A periodic bulletin keeping small businesses informed about current developments in securities law and related matters.
For the first time, smaller reporting companies are subject, in 2013, to the stockholder advisory...more
As companies prepare for the 2013 annual meeting and reporting season, we have compiled an overview of the corporate governance and disclosure matters that companies should consider as they draft this season’s disclosure...more
Beginning February 6, 2013, public companies must disclose in annual or quarterly reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission whether the companies or any of their affiliates engaged in proscribed transactions with...more
As 2013 begins, the United States has reiterated its commitment to countering the threat posed by Iran by passing new legislation, issuing new regulations and guidance, and bringing into effect new requirements to increase...more
The proxy and annual reporting season has begun, with relatively few changes in reporting requirements from last year. Here are some tips to take you through the season and prepare for changes to come.
1. Consider the...more
The United States continues to impose additional layers of sanctions on Iran. The rate of change and complexity of U.S. sanctions laws present challenges, particularly where these sanctions have extraterritorial effect on the...more
On August 10, 2012, the United States delivered its latest economic blow to Iran by enacting the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012. U.S. companies have long been forbidden from engaging in most...more
Originally published in Securities Regulation & Law Report on December 12, 2012.
In August 2012, the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012 (‘‘ITRSHRA’’) was passed to expand U.S. sanctions against Iran...more
In August 2012, the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012 (ITR) was signed into law. ITR is part of a broad sanctions strategy designed to deter the pursuit of nuclear weapons and support for terrorism and...more
The upcoming 2013 proxy season will likely be impacted by new policies issued by proxy advisers, as well as shareholder activists taking advantage of previously adopted rules, rather than by recent legislative or rulemaking...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
The Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act (ITRA), signed into law on August 10, 2012, added new Section 13(r) to the Exchange Act, requiring issuers that file reports under Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act to...more
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