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New Report Offers Insight on Evolution of ESG Proxy Season Shareholder Proposals

RESTON, Va. (November 5, 2019) – An Intelligize analysis of 2019 shareholder proposals related to environmental, social and governance (ESG) topics provides insights for public companies that will face similar investor pressures going forward. The analysis, part of the company’s 2020 Playbook on ESG Shareholder Proposals released today, highlights increasing challenges of proxy season – […]

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Public Companies Wrestle with Enhanced Auditor Reporting and Prepare for Impact on Corporate Disclosures, Accounting Controls and Investor Relations

RESTON, Va. (September 10, 2019) – What keeps auditors up at night? Well, as public companies begin testing the implementation of new critical audit matters (CAM) requirements, we are starting to find out. A new report issued today by Intelligize reveals that public companies that have engaged in CAM-related dry runs are finding that adaptation […]

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Report on New Revenue Recognition Standard Details Continuing Compliance Issues; Highlights Increased SEC Scrutiny of Companies with Complex Payment Structures

RESTON, Va. (July 10, 2019) – Over the past year, public companies have attempted to comply with transformative new accounting rules for recognizing revenue from customer contracts, known as ASC Topic 606. Companies involved in collaboration and licensing agreements with milestone, royalty or sales-based payments generally attracted heightened scrutiny from the SEC. This is according […]

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New Report Shines Light on SEC’s Review of Shareholder Proposal Exclusion Requests

RESTON, Va. (April 30, 2019) – There are discernible and instructive trends over the last three years in companies’ ability to exclude certain shareholder proposals from proxy materials – particularly those relating to environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. This according to a new white paper released today by compliance research firm, Intelligize. The report, […]

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New Intelligize Report Reveals Impact of #MeToo, Data Privacy and Foreign Relations on Recent M&A Transactions

RESTON, Va. (March 26, 2019) – Social, political and privacy issues have become increasingly relevant factors in M&A due diligence according to a special report released today by compliance research firm, Intelligize. The report, The Impact of Social, Political and Data Privacy Issues on M&A Transactions, utilizes public company filings and transaction documents available in […]

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