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US SEC approves NYSE and Nasdaq listing standards on compensation committees and advisers

On 11 January 2013, the SEC approved the NYSE and Nasdaq listing standards, as amended, to implement the SEC’s requirement that national securities exchanges prohibit the listing of any equity security of an issuer that does not comply with the SEC’s rules regarding the independence of compensation committees and their advisers. In approving the proposed NYSE and Nasdaq listing standards, the SEC did not require any changes.

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Briefings from Davis Polk & Wardwell

  • Implications for the CFPB after the DC Circuit’s recess appointments decision

    A panel of three judges in the DC Circuit stunned Washington on Friday by striking down President Obama’s recess appointments to the NLRB in Noel Canning v NLRB on a basis much more sweeping than had been anticipated.

  • China antitrust review 2012

    Looking back at 2012, four years after China implemented its Anti-Monopoly Law, we can discern some important ways in which China’s antitrust regime today both mirrors and departs from antitrust regimes in other jurisdictions to which our clients are subject.

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Analysis from The Lawyer

  • Hong Kong

    US firms muscle in on Hong Kong

    Hong Kong IPO activity is hotting up again, but UK legal stalwarts are looking over their shoulders as US rivals make up ground fast

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99 Gresham Street
London
EC2V 7NG
UK

Global revenue 2011 ($m): 910
Global lawyers 2011: 772
Jurisdiction: US
No. of offices: 3
No. of qualified lawyers: 112 (International 50)