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SEC issues new interpretive guidance on cybersecurity disclosures

Prompted by concern over the increase in the risks and frequency of data breach incidents and other cyber-attacks affecting public companies, the Securities and Exchange Commission recently ...

Published Works

The year in corporate governance

2017 was a roller coaster year for corporate governance. Corporate America engaged in a deeper critical review of progress (or lack thereof) in boardroom composition, acute responses to...

Published Works

Proxy advisor voting policies

In November 2017, proxy advisory firms Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) and Glass Lewis released annual updates to their U.S. voting policies. These updates take effect in 2018 and...

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New considerations for director compensation awards in light of Delaware Supreme Court's recent decision in In Re Investors Bancorp

The subject of director compensation awards has been moving up the corporate governance agenda of many public companies since December 2017. The Delaware Supreme Court ruled then in In re...

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NYSE amends rule on issuance of material news to prohibit release immediately after market close

On December 4, the SEC approved a New York Stock Exchange rule change that prohibits the issuance of material news by listed companies in the period immediately after the official closing...

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Corporate governance outlook 2018

This 2018 report analyzes trends in corporate governance and executive compensation disclosure in proxy filings at the 500 largest, by revenue, U.S. public companies (Equilar 500). 

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SEC issues new and revised guidance on CEO pay ratio rule

On September 21, the SEC and the staff of the Division of Corporation Finance issued new and updated interpretive guidance regarding the CEO pay ratio disclosure required by Item 402(u) of...

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SEC issues new guidance on omission of interim financial information from draft registration statements

On August 17, the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance issued new guidance indicating that emerging growth companies (EGCs) and non-EGCs may omit from their nonpublic draft registration...

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