We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.
Follow

PubCo @ Cooley Blog

Articles: 1-10 of 302

Corp Fin updates CDIs for proxy rules and proxy statements

USA - May 11 2018 For quite a while, the CDIs related to the proxy rules and proxy statements have been a bit of a hodge-podge of different sources and supplements…

Best Practices Committee offers recommendations for conduct of virtual annual meetings

USA - May 8 2018 For most companies, annual shareholder meetings are non-events, with little to no shareholder attendance. That’s why the concept of virtual annual…

SEC proposes amendments to auditor independence rule related to debtor-creditor relationships

USA - May 3 2018 The SEC has posted a new rule proposal that would modify the analysis of auditor independence in the context of lending relationships between the…

Will the DOL put the kibosh on ESG investing?

USA - May 2 2018 It would be hard to miss the increased focus of investors—especially institutional investors—on environmental, social and governance issues. From…

Shareholder vote on auditors puts the heat on the board

USA - April 26 2018 As discussed in this PubCo post, both ISS and Glass Lewis recommended voting against a proposal to ratify the appointment of GE’s auditor, KPMG, at…

SEC brings enforcement action for failure to timely disclose cyber breach

USA - April 24 2018 In this recent Cooley Alert, SEC Issues New Guidance on Cybersecurity Disclosure and Policies, we wrote that the SEC had not yet brought a formal…

Survey updates pay-ratio data

USA - April 23 2018 In these survey results (courtesy of thecorporatecounsel.net), audit firm Deloitte provides data as of April 10 regarding pay-ratio disclosures for…

False telephone communications—not just the IRS….

USA - April 23 2018 You, like me, may have been the recipient of many, many, many calls from various persons claiming to be from the IRS and threatening you with…

Center for Audit Quality issues tool for board oversight of cybersecurity risk

USA - April 16 2018 The Center for Audit Quality has just issued Cybersecurity Risk Management Oversight: A Tool for Board Members. The tool offers questions that…

Fallout from pay-ratio reporting

USA - April 12 2018 As a general matter, SEC rules do not mandate companies to disclose details about the composition or location of their workforces; Reg S-K requires…