In this article, they hint that non-chareidi conversions are lax. BALANCE, people! There is a difference between Modern Orthodox and Reform despite what these people think and would have yout think.
Well, anyhow, the point of this article is that Rabbi Amar is asserting his power as chief rabbi over Israel (Sephardic). The author of the article hints that it's because of Sherman's outspoken overturn of conversions.