Under new NYSE and Nasdaq listing standards that take effect on July 1, 2013, a compensation committee may receive advice from legal counsel, as well as compensation consultants and other advisors, only after considering six...more
On July 1, 2013, the portion of the revised "listing standards" of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and NASDAQ Stock Market (Nasdaq) related to the independence of advisors to compensation committees of listed companies...more
As a reminder, by July 1, 2013, compensation committee charters must comply with the new New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and Nasdaq Stock Market (Nasdaq) listing requirements that were approved by the Securities and Exchange...more
We've highlighted a few notable developments in corporate governance law taking place this spring that may be of interest to you. For more information on any of the topics listed below, please contact us at...more
As noted in our Securities Alert dated October 9, 2012, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Nasdaq Stock Market (Nasdaq) proposed rule changes to their respective listing standards affecting public company boards of...more
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
The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) recently filed a proposal with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to delete Rule 312.07 of its listing standards. The historically controversial shareholder voting rule currently...more
On April 2, 2013, the SEC issued a report and press release making it clear that companies are permitted to use social media outlets to disclose information in compliance with Regulation FD. More on the SEC's report and press...more
The SEC opened the barn doors on use of social media, or merely reaffirmed existing guidance, depending on your point of view, in a recent Section 21(a) report....more
Companies must comply with certain final NYSE and NASDAQ listing rules by July 1.
By July 1, affected companies must comply with recent amendments to the listing rules of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the...more
California Labor Code Section 450(a) forbids employers from coercing the patronage of their employees: It provides...more
Amendments to the stock exchange listing rules governing compensation committee independence were finalized recently, as the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the NASDAQ...more
Last month, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved amendments to the listing standards of The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and The Nasdaq Stock Market (Nasdaq) to implement Rule 10C-1...more
In January 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved new NYSE and Nasdaq listing standards addressing the independence of compensation committees and their advisers.
In this edition of the Public Company...more
On Jan. 11, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) approved amended corporate governance listing standards for the New York Stock Exchange (the “NYSE”) and the Nasdaq Stock Market (the “Nasdaq”). The amended...more
In the last two weeks, in two separate SEC enforcement actions, judges in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York issued rulings addressing when the United States Securities and Exchange...more
On January 11 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved rule changes proposed by the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) and the NASDAQ Stock Market (“Nasdaq”), adding new requirements for consultants retained by...more
The NYSE has proposed amendments to NYSE Rules 451 and 465, and the related provisions of Section 402.10 of the NYSE Listed Company Manual. Those rules provide a schedule for the reimbursement of expenses by issuers to NYSE...more
On January 11, 2013, the SEC approved new listing standards regarding independence requirements for compensation committees and compensation advisers of New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) listed companies. The NYSE initially...more
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We are pleased to make available to you our quarterly update on dealmaking market trends and legal developments for Fourth Quarter 2012....more
New listing standards for publicly traded companies require board compensation committees composed of directors that satisfy new independence standards by the first annual meeting after January 15, 2014, or, if earlier,...more
Companies are required to comply with certain of the new listing standards relating to compensation adviser independence by July 1, 2013.
On January 11, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved...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 NYSE and Nasdaq have recently adopted rules which will require compensation committees to consider certain enumerated factors before selecting, or receiving advice from, a compensation consultant, legal counsel or other...more
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