accounting firm to file a Form AP with the PCAOB. Form AP currently requires identification of


Delaware Court Addresses Fee-Shifting Bylaw
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • December 28 2016

In 2015, Section 115 was added to the Delaware General Corporation Law, or DGCL providing that Delaware corporations may adopt bylaws requiring that


ISS Provides Updated Compensation Plan and Executive Compensation FAQs
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • December 19 2016

ISS has updated its equity compensation plan FAQs. New and materially updated questions include: If a company grants performance-based awards, how


GAMCO Folds on Rejection of Proxy Access Nominee
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • November 28 2016

As previously noted, National Fuel Gas had rejected a proxy access nominee submitted by GAMCO Asset Management Inc. because of non-conformance with


First Proxy Access Nominee Rejected
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • November 25 2016

GAMCO Asset Management Inc. made the news when it became the first to submit a nominee for National Fuel Gas’ board of directors using a proxy access


ISS Announces 2017 Benchmark Policy Updates
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2016

ISS has announced its 2017 policy changes. Some key changes for the U.S. are discussed below. Restrictions on Binding Shareholder Proposals. ISS has


SEC Grants Broker-Dealers Relief under New Lease Accounting Standard
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2016

To perhaps oversimplify things greatly, the new GAAP for lease accounting will require operating leases to be recorded on the balance sheet much like


ISS Announces Pay-for-Performance Methodology Updates for 2017
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2016

ISS announced changes to the methodology underlying its pay-for-performance models for companies in the U.S. and other markets to take effect Feb. 1