Final Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Rules Adopted by SEC

On May 25, 2011, the SEC issued final rules governing the new whistleblower bounty program mandated by last year’s Dodd-Frank financial reform law.  Under the new rules, if a whistleblower provides information to the SEC regarding federal securities law violations that leads to a successful enforcement action against a company of $1 million or . . . → Read More: Final Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Rules Adopted by SEC

Public Companies - Get Rid of Those Paper Stock Certificates

Paper stock certificates, once a common symbol of ownership in a public company, have become increasingly rare, and for some companies, have recently been completely replaced with electronic book-entry shares.

Some public companies may choose to keep paper stock certificates as an option for their shareholders because some shareholders appreciate the nostalgia associated with . . . → Read More: Public Companies – Get Rid of Those Paper Stock Certificates