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The SEC’s Proposed Universal Proxy Rule: Beneficial to Shareholders or Tilting the Result toward Activist Investors?
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • October 28 2016

Under current law and practice, a shareholder of a public company that is asked to vote in a contested election of directors where a slate of


ISS Launches 2017 ISS Benchmark Policy Comment Period
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • October 27 2016

ISS announced the launch of its 2017 benchmark voting policy consultation period. The open comment period, which will solicit views from governance


Issues Relating to Equity Plan Amendments to Increase Tax Withholding Under New FASB Rules
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • October 27 2016

Financial Accounting Standards Board's (FASB) new standards, which go into effect for reporting periods after December 15, 2016, allow companies to


The SEC’s Universal Proxy Rulemaking: History & What to Expect
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • October 23 2016

The SEC has announced it will consider proposed rules that permit the use of universal proxy cards in contested elections on October 26, 2016. The


U.S. House of Representatives Pass the Accelerating Access to Capital Act
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • September 8 2016

Earlier today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Accelerating Access to Capital Act aimed at facilitating the formation of capital for U.S


SEC Clarifies Relationship between HSR Investment Intent and 13DG Status
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • July 14 2016

The SEC has issued a new Compliance and Disclosure Interpretation (8-K 103.11) that clarifies the interaction between the investment intent exemption


SEC Proposes Increasing Threshold to Qualify as a Smaller Reporting Company
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2016

The SEC has proposed amendments that would increase the financial thresholds in the "smaller reporting company" definition. The proposal to update


Considering Regulation Crowdfunding’s Advertising Restrictions
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2016

Robb Mandelbaum has a nice piece up at Forbes that digs into the advertising limitations that are imposed by Regulation Crowdfunding. The whole piece


The SEC Amends Form 10-K
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2016

Earlier today, the SEC issued an interim final rule amending Form 10-K pursuant to section 72001 of the FAST Act. That section required the SEC to


NASAA Requests Comments on Proposed Policy Allowing Use of Electronic Offering Documents and Electronic Signatures
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2016

On May 2, 2016 the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) issued a release requesting public comments on a proposed Statement