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SEC proposes amendments to accredited investor definition
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2011

The Dodd-Frank Act amended the accredited investor definition in Regulation D under the Securities Act of 1933 to exclude the value of a person's primary residence in calculating whether a natural person meets the $1 million net worth requirement.


SEC to act on say on pay proposals and propose change to accredited investor definition
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • January 24 2011

The SEC will hold an open meeting on January 25, 2011 to consider whether to adopt the proposed rules regarding shareholder advisory votes to approve: (1) the compensation of executives, or say on pay votes; (2) the frequency of shareholder say on pay votes; and (3) golden parachute arrangements.


Delaware Supreme Court invalidates bylaw amendment
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2010

On November 23, 2010, the Delaware Supreme Court invalidated a bylaw amendment adopted by the stockholders of a company at its September 2010 annual meeting that would have accelerated the date of the company's next annual meeting to January 2011.


Court of Chancery affirms validity of bylaw accelerating timing of annual meeting
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • October 25 2010

In a case of first impression, the Delaware Court of Chancery considered the validity of a shareholder proposed bylaw amendment that would cause the company's annual meetings to be held in January of each year as opposed to August when the meetings have historically been held.


NYSE prohibits broker voting on executive compensation proposals
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2010

Section 957 of Dodd Frank requires each national securities exchange to amend its rules to prohibit member organizations from voting shares without specific client instructions on matters related to executive compensation


President signs Dodd-Frank Act
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2010

On July 21, 2010, the President signed into law the "Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act" ("Dodd-Frank").


FASB releases proposal on disclosure of certain loss contingencies
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2010

On July 20, 2010, FASB released an Exposure Draft on disclosure of certain loss contingencies.


PCAOB issues FAQs on audit firm annual reports and makes the reports publicly available
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • July 12 2010

On June 18, 2010, the PCAOB issued Staff Questions and Answers regarding the requirements to file with the PCAOB Annual Reports on Form 2.


Corporate governance amendments included in manager amendment to Senator Dodd bill
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2010

On March 22, 2010, the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs approved a 114-page Manager's Amendment to the bill introduced by Senator Dodd titled, "Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010" (the "2010 Bill").


Nasdaq proposes to modify press release requirements
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2010

Nasdaq rules currently require listed companies to disclose certain information through a press release or the news media.