The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is weighing whether proxy advisers have grown so influential in corporate elections that regulators should impose rules to make their business more transparent.
Over the past few years, many nations have adopted policies that promise to improve people’s lives while preserving their freedom of choice. These approaches, informed by behavioral economics, are sometimes called nudges.
Benjamin Wagner, the top U.S. prosecutor for mostly rural eastern California, has busted the head of a tomato-packing company for racketeering and wrangled a settlement from a lumber company over a wildfire.
Ropes & Gray LLP didn’t discriminate against a black lawyer who didn’t make partner, a federal court has held. U.S. District Judge Richard G. Stearns still refused to dismiss the former associate’s claim for retaliation and scheduled a trial for November.
Syria must disclose the complete details of its chemical weapons and related facilities by next Saturday, a critical test of whether President Bashar al-Assad will comply with the U.S.-Russian accord on finding, securing and eliminating his toxic armaments.
It’s mid-October, and Jeffrey Gundlach is giving a stump speech to a luncheon crowd of about 200 financial advisers and investors at Los Angeles’s City Club. The renowned money manager’s theme: the financial catastrophe on the horizon.