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Are you a smaller reporting company? Why you should care
  • DLA Piper
  • USA
  • September 19 2018

Earlier this year, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) adopted amendments to the smaller reporting company (SRC) definition to increase


REIT IPOs - A Quick Guide
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2018

Real estate investment trusts ("REITs") are endlessly inventive. They were first developed in the 1960s as a means for ordinary retail investors to


Revisions Proposed to the UK Corporate Governance Code: An Overview and Comparison with Aspects of US Corporate Governance
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA, Ireland
  • February 23 2018

In December 2017, the UK Financial Reporting Council (the “FRC”) proposed revisions to the UK Corporate Governance Code. These revisions will impact


Supreme Court Narrows Dodd-Frank Protection for Whistleblowers
  • Vinson & Elkins LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2018

On February 21, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a narrow definition of the term “whistleblower,” thereby limiting the scope of


Do material weaknesses point to fraud risk?
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • September 7 2017

It’s not just Dodd-Frank that has been roundly disparaged in some quarters, SOX 404(b)the requirement to have an auditor attestation and report on


Corporate Governance in Insurance: Key Regulatory Considerations
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2017

Corporate governance in insurance continues to be a growing focus among state regulators. The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (the


U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Surpasses $100 Million in Awards Through Whistleblower Program
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • September 22 2016

On August 30, 2016, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced that it surpassed the $100 million mark in monetary awards for


Corporate Governance Practices and Trends - A Comparison of Large Public Companies and Silicon Valley Companies
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • December 10 2015

Corporate governance practices vary significantly among public companies. This is a reflection of many factors, including:Differences in the stage of


Corporate governance update July 2014
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2014

On July 30, 2014, the SEC announced charges against the CEO and former CFO of QSGI Inc., a Florida-based computer equipment company for


Five steps to improve corporate governance
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • January 24 2013

It has been ten years since Sarbanes-Oxley was enacted. No one can argue that Sarbanes-Oxley eliminated the problem of corporate malfeasance. Maybe