May 10, 2016

More on “Non-GAAP Disclosures: The Gloves Are Off”

Recently, I blogged – yet again – about the saber rattling by the SEC (& others) over how some companies might be playing fast & loose with their non-GAAP disclosures. Last week, SEC Deputy Chief Accountant Wesley Bricker delivered this speech on the topic (read a summary in this Cooley blog). And a week before that, as noted in this memo, Corp Fin Chief Accountant Mark Kronforst spoke at a conference about the topic as well, providing several examples that are attracting attention & concern…

We have a webcast coming up in mid-July – “Non-GAAP Disclosures: What Is Permissible?” – featuring Brink Dickerson of Troutman Sanders; Chris Holmes of E&Y; Deb Kelley of Genesis; and Dave Lynn of and Morrison & Foerster…

When Stars Collide: CEOs v. Analysts

Love this piece from IR Magazine about how a good analyst report might be worth more to a company’s market cap than the company’s CEO!

More on our “Proxy Season Blog”

We continue to post new items regularly on our “Proxy Season Blog” for members. Members can sign up to get that blog pushed out to them via email whenever there is a new entry by simply inputting their email address on the left side of that blog. Here are some of the latest entries:

– Revoking An Irrevocable Proxy
– Shareholder Engagement: Is the DOJ’s ValueAct Case Just “One-Off”?
– Investor Policies: Board Tenure & Retirement Ages
– Splunk’s Proxy Access Disclosure
– BlackRock’s Engagement Activity
– Proxy Access: NYC Comptroller Reports More Success

Broc Romanek