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  1. Shareholder Alert: Pomerantz Law Firm Announces the Filing of a Class ...Read the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Sys-Con Media

    The class action, filed in United States District Court, Southern District of New York, is on behalf of a class consisting of all persons or entities who purchased Salix securities between August 7, 2014 and November 6, 2014, inclusive . This class action seeks to recover damages against Defendants for alleged violations of the federal securities laws under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 .

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  2. No reason given for finance director's departureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Sun Journal

    New Bern's finance director, who sudden resignation this week, said he enjoyed working for the city and was proud of his accomplishment, but did not given any details about why he is no longer employed. Keith Fiaschetti resigned after being called into a nearly five-hour Board of Aldermen closed session Dec. 4. He was not in the meeting the entire time and at one point walked out of the meeting appearing upset.

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  3. Mayor's 'forgery' attack on CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Northern Territory News

    ... by the council and that stamping the mayor's electronic signature was run of the mill. "It is standard corporate governance and administrative procedure to use an electronic signature or seal for business and council operations," Mr Wilson said. In ...

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  4. Pomerantz Law Firm Announces the Filing of a Class Action against...Read the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Sys-Con Media

    The class action, filed in United States District Court, Middle District of , and docketed under 14-cv-1395, is on behalf of a class consisting of all persons or entities who purchased Rayonier securities between , inclusive . This class action seeks to recover damages against Defendants for alleged violations of the federal securities laws under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 .

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  5. SEC Accounting Staff Speeches at Annual AICPA ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | jdsupra.com

    The chief accountant noted that "it appears that U.S. constituents generally are not supportive of full adoption [of IFRS] for a variety of reasons" and have concerns about providing an option to U.S. companies to present IFRS-based financial statements.

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  6. Shareholder Alert: Pomerantz Law Firm Announces the Filing of a...Read the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Sys-Con Media

    The class action, filed in United States District Court, Southern District of , and docketed under 14-cv-9847, is on behalf of a class consisting of all persons or entities who purchased Petrobras securities between , inclusive . This class action seeks to recover damages against Defendants for alleged violations of the federal securities laws under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 .

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  7. Lot78, Inc Announces Decision to Deregister its Common StockRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Sys-Con Media

    The Company will file a Form 15 with the Securities and Exchange Commission to effect this termination on or about After careful consideration, the Board of Directors decided to deregister based on its belief that the savings the Company will achieve as a result of deregistration, particularly on costs related to the preparation and filing of SEC reports and compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley obligations, will benefit shareholders, and such benefits will outweigh any advantages of continuing as an SEC reporting company. The obligation of filing SEC reports and complying with Sarbanes-Oxley has become too burdensome and expensive for a company of the Company's size.

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  8. Deadline Alert: Rigrodsky & Long, P.a. Reminds Shareholders Of...Read the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... regularly litigates securities class, derivative and direct actions, shareholder rights litigation and corporate governance litigation , including claims for breach of fiduciary duty and proxy violations in the Delaware Court of Chancery and in ...

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  9. Shareholder value maximisation: a dumb idea that we really have to dumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | MoneyWeek

    ... won't die. Comments on others are welcome below, but for an increasing number of the people who look at corporate governance, one of the worst is 'shareholder value maximisation' (SVM). I've written about this here before (see previous posts on the ...

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  10. DriveSavers Offers Data Recovery Relief to Victims of Major Storm in Northern CARead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Information Technology

    DriveSavers , the worldwide leader in data recovery, eDiscovery and digital forensic services , announced today assistance to victims of the recent storm and flooding in Northern . The pounding rain began drenching the North Bay Area early Thursday morning, December 11, and was quickly joined by hurricane-force winds.

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  11. SEC Commissioner Wonders Whether Harvard Violated Securities LawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | JD Supra

    SEC Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher and Joseph A. Grundfest, Stanford Law School, Rock Center for Corporate Governance, have just published a paper titled " Did Harvard Violate Federal Securities Law? The Campaign Against Classified Boards of Directors. " According to the paper, the Harvard Shareholder Rights Project, or the Harvard SRP, has played a central role in the debate over classified boards, and claims to have contributed to the declassification of boards at about 100 S&P 500 and Fortune 500 companies.

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  12. 2015 levy tweaked, but Board does not adopt unanimouslyRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Chisago County Press

    The county commissioners heard from about a dozen taxpayers attending the public hearing December 3 to register complaints about the proposed 2015 county portion of property taxes. After years of no increases to the levy; tax statements show a county levy hike for 2015 of 3.5 percent or $1.1 million.

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  13. William S. Ayer, Retired Chairman And CEO Of Alaska Air Group, Joins...Read the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Sys-Con Media

    He will serve on Honeywell's Corporate Governance and Responsibility and Management Development and Compensation Committees. "Bill has been a highly respected and proven business leader in the aerospace industry for more than three decades," said Honeywell Chairman and CEO .

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  14. Revenue Recognition Changes Could Spur SEC Fraud ProbesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | CFO

    Throughout 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission has signaled an increased focus on financial reporting fraud in general and revenue recognition in particular. In October, SEC Chair Mary Jo White said the SEC has seen a "significant jump" of more than 20% in enforcement actions in the area, and SEC Enforcement Director Andrew Ceresney called the area the "next frontier" for enforcement .

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  15. Employees recognizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Newberry Observer

    Jesse Folk was recognized for his 10 years of service to the city's utility department. Folk began his employment on Nov. 22, 2004, and holds the position of Lineman C. Jason Stuhr was recognized for his 15 years of service with the city's police department.

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  16. County Finance Department Receives Highest Award for Accounting, ReportingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Patch.com

    The 10 wood framed plaques line the narrow hallway leading to Putnam County Commissioner of Finance William Carlin's office; six eye level rectangles in a row before his doorway, four on the wall just beyond his office. Each frame holds in it a Government Finance Officers Association Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting and each has been awarded to the Putnam County's Department of Finance.

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  17. Horn For Gop Chairman - Sununu and O'Brien Endorse Horn for Re-ElectionRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | NH Insider

    Nashua Former New Hampshire Governor and State Party Chairman John H. Sununu and former Speaker William O'Brien today enthusiastically endorsed Jennifer Horn for re-election as NHGOP Chairman. The endorsements demonstrate Horn's broad support from across the political spectrum of New Hampshire Republicans.

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  18. Investor Alert: Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP Announces...Read the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Market Wire

    ... and federal courts throughout the country. Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check is a driving force behind corporate governance reform, and has recovered billions of dollars on behalf of institutional and individual investors from the United States and ...

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  19. Higher burdens in SOX whistleblower retaliation claims - 5 tips for employersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | JD Supra

    Two recent decisions have clarified the heightened burden facing employers addressing whistleblower retaliation claims under Section 806 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act . On October 9, 2014, in Fordham v.

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  20. Jony Ive Is The Most Powerful Person At AppleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... for a public company's board of directors, which has the power to fire that CEO (one reason why proper corporate governance calls for the CEO to not also hold the board chairman seat). While CEOs may think they have the ability to fire or hire ...

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