Tag Archives: Responsibilities

PLI panelists discuss audit committee responsibilities

By Amanda Maine, J.D. Former PCAOB Member Jeanette Franzel stressed the need for audit committees to be prepared for the new auditor’s reporting model, which was adopted by the Board in June 2017. The auditor’s reporting model and other auditing … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget to Include Client Responsibilities in Your Fee Agreement

Your attorney fee agreement should not only state your responsibilities as the attorney, it should also include a provision setting out the client’s responsibilities. Check out these sample provisions. An agreement required by Bus & P C §6148 must set … Continue reading

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Beyond the State-Owner Binary: Repositioning the State’s Property-Resource Responsibilities with Respect to All Community Members (Including Property Owners)

Laura S. Underkuffler, Property, Sovereignty, and the Public Trust, 18 Theoretical Inquiries L. 329 (2017). Lorna Fox O’Mahony Laura Underkuffler’s recent article, Property, Sovereignty, and the Public Trust, is part of a special issue of Theoretical Inquiries in Law. The … Continue reading

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Addressing Client Rights and Responsibilities in Family Law Cases

When going through the process of a divorce or family law dispute in New York, it’s important to make sure that you fully understand what your rights and responsibilities are as a client. The more you know, the more you … Continue reading

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SEC provides guidance on shareholder proposals and expands boards’ responsibilities

On November 1, 2017, the staff of the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Corporation Finance (Staff) provided important guidance to companies and shareholders on how Staff will evaluate arguments to exclude shareholder proposals from proxy materials. Among other … Continue reading

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