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Preparing 2019 Registration Statements And Annual Reports: What Foreign Private Issuers And Their Counsel Need To Know
In this article published in The Review of Securities & Commodities Regulation, we discuss the implications of the SEC's recent actions to modernize and simplify disclosure requirements
United States
16 Sep 2019
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Business Development Company Guide For Capital Markets
In this Lexis Practice Advisor® Practice Note, we provide answers to questions frequently asked by securities lawyers and their clients regarding the federal securities laws
United States
10 Sep 2019
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Legal Update: SEC Issues Guidance On The Application Of The Proxy Rules To Voting Advice
With the increased concentration of share ownership by institutional investors over the past several decades, the influence of proxy advisory firms on shareholder votes has grown dramatically
United States
29 Aug 2019
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Bills Promoting Board Diversity Advance In Congress
Earlier this month, the U.S. House Financial Services Committee passed, with overwhelming bi-partisan support, three bills to promote gender, racial and ethnic diversity on corporate boards.
United States
1 Aug 2019
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Commissioner Peirce On Women On Boards
On June 28, 2019, Commissioner Peirce of the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") delivered a speech entitled "Baby on Board" at the Society for Corporate Governance National Conference.
United States
12 Jul 2019
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The Up-C Structure In IPOs
The umbrella partnership - C corporation structure ("Up-C") is an indirect mode for an operating partnership to conduct an initial public offering ("IPO").
United States
29 May 2019
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Governance By Indices
Institutional investors continue to express concerns regarding dual class share structures. The Council of Institutional Investors has petitioned the Nasdaq Stock Market ...
United States
17 Apr 2019
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Mitigating The Impact Of A Material Weakness On The Election Of Directors
Where companies have disclosed repeated or ongoing material weaknesses in internal controls over financial reporting, or where a company's first material weakness requires a restatement
United States
10 Apr 2019
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Legislative Proposals On Capital Formation
Last week, the US Senate Banking Committee held a hearing on legislation introduced in the prior session of Congress relating to capital formation in order to assess whether any would garner
United States
12 Mar 2019
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Proposed Legislation To Watch
There are a number of legislative proposals making their way through the House and the Senate that would affect public reporting companies and are gathering some momentum, so they bear watching.
United States
28 Feb 2019
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Disclosure Of Board Self-Identified Diversity Characteristics
On February 6, 2019, the staff of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued two identical Regulation S-K compliance and disclosure interpretations (C&DIs),
United States
15 Feb 2019
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Corporate Governance In Pre-IPO Companies
In a recent paper, "Scaling Up: the Implementation of Corporate Governance in Pre-IPO Companies," authors David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan review governance practices and how these evolve in the lead-up to an IPO.
United States
25 Jan 2019
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Legal Update-10 Tips For 10-Ks And Proxy Statements
With preparations shifting into high gear for calendar-year companies that file annual reports on Form 10-K and proxy statements with the US Securities and Exchange Commission ...
United States
9 Jan 2019
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10 Tips For 10-Ks And Proxy Statements
With preparations shifting into high gear for calendar-year companies that file annual reports on Form 10-K and proxy statements with the US SEC, here are tips to consider when drafting these documents.
United States
9 Jan 2019
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SEC Adopts Dodd-Frank Hedging Disclosure Rule
On December 18, 2018, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted a final rule requiring companies to disclose their hedging policies and practices for employees,
United States
4 Jan 2019
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Mandating Women On Boards
In September, California mandated women directors on corporate boards. In a new paper titled "Mandating Women on Boards: Evidence from the United States,"
United States
7 Dec 2018
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Proxy Advisory Firm Registration
Shortly following the SEC's proxy roundtable, Senators Reed, Perdue, Heitkamp, Gillis, Jones and Kennedy introduced a new bill ...
United States
6 Dec 2018
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Proposed State Securities Registration Amendments For Smaller Offerings
On November 1, 2018, the North American Securities Administrators Association, Inc. ("NASAA") released for public comment proposed updates to the SCOR Statement of Policy and the SCOR Form (Form U-7).
United States
23 Nov 2018
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SEC Permits Fund Board Reliance On CCOs
Funds permitted to rely on the no-action relief include both registered investment companies and business development companies.
United States
11 Nov 2018
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Sec Staff Legal Bulletin No. 14J Provides Additional Shareholder Proposal Guidance
On October 23, 2018, the staff (Staff) of the Division of Corporation Finance of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued Staff Legal Bulletin No. 14J (SLB 14J)
United States
5 Nov 2018
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