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SEC Adopts New Disclosure and Recordkeeping Requirements for Advisers
  • Vedder Price PC
  • USA
  • September 27 2016

On August 25, 2016, the SEC approved the adoption of amendments to Form ADV to enhance and modernize certain disclosure requirements and to codify the


Trust But Verify Due Diligence with a Jaded Eye
  • Volkov Law Group
  • USA
  • September 25 2016

Ronald Reagan’s mantra with respect to US-Soviet relations in the 1980s applies with equal force to today’s world of due diligence. (I know it shows


Audit Firm Agrees to Two Fines Totaling $9.3 Million for Two Partners’ Cozy Relationship With Audit Client Contacts
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2016

Ernst & Young agreed to pay fines totaling US $9.34 million to resolve charges that two of its partners maintained personal relationships with their


E.D. Wisconsin: SOX Does Not Protect Whistleblower Complaints Based On Immaterial, Routine Events
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 23 2016

On August 25, 2016, the Eastern District of Wisconsin granted the Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment on its former CEO’s SOX whistleblower claim


SEC Settles With Accounting Firm Over Alleged Lack of Auditor Independence
  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • USA
  • September 23 2016

On September 19, the SEC announced that it had reached an agreement with a big four accounting firm regarding employee relationships with its auditing


“Placeholder candidates”: an untested response to advance notice provisions
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • USA
  • September 23 2016

Many US and Canadian public companies have implemented so-called advance notice provisions (“ANPs”), bylaws and policies requiring shareholders to


Proxy Access Update - Momentum Continues to Build in 2016
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2016

Through the collective efforts of large institutional investors, including public and private pension funds, and other shareholder proponents


Israeli Ministry of Finance Issues Circular on Cyber-Security Risk Management
  • Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz
  • USA
  • September 22 2016

The Department of Capital Market, Insurance and Savings at the Israeli Ministry of Finance has issued the final version of its Circular on Cyber Risk


Say on Pay Frequency Vote in 2017
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2016

Just a short Blog today to remind readers that companies must provide their shareholders with a separate resolution subject to a non-binding


The unintended consequences of say on pay
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2016

This post from the Columbia Law School CLS Blue Sky blog, “Should Say-on-Pay Votes Be Binding?,” by two executives from the Institute for Governance