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Dykema Gossett PLLC | USA | 10 Aug 2016
NASDAQ Requires Disclosure About Director Compensation From Third Parties
The rise in shareholder activism has resulted in the addition of a significant number of new directors to public company boards who receive, in
Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 2 Aug 2016
SEC Approves NASDAQ “Golden Leash” Rules
Recently, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) approved NASDAQ’s new Rule 5250(b)(3), which requires NASDAQ-listed companies to
Holland & Knight LLP | USA | 28 Jul 2014
A new reality for ESOP fiduciaries
For the ESOP fiduciary of a publicly traded employer, the Supreme Court has made clear that non-public insider information is not required to be used
Jackson Lewis PC | USA | 14 Jul 2014
Supreme Court returns to ERISA statutory basics, rejects Moench presumption: implications for ESOP trusts holding non-publicly traded securities
The U.S. Supreme Court has unanimously decided that the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended ("ERISA"), does not contain a
Blaney McMurtry LLP | Canada | 9 Nov 2011
Pill-popping: hostile takeovers and securities regulation in Ontario
Securities regulation in Canada, with its 13 different securities jurisdictions, is sometimes politely referred to as a “mosaic”.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP | Canada | 8 Sep 2011
Materiality in securities legislation: guidance from the Supreme Court of Canada imposes burdens on both plaintiffs and issuers
Management in public companies often struggles to determine how much or how little to disclose in connection with offerings of securities.
Dentons | Canada | 7 Sep 2011
Proposed National Instrument 51-103: CSA proposes to simplify venture issuer regulation
On May 31, 2010, the Canadian Securities Administrators released a consultation paper detailing a proposal to overhaul the securities regulatory regime applicable to venture issuers (other than issuers that fall within the definition of “venture issuer” under securities legislation by virtue of issuing only debt or preferred shares).
Dentons | Bahrain | 6 Jun 2011
Bahrain Corporate Governance Code applies to financial institutions
In recent years, corporate governance has become an important focus for both regulators and investors worldwide.
Dentons | USA | 16 Feb 2011
11 things to know in 2011 - employee benefits and executive compensation
There have been many recent changes in the area of employee benefits and executive compensation.
Arent Fox LLP | USA | 16 Dec 2010
The Dodd-Frank whistleblower provisions: Arent Fox submits additional comments to US Securities and Exchange Commission
On Wednesday, December 15, Arent Fox LLP submitted a second letter to the US Securities and Exchange Commission in response to the SEC's request for comments about proposed rulemaking by the SEC relating to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.