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SEC announces 2013 examination priorities
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 4 2013

On February 21, 2013, the National Examination Program in the SEC's Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations released its examination


NYSE deems group of governance proposals to be "non-routine"
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2012

On January 25, 2012, the NYSE released Informational Memo 12-4 which announced revisions to the applicability of Rule 452 to certain types of corporate governance proxy proposals


SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro discusses say-on-pay provisions and the timing for other Dodd-Frank rulemaking
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2011

In a speech given on November 2, 2011, SEC Chairman Mary L. Schapiro discussed the regulations put in place through Dodd-Frank, specifically the say-on-pay provisions


Florida court rejects the SEC's single-factor transaction-based broker test for finders
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2011

In the "finder" friendly opinion, a Florida court rejected the SEC's single-factor, transaction-based compensation test for determining "broker" status under the Exchange Act and held that an array of non-exclusive factors should be evaluated when determining whether a finder engages in broker activity thus requiring the finder to register as a "broker" under the Exchange Act


SEC provides guidance on road show internet broadcasts by companies that are not registered broker-dealers
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2011

On May 6, 2011, the staff of the Division of Trading and Markets of the SEC issued a no-action letter stating that it would not recommend enforcement action to the SEC against Roadshow Broadcast, LLC, or its officers, directors and employees under Section 15(a) of the Exchange Act if Roadshow Broadcast, for a flat service fee, transmits over the Internet, without registering as a broker or dealer, road shows that relate to public offerings of securities


FINRA answers frequently asked questions regarding public offerings
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2013

On February 2, 2013, FINRA released answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding rules for making public offerings. The topics discussed


Division of investment management issues guidance on filing requirements of communications made in social media
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2013

On March 15, 2013, the SEC's Division of Investment Management (the "division") issued guidance on the filing requirements for electronic


SEC gets five years to seek civil penalties for fraud
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2013

On February 27, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court decided that if the SEC wants to bring civil penalties against an investment adviser for fraud, there is


SEC issues guidance on the use of social media to disclose company information
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2013

On April 2, 2013, the SEC provided guidance on the use of social media to disclose company information in a Report of Investigation under Section


Delaware Court of Chancery upholds confidentiality agreements and temporarily enjoins hostile bid
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2012

In a recent case, the Delaware Court of Chancery upheld a pair of confidentiality agreements and temporarily enjoined an acquiror from prosecuting a proxy contest and proceeding with a hostile bid for its industry rival