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SEC Proposes Rules on Proxy Advisors, Shareholder Resolutions 

In a pair of significant victories for issuers, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission voted Nov. 5 to propose new restrictions on proxy advisory firms and shareholder proposals.
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House Committee Approves Financial Regulatory Legislation (5/5/2017)

On May 4, the the U.S. House Financial Services Committee voted to approve the Financial CHOICE Act of 2017, a wide-ranging bill that seeks to repeal significant portions of the Dodd-Frank Act. While most of the CHOICE Act relates to the financial sector, the 591-page bill includes various sections that would impact the disclosure or corporate governance practices of most public companies.


SEC Cracks Down on Non-GAAP Metrics (5/20/2016)

On May 17, 2016, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission issued new and revised Compliance & Disclosure Interpretations that relate to Regulation G and the reporting of non-GAAP financial measures by companies, and will have a significant impact on earnings releases.


Lawmakers Consider Bill to Regulate Proxy Advisors (5/18/2016)

On May 17, 2016, the U.S. House Financial Services Committee held a hearing on a draft bill, the “Proxy Advisory Firm Reform Act of 2016,” which would require the Securities and Exchange Commission to impose new registration and disclosure requirements on proxy advisory firms



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