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SEC staff issues new guidance on shareholder proposals involving social policy issues

On November 3 the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance issued Staff Legal Bulletin 14L (SLB 14L) to provide new guidance on the application of the “ordinary business” and ...

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SEC staff issues sample comments regarding climate change disclosure

On September 22 the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance published on its website a “Sample Letter to Companies Regarding Climate Change Disclosures,” which it...

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UK Public Markets Snapshot – ESG Means Business (Part 1) September 2021

In Part 1 of our September Public Markets Snapshot, we focus on recent ESG developments affecting UK corporates and their advisers. In Part 2 “what to watch out for”,...

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SEC approves Nasdaq’s board diversity rules

On August 6 the SEC approved the Nasdaq Stock Market’s proposal to amend its listing rules to require operating companies listed on its U.S. exchanges to provide annual disclosures...

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SEC alleges Reg FD violation for selective disclosure to analysts aimed at reducing consensus revenue estimate

The SEC recently filed a civil suit in federal district court against AT&T, Inc. charging the company with violating Regulation FD in 2016 by selectively disclosing nonpublic financial...

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Corporate Governance Outlook 2021
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Hogan Lovells, in conjunction with Equilar, published the Corporate Governance Outlook 2021.

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SEC updates MD&A and other financial disclosure requirements

On November 19 the SEC issued significant amendments to the disclosure requirements governing Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations...

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SEC updates auditor independence rule

The SEC recently updated its auditor independence rule in light of current market conditions and industry practice. The amendments, which were adopted over the dissenting votes of two...

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SEC adopts rule amendments to allow use of electronic signatures and electronic storage of signature pages

On November 17 the SEC adopted rules that permit the use of electronic signatures for most SEC filings and the electronic storage of executed signature pages.

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