The Securities and Exchange Commission today proposed amendments to the rule that governs the process for including shareholder proposals in a company’s proxy statement. Under Rule 14a-8, companies generally must include shareholder proposals in their proxy statements. The rule, however, provides several bases for exclusion, including several substantive requirements that … [Read more...] about SEC Proposes Amendments to Shareholder Proposal Rule
Law firm Thompson Burton has named Josh Lee as a partner. Lee will focus on land use, employment, and corporate law. Previously, Lee was an attorney at Hankook Tire America’s Nashville U.S. headquarters. He also spent six years with the Metro Department of Law. Earlier this year, the firm announced the addition of Alex Dickerson, another land use attorney, as a partner. … [Read more...] about Josh Lee and Alex Dickerson Join Thompson Burton as Partners
Sometimes good gizmos go bad. If the gizmo — whether a motor vehicle, home appliance, or other consumer product — is under warranty, you may want to bring it to the dealer for repair. Or, you may prefer an independent repair shop or a DIY solution. The FTC says the choice is yours, and companies that void your warranty for choosing an independent shop or fixing it yourself may … [Read more...] about FTC says companies’ warranty restrictions were illegal
The Federal Trade Commission testified before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on National Security today about the aggressive action the agency is taking to crack down on fraud and related threats against servicemembers and the broader military community. Testifying on behalf of the Commission, the Associate Director of the FTC’s Division of Financial … [Read more...] about FTC Details Enforcement Actions to Crack Down on Fraud Against the Military Community Before House Oversight Subcommittee
By Thompson Burton, September 6 2022 In the ‘The Boss’ column about leaders of Music City businesses, the Nashville Business Journal interviews Walt Burton for his perspective on Thompson Burton, commercial real estate and Middle Tennessee. Read the full article here. Post navigation Source … [Read more...] about Nashville Business Journal Interviews Thompson Burton Partner Walt Burton In their ‘The Boss’ Column About Leaders of Music City Businesses.