On February 4, the CII board of directors unanimously agreed to move forward, full-steam ahead, with the in-person portion of the CII spring conference, set for March 7-9, 2022, at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, D.C. Members may register to attend in-person or view a live-stream of the plenary sessions of the conference.
The SEC February 10 proposed shortening the disclosure period for investors reaching a 5% interest in portfolio companies.
CII sent a letter to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) February 10 supporting its decision to establish two advisory boards, the Investor Advisory Group (IAG) and the Standards and Emerging Issues Advisory Group (SEIAG).
New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli filed shareholder proposals at Activision Blizzard, Tesla and Starbucks asking them to report on their efforts to prevent harassment and discrimination against employees and steps taken to improve workforce management.
With the SEC blasting through rulemakings recently, senators are sending SEC Chair Gary Gensler letters weighing in on anticipated SEC disclosure rules on human capital management and cybersecurity.
A paper by Harvard Law professor John Coates asserts that the Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) boom may have occurred with a significant market misunderstanding of SPAC law.
Asset management firm Legion Partners is calling on the board at Guess to remove the company’s co-founders and directors Paul and Maurice Marciano.
Danish pension fund AkademikerPension announced it is selling its stake in budget airline Wizz Air after the Budapest-based airline repeatedly refused to allow its employees to form and join trade unions in Romania, Ukraine, Norway and Italy.