October 27, 2010

Dave & Marty on Engagement, SOP Transition, Repurchases and Bob Seger

In this podcast, Dave Lynn and Marty Dunn engage in a lively discussion of the latest developments in securities laws, corporate governance, and pop culture. Topics include:

– Engagement with shareholders conducting letter-writing campaigns
– The SEC’s transition guidance for Say-on-Pay
– Considerations with implementing share repurchase programs

Dodd-Frank: SEC Solicits Comment on Transnational Securities Fraud Study

Yesterday, the SEC posted this request for comment for its mandated study on the extent to which private rights of action under the antifraud provisions of the 1934 Act should be extended to cover transnational securities fraud (ie. revisiting the extraterritorial scope that was limited by the Supreme Court in Morrison v. National Australia Bank earlier this year). This “Foreign-Cubed” securities class action study is required under Section 929Y of Dodd-Frank – comments are due by February 18th.

Poll: Bob Seger, Yes or No?

This week, you can participate in Dave & Marty’s off-topic discussion through this anonymous poll:

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– Broc Romanek