ABI Blog Exchange

We alerted companies to the fact that yesterday, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia rejected a suit to invalidate the SEC’s conflict mineral rule.
8 years 2 months ago
While the arrival of His Royal Highness Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge has dominated the British (and the world) headlines this week, the U.K. Supreme Court delivered its own long awaited bundle of joy earlier today.

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8 years 2 months ago
While the arrival of His Royal Highness Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge has dominated the British (and the world) headlines this week, the U.K. Supreme Court delivered its own long awaited bundle of joy earlier today.

Read More from: Basis Points

8 years 2 months ago
Amalgamated Bank’s LongView LargeCap 500 Index Fund and UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust have filed a novel clawback shareholder proposal at McKesson.
8 years 2 months ago
The U.S. Government Accountability Office has released three studies on the SEC and its initiatives, pursuant to the Dodd-Frank Act. The GAO examined the criteria for qualifying as an individual accredited investor.
8 years 2 months ago
On the afternoon of July 18, 2013, the City of Detroit filed its highly anticipated petition for relief under Chapter 9 of the Bankruptcy Code in the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

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8 years 2 months ago
Any exploration of this topic requires an understanding of reaffirmation agreements. Under New York bankruptcy law (In re Boodrow) a debtor does not have to sign a Reaffirmation Agreement for a mortgage on real estate.
8 years 2 months ago
Any exploration of this topic requires an understanding of reaffirmation agreements. Under New York bankruptcy law (In re Boodrow) a debtor does not have to sign a Reaffirmation Agreement for a mortgage on real estate.
8 years 2 months ago
What is a wage order and what are the benefits?A wage order in a Chapter 13 is where a portion of your Chapter 13 plan payment is automatically deducted from your paycheck by your employer.

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8 years 2 months ago
What happens if I get behind on mortgage payments while I am in a Chapter 13?You made the decision to file a bankruptcy and decided to keep you home.

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8 years 2 months ago
Do I have to appear in front of a Judge for my bankruptcy? No. The Judge does oversee the bankruptcy process; however you are not required to appear in front of him.

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8 years 2 months ago
Can I leave some creditors off of my bankruptcy?No. Any creditor whom you owe a balance to must be listed on the petition. Does this mean you should go pay off all the credit cards that you want to keep?No.

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8 years 2 months ago
The SEC has approved, upon filing of the rule proposal last week, a NYSE proposal to eliminate its separate voting standards anytime shareholder approval is a prerequisite to the listing of any additional or new securities, including pursuant to equi
8 years 2 months ago
Written by: Robert DeMarco

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8 years 2 months ago
Perhaps the House legislation, “The Burdensome Data Collection Relief Act,” has inspired the sudden press interest in the Dodd-Frank pay disparity rule requiring public companies to disclose the ratio of the median employee pay to chief executive com
8 years 2 months ago
Hearing from Chief Justice Myron Steele of the Delaware Supreme Court was another highlight of the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals’ National Conference.
8 years 2 months ago
One of the invaluable benefits of attending the national conference of the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals is the opportunity to hear from key stakeholders of public company corporate governance.
8 years 2 months ago
Written by: Robert DeMarco United States Bankruptcy Laws – The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005

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8 years 2 months ago
Written by: Robert DeMarco United States Bankruptcy Laws – The Chandler Act and the Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1978

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8 years 2 months ago