Category: Public Company

Public Company D&O Coverage Snapshot
  • Admin
  • Feb 02, 2022
In 2021 more than 200 new securities class action lawsuits were filed in federal courts. With approximately 500 such suits currently pending, and a slew of other actions being actively pursued against....
Outrageous Proxy Meeting Fees and How They Could Impact You
  • Admin
  • Oct 05, 2021
It is often said that there is a cost to doing business.  Proxy meeting fees have emerged as such a cost in the context of the business of investing your hard-earned dollars.  These unique fees are ....
SEC Issues Amendments, Seeks Public Comment on Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act
  • Admin
  • Apr 27, 2021
On March 24, 2021, the SEC adopted interim final amendments to the following forms: Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Exchange Act) Form 20-F § 249.220f Form 40-F § 249.240f F....
A Guide to Corporate Officers and Their Roles
  • Joshua Scofield
  • Sep 12, 2019
In the US, it is typically required for publicly traded companies to have at least a few corporate officers. Some companies have dozens. It is also not uncommon for private or non-profit companies to ....
What is a Proxy Shareholder Meeting?
  • Michael Segura
  • Jul 17, 2019
Meetings are an importation part of running an organization or a large project. At meetings, issues are addressed, important decisions made, and plans created for the future. In public companies, annu....
Routine Vs Non-routine Proxy Proposals
  • Michael Segura
  • Jul 16, 2019
Running a company involving many aspects of corporate decision-making requires keeping accurate records and imposing a certain degree of regularity in the process. Proxies are one such way to ensure t....
Regulation A+ Available for SEC Reporting Companies
  • Dan Carter
  • Jan 23, 2019
On December 19, 2018, the SEC adopted final rules to allow current Exchange Act reporting companies to utilize Regulation A+, also known as the "mini-IPO offering". Reg A+ provides an exemption fro....
8 Tips on Selecting a Stock Transfer Agent
  • Dan Carter
  • Jan 25, 2018
A transfer agent is a company or financial institution that helps manage securities recordkeeping duties for private and public entities. Transfer agents perform many functions, including but not limi....
The Benefits of Stock Transfer Services
  • Admin
  • Jan 08, 2016
What is a Stock Transfer Agent? When companies issue stocks, they must track transactions and keep accurate and up-to-date shareholder records. It can be very difficult to keep these records, maintai....
Side-by-Side Analysis of XBRL
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  • Mar 15, 2014
Colonial recently performed a side by side analysis of XBRL in 10-Q and 10-K filings submitted by our competitors. The analysis presents two examples where incorrect tags were placed and the potential....