Tag Archives | Martin B. Robins

SEC Priorities

You’re reading this because you’re interested in improving corporate governance. It’s also pretty safe to believe that you are pleased with the sections of the almost final financial regulation bill that are intended to improve proxy access for minority shareholders. I hope that this means that you are also bemused and concerned by the recent […]

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Directors Elected Through Proxy Access

With the enactment of the financial regulation bill with its drastic improvement in proxy access terms appearing imminent, it is important to reflect on how corporate governance devotees need to respond. Specifically, we need to acknowledge that enhanced access is only one step –albeit a huge step – of the journey toward better governance, and […]

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Stoneridge Should Stand

Rep. Frank undermines the effort to improve governance with his effort to include in the financial regulation bill a bonanza for the plaintiffs’ securities bar provided by a reversal of the Supreme Court’s  Stoneridge decision [discussed in WSJ lead editorial of 6-18-10, Reforming Main Street]. As a transactional lawyer who dealt with the consequences of […]

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