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NYSE issues annual corporate governance letter
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2011

On February 10, 2011, the NYSE began sending to all its listed companies its annual corporate governance letter highlighting considerations for NYSE-listed issuers in light of the upcoming annual shareholders' meeting season


ISS publishes draft proxy voting guidelines
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2011

On October 18, 2011, Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc. (ISS) published for comment its proposed 2012 updates to its proxy voting guidelines


Senator Dodd introduces new financial reform bill
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2010

On March 15, 2010, Senator Dodd introduced the Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010 (the "2010 Bill"


FASB and IASB publish joint exposure draft on the reporting entity
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2010

On March 11, 2010, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) issued a joint exposure draft titled, "Conceptual Framework for Financial Reporting: The Reporting Entity."


SEC adopts changes to director election process for public companies
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • September 2 2010

On August 25, 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted new rules that require all U.S. public companies (and certain non-U.S. companies that comply with the U.S. proxy rules) to include in their proxy materials shareholder director nominees and shareholder proposals that seek to regulate the nomination and election of directors


SEC posts schedule for Dodd-Frank rulemaking
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2010

The SEC has posted a tentative schedule for the rulemaking mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act


House passes financial reform legislation
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • July 12 2010

On June 30, 2010, the House of Representatives approved the "Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act" (the "Dodd-Frank Act"


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


Supreme Court rejects attempt to dismantle PCAOB
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • July 12 2010

In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected an attempt to declare unconstitutional the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board a private, nonprofit organization created in the wake of Enron and WorldCom accounting scandals


FASB and IASB issue joint proposal on revenue recognition and a progress report on US GAAP and IFRS convergence
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • Global, USA
  • July 12 2010

On June 24, 2010, the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and the U.S. Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) published for public comment a draft standard to improve and align the financial reporting of revenue from contracts with customers and related costs