Recent Developments Relating to Corporate Governance

Posted by Joseph Hall, Marcel Fausten, and Sarah Solum, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, on Sunday, August 5, 2018 Editor's Note: Joseph A. Hall, Marcel Fausten, and Sarah Solum are partners at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP. This post is based on a Davis Polk publication by Mr. Hall, Mr. Fausten, and Ms. Solum. Despite a political agenda packed with important issues like tariffs, immigration and a Supreme Court nomination, there have been a number of recent federal and state legislative developments relating to public company corporate governance topics that are of interest. In particular, the Senate Banking Committee has recently considered bills relating to the role of proxy advisory firms and disclosure of cybersecurity experience at the board level; there have been calls by lawmakers for regulation of executive sales following announcement of stock buybacks; the Senate Committee on Appropriations is proposing to direct the SEC to report on the decline in public…

Read more detail on Recent Business Law posts –

This entry was posted in Business law and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply