SEC Encourages Companies to Request Modifications to Unduly Burdensome Financial Reporting Requirements
Public companies often complain that certain SEC-mandated disclosure items are unduly burdensome to prepare yet immaterial to investors. The SEC may be more willing to grant case-by-case modifications to such disclosure requirements than previously thought.
Big Investors Withhold Votes from Directors in Record Numbers
Wall Street investors are showing more displeasure with corporate directors.
Planning to Change Auditors? Sooner is Better Than Later, Study Finds
Companies thinking about changing their auditors should do so before the end of their second fiscal quarter, according to a recent study.
SEC’s Regulatory Agenda Puts Key Dodd-Frank Rules—Including Pay Ratio—in Limbo
The July 20 publication of the SEC’s Regulatory Agenda revealed a narrowed set of priorities for the agency, reflecting the deregulatory bent of the Trump administration.
Overboarding Still a Problem for Large Public Companies, Says New Study
Boards may want to add or tighten overboarding limits in their governance guidelines in light of new research.
Not Too Big to Brawl: P&G Ready to Take on Peltz
Public company directors and officers can learn from Procter & Gamble’s response to activist challenges from Nelson Peltz of Trian Partners.