Tag Archives: Proposals

ESG and the Commission legislative proposals for disclosures

A new video is now available as part of our ESG video series. In this video, Simon Lovegrove and Beth Duff discuss the European Commission’s action plan on sustainable finance, and specifically the proposal for a Regulation for disclosures. In … Continue reading

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The Board’s Importance in Vetting Shareholder Proposals

A recent successful effort by a public company to exclude an environmental proposal from its proxy statement may signal a new approach for boards of directors to consider when managing shareholder proposals. Because retailers and consumer products companies routinely receive … Continue reading

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Republican Study Committee Budget Contains Important Tax Policy Proposals

The Republican Study Committee (RSC) released its Fiscal Year 2020 Budget this week, and it includes a number of tax policy changes. Among the most important are proposals to make the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act’s (TCJA) individual and expensing … Continue reading

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CII offers support for PCAOB’s auditing estimate and specialist use proposals

By Amy Leisinger, J.D. The Council of Institutional Investors has submitted comments to the SEC in support of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s proposed rules on auditing accounting estimates and amendments to auditing standards for auditor’s use of the … Continue reading

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Proposals for coroners to investigate late-term stillbirths would provide relief to grieving families

Last year, I settled a negligence case involving a stillbirth that could easily have been avoided. As for many other parents I have acted for, the financial settlement achieved on behalf of the family was less vital than the need … Continue reading

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