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Preliminary 2013 proxy season checklist
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • September 24 2012

At this time, there are relatively few new items that need to be considered for the upcoming proxy and 10-K season


PCAOB adopts standards for broker-dealer audits
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2013

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, or PCAOB, adopted two attestation standards pertaining to audits of brokers and dealers. The PCAOB


Trinity Wall Street responds in appeal of exclusion of shareholder proposal
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2015

Currently before the Third Circuit is Trinity Wall Street v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. The case involves whether Wal-Mart can exclude a shareholder


SEC adopts final rules on proxy disclosure enhancements
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2009

The SEC has adopted final rules related to proxy disclosure enhancements


Public companies - planning for 2009
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2009

We suggest that public companies consider the following when planning for 2009


Public companies will need special board approval to enter into non-cleared swaps
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • October 9 2010

Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act broadly requires many swap transactions to be subject to exchange trading and clearing requirements


Review of SEC’s prior proxy access proposal
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2010

Section 971 of the Dodd-Frank Act provides that the SEC may prescribe rules that permit shareholders to include nominees for election as directors in proxy statements and prescribe certain procedures the issuer must follow


Say on pay and broker non-votes
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2010

The Dodd-Frank Act expands the areas in which brokers are prohibited from voting unless they have received specific client instructions


Dodd-Frank: disclosure of median comp of what utility?
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2010

I have been thinking about the new Dodd-Frank requirement for public companies to report the ratio of the median annual total compensation of all the company's employees (other than the CEO) to the CEO's annual total compensation


GE and Northern Trust react to negative ISS recommendations on say-on-pay
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • April 7 2011

Both GE and Northern Trust have filed additional soliciting materials reacting to ISS's "No" recommendations on their non-binding say-on-pay proposals