What makes a director “independent”? That question is important, not only to investors who want to ensure that boards of directors exercise objective judgment on corporate affairs, but also to companies, who need assurance...more
A periodic bulletin keeping small businesses informed about current developments in securities law and related matters.
Final Nasdaq Rule -
In our October 2012 Bulletin, we discussed The NASDAQ Stock Exchange LLC’s...more
Both the NYSE and Nasdaq stock exchanges are requiring most issuers to have independent compensation committees by the earlier of their first annual meeting after January 14, 2014, or October 14, 2014. ...more
The SEC has approved Nasdaq’s compensation committee independence rules. By July 1, 2013, most listed issuers must comply with the following...more
Non-Executive Employment of Family Members No Longer Precludes Nomination of Non-Independent Directors under “Exceptional and Limited Circumstances”
Until recently, a director of a NASDAQ-listed company could serve as an...more
In This Issue:
- 2013 Annual Meeting Season
- Dealing with ISS and Other Proxy Advisory Firms this Proxy Season
- SEC Update
- Other NYSE/NASDAQ Developments
- Delaware Law Update — Delaware Court Applies...more
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