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SEC Staff Issues Guidance On Inline XBRL
On August 20, 2019, the Staff of the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance published nine new Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations on the use of Inline XBRL
United States
20 Sep 2019
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SEC Section 21(A) Report Focuses On Cyber Threats And Internal Accounting Controls
The Securities and Exchange Commission's October 16, 2018 Section 21(a) report focusing on public companies victimized by cyber-related attacks underscores the importance of devising and implementing proper internal...
United States
5 Nov 2018
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New Staff Guidance On Shareholder Proposals
On October 23, 2018, the Staff of the Division of Corporation Finance (the "Staff") of the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") released Staff Legal Bulletin No. 14J.
United States
1 Nov 2018
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Not Just For Banks: Congress Passes Legislation Providing Relief From Dodd-Frank Era Regulations Restricting Capital Formation
On May 24, 2018, President Trump signed into law the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act
United States
13 Jun 2018
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SEC Publishes New Guidance On M&A Non-GAAP Measures
On Wednesday, April 4, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") published new Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations ("New C&DIs") on the use of non-GAAP financial measures.
United States
16 Apr 2018
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Potential SEC Shutdown Impact On Capital Markets Transactions And Public Companies: Frequently Asked Questions
On Friday, January 19, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") announced that "should there be a federal government shutdown after January 19, the SEC will remain open ...
United States
23 Jan 2018
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SEC Issues Guidance On Pay Ratio Disclosure
The staff of the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance (the "Staff") separately published interpretive guidance (the "Staff Guidance) relating to the use of sampling and other reasonable methodologies.
United States
3 Oct 2017
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SEC Permits Draft Registration Statements For All Initial Public Offerings And Direct Listings
On June 29, 2017, the SEC announced that the Division of Corporation Finance will permit all companies to submit draft registration statements relating to IPOs for review on a nonpublic basis.
United States
13 Jul 2017
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PCAOB Adoption of Enhanced Auditor's Reporting Model
On June 1, 2017, the Public Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) adopted Auditing Standard No. 3101...
United States
21 Jun 2017
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Repeal Of Resource Extraction Disclosure Rule
On February 14, 2017, President Trump approved Congress' joint resolution to repeal the SEC's resource extraction disclosure rule.
United States
6 Mar 2017
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ISS And Glass Lewis Update Their Proxy Voting Guidelines For 2017
Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. and Glass, Lewis & Co., LLC ("Glass Lewis") recently updated the guidelines they will use to inform their voting recommendations for the 2017 proxy season.
United States
5 Dec 2016
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SEC Proposes Universal Proxy Cards For Contested Director Elections
On October 26, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "Commission"), in 2-1 vote, proposed revisions to its proxy rules that would require registrants and dissident shareholders...
United States
21 Nov 2016
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SEC Approves Nasdaq Rule Requiring Public Disclosure Of Payments To Directors By Third Parties
In March 2016, the Nasdaq Stock Market LLC ("Nasdaq") proposed new rules regarding disclosure of third-party compensation of directors.
United States
29 Jul 2016
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SEC Re-Proposes Rules For Resource Extraction Issuers Under Dodd-Frank Act
On December 11, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") proposed rules required under Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the "Act").
United States
5 Jan 2016
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New Staff Legal Bulletin And Proxy Voting Guidelines Released Ahead Of The 2016 Proxy Season
Just ahead of the 2016 proxy season, the Staff of the Division of Corporation Finance of the SEC released new guidance—Staff Legal Bulletin No. 14H ("SLB 14H")...
United States
11 Dec 2015
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SEC Proposes Rule Requiring Hedging Disclosure
The proposed rule is subject to a 60-day comment period following publication in the Federal Register.
United States
20 Feb 2015
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SEC Suspends Review Of Conflicting Shareholder Proposal No-Action Requests
On January 16, 2015, the Division of Corporation Finance of the SEC announced that the Staff will express no views on no-action requests, arguing that shareholder proposals may be excluded from companies’ proxy materials...
United States
10 Feb 2015
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SEC Charges Issuers, Corporate Insiders, And Other Significant Investors For Violating Laws Requiring Reporting Of Transactions In Company Stock
The SEC announced settlements with officers, directors, and shareholders for violating federal securities laws requiring information about their transactions in company stock.
United States
30 Sep 2014
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