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SEC proposes compensation clawback rules
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2015

On July 1, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued proposed rules that would require each listed issuer to adopt a compensation


SEC proposes new rules for executive pay-versus-performance disclosure
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2015

On April 29, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted 3-2 to approve proposed rules that would require companies to disclose the


SEC approves PCAOB’s new related party auditing standard and other related amendments
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2014

On October 21, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved the rules proposed earlier this year by the Public Company Accounting


Securities and Exchange Commission proposes new rule for CEO pay ratio disclosure
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2013

On September 18, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("Commission") held an open meeting at which it proposed a new rule on Chief Executive


SEC proposes rule amendments to lift prohibition on general solicitation and general advertising in connection with private offerings made pursuant to Regulation D
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2012

On April 5, 2012, President Obama signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the “JOBS Act”), which was designed to facilitate the raising of capital by small businesses


Second Circuit clarifies that Moench presumption applies even where fiduciaries have discretion as to whether or not to offer company stock
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2012

On May 8, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit summarily affirmed the granting of judgment on the pleadings by the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York in favor of JP Morgan Chase & Co. (“JP Morgan”) and various affiliated individuals and committees


JOBS Act aims to jumpstart capital formation
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2012

The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (otherwise known as the JOBS Act), which was signed into law by President Obama on April 5, 2012, contains the most sweeping set of changes to the securities laws governing public and private offerings since the Securities Offering Reform was enacted in 2005


In watershed decision, federal court dismisses shareholder class action against directors and officers of failed bank
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • January 24 2011

The road to recovery for shareholders of failed banks and other companies that lost value in the wake of the Great Recession just got a lot tougher


2010 SEC regulatory update
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2011

The first part of 2010 was already an extremely active year at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC, or the "Commission"), when, on July 21, President Obama signed into law the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank"


SEC proposes rule for investment manager annual reporting of proxy voting on executive compensation
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2010

Yesterday, the SEC released two proposed rules pursuant to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act