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Securities Edge: Breaking news: nothing has changed Breaking news: nothing has changed Does the government funding compromise change possible SEC rulemaking on political contributions disclosure? How about the remaining Dodd-Frank mandates that haven’t been finalized? Read more.
Securities Edge: Heck, Britannia!
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Heck, Britannia! The UK Parliament’s Business Committee issued recommendations on the Financial Reporting Council’s right to publicly report on director failings and to rate companies with color codes, as well as new rules on pay. Read more.
Securities Edge: It’s a good time to be a VC fund
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It’s a good time to be a VC fund The outlook for venture capital investing appears to be very positive. The intensification of current investment trends, along with the significant amount of available funds, should generate record levels of VC investment. Read more.
Securities Edge: Shore patrol
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Shore patrol The European Parliament’s Shareholder Rights Directive contains interesting provisions on say-on-pay, director pay, and related party transactions. If past is prologue, what happens in the EU eventually makes its way here. Read more.
Securities Edge: Beware when the legislature is in session
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Beware when the legislature is in session Numerous weird bills are rumbling around the hallowed halls of Washington these days, but one bill making me unhappy is the Cybersecurity Disclosure Act of 2017. Good news: the bill is short. The bad news is threefold. Read more.
Securities Edge: The missing (hyper) link
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The missing (hyper) link On March 1, the SEC adopted a final rule requiring public companies to include a hyperlink to each exhibit listed in the exhibit index to all filings subject to Item 601 of SEC Regulation S-K. The new rule has a few wrinkles. Read more.
Securities Edge: News from the institutional investor front
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News from the institutional investor front I recently attended the Winter Meeting of the Council of Institutional Investors and thought you would like to know what the current thinking is on proxy access, majority voting, board diversity, Trump initiatives, and more. Read more.


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