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SEC Modernizes Rules on Shareholder Proposals  
(9/24/20)  

On September 23, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission voted to modernize its rules on shareholder proposals. The amendments to Rule 14a-8, which take effect in 2022, should reduce the number of special interest resolutions that reappear on corporate proxy statements each year despite receiving minimal support. The rules also will require resolution proponents to hold a larger economic stake or continuously own their shares for at least three years.  Read ths Alert

 

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SEC Approves Final Proxy Advisor Rules (7/22/20)   

In a long-awaited victory for public companies, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission voted 3-1 on July 22 to approve new regulations on proxy advisory firms and to issue additional guidance for the institutional investors who hire them.   

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SEC Proposes to Reduce Equity Ownership Transparency (7/13/20)   

On July 10, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission voted to propose amendments to its Form 13F disclosure rules, which would dramatically reduce the number of investment managers that disclose their holdings after each quarter.  

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IROs Cope with Greater Workload, Uncertainty During Pandemic (6/4/20)  

Investor relations professionals are working longer hours and receiving more inquiries from investors and analysts during the global coronavirus pandemic, according to a new NIRI survey report.

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