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.

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Big Investors Withhold Votes from Directors in Record Numbers

Wall Street investors are showing more displeasure with corporate directors.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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