MBBP Welcomes New Attorneys to the Team

            Morse, Barnes-Brown, and Pendleton has welcomed three new attorneys: Joshua H. Watson, William R. Schmidt II, and Kelly L. Hinkel. Josh and Kelly have become members of the Corporate Practice group, while Bill has joined the Patent Practice group. Josh is an experienced private funds attorney and has joined the Corporate …

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SEC Chair Speaks on Corporate Governance

By: Mark Tarallo On June 23, 2014, SEC Chair Mary Jo White spoke to the Twentieth Annual Stanford Directors’ College held at the Stanford University Rock Center for Corporate Governance.  Chair White’s remarks focused on the SEC’s view of the role of the board of directors in a corporation. Chair White characterized her remarks as …

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Action Items for Smaller Reporting Companies: Nasdaq Changes Compensation Committee Requirements

By: Daniele Ouellette Levy The SEC recently approved changes to Nasdaq’s corporate governance requirements regarding compensation committees. These changes apply to any company whose stock is listed on Nasdaq – with certain significant exceptions. Smaller reporting companies, or SRCs, are exempt from many, but not all, of the new requirements. Here is a brief summary …

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