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November 29, 2005

SEC Proposes Amendments to the Proxy Rules Regarding Internet Availability of Proxy Materials

Today, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") proposed amendments to its proxy rules that would permit issuers and non-issuers soliciting proxies from shareholders to deliver proxy materials electronically by posting them to a website. If adopted, these amendments would greatly reduce the costs of printing and mailing proxy ma
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November 28, 2005

Anonymous Reporting Procedures and Codes of Ethical Conduct in the European Union

Recent decisions by German courts and German and French Data Protection Authorities require international companies with German or French subsidiaries to carefully examine the local legal requirements before implementing anonymous reporting procedures and codes of ethical conduct. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act ("SOX") does not automatically lega
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November 20, 2005

ISS Releases Policy Updates for 2006 Proxy Season and Related Developments

On Friday, November 18, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), a leading proxy advisory firm, released its U.S. and international corporate governance policy updates for the 2006 proxy season. With ISS's permission, a copy of the ISS U.S. Corporate Governance Policy 2006 Updates (2006 Policy Updates) is available with this client alert through t
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November 18, 2005

EEOC Approves Revisions to EEO-1 Employer Reporting Form

On November 16, 2005, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") voted to approve revisions to the Employer Information Report, or EEO-1.  The EEO-1, which must be submitted on an annual basis by employers with 100 or more employees, and by certain government contractors with 50 or more employees, requires data co
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November 17, 2005

The Waiver Amendment

Gibson Dunn partner F. Joseph Warin participated in a conference sponsored by the National Chamber Foundation and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on a recent amendment to the United States Sentencing Guidelines affecting the attorney-client privilege for corporations.  Please see the attached "The Waiver Amendment" presentation materials.  
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November 15, 2005

Regulation and competition in the media sector

Brussels Partner David Wood is the author of "Regulation and competition in the media sector" [PDF] published in the November 15th issue of Competition Law Insight. This article first appeared in the 15th November 2005 issue of Competition Law Insight and has been reproduced with the permission of the publishers, Informa Law, 30-32 Mortime
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