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SEC Adopts Final Rules To Further Simplify Disclosure Requirements
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently adopted amendments to certain of its rules and regulations to modernize and simplify Regulation S-K.
United States
8 Apr 2019
ICOs – The Developing Regulatory Environment
Initial Coin Offerings, or ICOs, have emerged at the intersection of cryptocurrencies and blockchain.
United States
19 Mar 2019
How To Make Charitable Contribution Deductions Vanish In To Thin Air – A Review Of The Charitable Contribution Substantiation Regulations
On July 27, 2018, the Treasury issued final regulations regarding substantiation requirements for cash and noncash charitable contributions. T.D. 9836 (2018).
United States
19 Mar 2019
What's In Store For A Fiduciary Standard In 2019
In its Fall 2018 regulatory agenda, the SEC announced that final rulemaking on the Best Interest Regulation is set for September 2019, before the close of the federal government's fiscal year.
United States
19 Mar 2019
SEC Adopts Final Rules To Update And Simplify Disclosure Requirements
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has adopted final rules1 to eliminate redundant, duplicative, overlapping, outdated, or superseded disclosure requirements.
United States
30 Aug 2018
Rule 701 Additional Disclosure Threshold Raised To $10M; SEC Solicits Comments To Modernize Compensatory-Related Offerings Under Rule 701 And Form S-8
Last week, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") (i) approved the increase of the threshold at which private companies must provide financial disclosures ...
United States
6 Aug 2018
Companies Should Revisit Severance And Other Agreements As The SEC Steps Up Enforcement Actions To Protect Whistleblower Rights
In less than one week, the SEC announced enforcement actions against two companies that had required their departing employees to waive their rights to any monetary recovery under the SEC's whistleblower program.
United States
19 Aug 2016
Silicon Valley: Womble Carlyle E-News | Unicorn Or Albatross? (April 2016)
It wasn't too long ago that being an investor or employee at a private company referred to as a "unicorn" was a good thing – it meant you were part of something very special – a growing private company valued at $1 billion or more.
United States
3 May 2016
Beneficial Ownership Reporting And The Brokaw Act
On March 17, 2016, Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) introduced legislation that, if enacted into law and implemented accordingly, would dramatically change the course of beneficial ownership reporting for purposes of the federal securities laws.
United States
11 Apr 2016
SEC Expected To Begin Settlement Actions With Issuers Under MCDC Initiative
The self-reporting period for underwriters ended on September 9, 2014, and the self-reporting period for issuers ended on December 1, 2014.
United States
22 Feb 2016
Charlottesville As A "Hotbed For Innovation": Fastest Growing Area In US For Venture Capital Funding
Where a court is located often determines the type of cases that it hears.
United States
4 Feb 2016
Womble Carlyle Corporate Governance Summit and Proxy Season Outlook (Event Registration)
Womble Carlyle Corporate Governance Summit and Proxy Season Outlook
United States
5 Jan 2016
National Association Of Bond Lawyers Releases Guidance On Municipal Securities Disclosure Policies
Issuers of municipal securities (including conduit borrowers) are required to comply with certain disclosure requirements when preparing official statements or other offering documents.
United States
15 Sep 2015
DC Circuit Court Rejects Challenge To SEC Pay-To-Play Rule
The DC Circuit Court has rejected an effort by the New York and Tennessee Republican Parties to set aside Securities and Exchange Commission Rule 206(4)-5.
United States
27 Aug 2015
Delaware General Corporation Law Amendments
On June 24, 2015, Delaware Governor Jack Markell approved several important amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law (the "DGCL").
United States
14 Jul 2015
SEC Proposes New Clawback Rules
In addition to proposing new Rule 10D-1, the SEC has proposed several other corresponding amendments.
United States
8 Jul 2015
SEC Proposes New Pay For Performance Rules
The proposed rules would add a new table (under Item 402(v)) to the executive compensation disclosures required under Regulation S-K in proxy and information statements.
United States
6 May 2015
SEC Announces First Whistleblower Action Regarding Confidentiality Agreement Restrictions
Last week, the SEC announced its first enforcement action against a company for using language in confidentiality agreements that the SEC concluded had the potential to stifle the whistleblower process.
United States
13 Apr 2015
SEC Adopts "Regulation A+" Rules To Facilitate Capital Raising By Private Companies
Last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") adopted final rules amending Regulation A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, as mandated by the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act.
United States
8 Apr 2015
SEC Proposes New Proxy Rules For The Disclosure Of Hedging By Directors, Officers, And Other Employees
The SEC proposed new rules requiring the disclosure of hedging policies for directors, officers, and other employees in annual proxy statements.
United States
16 Feb 2015
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