Fidelity Releases New Proxy Voting Guidelines In Support of Climate Change Proposals, and U.S. Supreme Court Restricts Securities Violations Liability To Three Years and Resolves Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Circuit Court Split

by Jeanne R. Solomon and Timothy Piscatelli


This week’s corporate law news roundup includes discussions of Fidelity’s new proxy voting guidelines supporting climate change proposals and the U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions restricting securities violations liability to three years and resolving a circuit court split as to the Dodd-Frank whistleblower rules.

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SEC Adopts Amendment to Shorten Settlement Cycle for Securities Transactions; Medical Device Company Files Reg A+ Offering, Seeks NYSE MKT Listing; and U.S. DOJ Fraud Section Publishes Guide to Evaluating Corporate Compliance Programs

by Jeanne Solomon

This week’s corporate law news roundup includes discussions of the SEC’s amendment of Rule 15c6-1(a) to shorten the settlement cycle for securities transactions to T+2, a Regulation A+ issuer’s plan to list its common stock on the New York Stock Exchange’s small-cap market, and the recent publication by the Fraud Section of the U.S. Department of Justice summarizing key topics and questions in evaluating corporate compliance programs.

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