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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


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


Simplifications for smaller reporting companies
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2007

The SEC has historically attempted to provide regulatory relief for smaller companies in its rule-making efforts


Dodd-Frank executive compensation overview
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2012

The Dodd-Frank Act looks like it will affect compensation and benefits law in three main areas


Deere and HP may exclude shareholder proposals requesting mandatory auditor rotation
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • November 27 2011

Deere and HP received shareholder proposals under Rule 14a-8 requesting that the Company’s Board of Directors and its Audit Committee establish an Audit Firm Rotation Policy that requires that at least every seven years the Company’s audit firm rotate off the engagement for a minimum of three years


SEC begins revamping registration process following JOBS Act
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2012

The SEC has issued a number of frequently asked questions outlining the interaction between confidential registration statements permitted under the JOBS Act and the balance of the registration and offering process


SEC issues report on Regulation D offerings
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2012

The SEC staff has issued a report entitled “Capital Raising in the U.S.: the Significance of Unregistered Offerings Using the Regulation D Exemption.”


SEC issues FAQs on Exchange Act registration under JOBS Act
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2012

The SEC has issued a series of frequently asked questions on Exchange Act registration under the JOBS Act


SEC staff permits exclusion of some but not all shareholder proxy access proposals
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2012

The Staff of the Division of Corporation Finance has issued its initial no-action rulings on requests by public companies to exclude shareholder proxy access proposals


A comparison of the Cincinnati Bell and Beazer say-on-pay decisions
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • October 6 2011

In Cincinnati Bell, the United States District Court declined to grant a motion to dismiss a law suit resulting from a failed say-on-pay vote