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SEC proposes broad rule changes to enhance compensation and corporate governance disclosures
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2009

The Securities and Exchange Commission has proposed amendments to its rules to "enhance the compensation and corporate governance disclosures registrants are required to make" about their "overall compensation policies and their impact on risk taking; stock and option awards of executives and directors; director and nominee qualifications and legal proceedings; company leadership structure; the board's role in the risk management process; and potential conflicts of interest of compensation consultants who advise companies."


SEC proposes proxy rule changes to facilitate director nominations by shareholders
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2009

The Securities and Exchange Commission has proposed changes to its proxy rules to "remove impediments to the exercise of shareholders' rights to nominate and elect directors to company boards of directors," including the boards of investment companies registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940.