Anna Pinedo is a partner in Mayer Brown’s New York office and a member of the Corporate & Securities practice. She concentrates her practice on securities and derivatives. Anna represents issuers, investment banks/financial intermediaries and investors in financing transactions, including public offerings and private placements of equity and debt securities, as well as structured notes and other hybrid and structured products.

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The SEC Office of the Investor Advocate is required to produce and deliver to Congress a report on its objectives for the subsequent fiscal year.  Just recently, the Investor Advocate released and delivered its report outlining the principal objectives for the fiscal year 2021.

The report expresses growing concern regarding the Securities and Exchange Commission’s

Late last week, the House Appropriations Committee approved a bill that addresses the budgets for among other agencies, the Securities and Exchange Commission.  While the bill would authorize an increase in the SEC budget for fiscal year 2021, it comes with strings.  The bill contains a section, Section 540 (repeated below), which would condition spending

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Join Mayer Brown and PwC for a webinar on Life Sciences IPOs.  Panelists will discuss the pre-IPO and IPO markets and IPO preparedness, among other topics. CEO and Co-Founder of InMode, Moshe Mizrahy, will join our

This market trends article identifies cybersecurity risk disclosures that offer detailed discussions on the potential reputational, financial, or operational harm resulting from cybersecurity breaches and the potential litigation or regulatory costs, policies, and procedures in addressing cybersecurity risks. This article concludes with practical advice on how to prepare and enhance the required disclosures on cybersecurity

On July 9, 2020, starting at 9.30 am, the Securities and Exchange Commission will host a roundtable discussion on investing in emerging markets.  Given the proposed legislation regarding public companies based in emerging markets that do not allow access to PCAOB inspections and other regulatory oversight (see our prior blog post here) and the

The first quarter 2020 PwC/CB Insights MoneyTree Report for the first quarter of 2020 provides insights on the level of venture funding.

US venture capital deal activity has declined for three straight quarters, with 1,533 deals raising $28.6 billion, 1,399 deals raising $23.3 billion, and 1,271 deals raising $26.4 billion raised, respectively, in each of

In a research paper written by Prof. Elizabeth Pollman, titled Startup Governance, and published through the Institute for Law and Economics, a joint research center of the Law School, the Wharton School, and the Department of Economics in the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, the author tackles the corporate

An “at-the-market” (“ATM”) offering is an offering of securities into an existing trading market for the securities at a price or prices related to the then-market price of the securities. ATM offerings are continuous offerings, and provide issuers with a flexible way to raise modest amounts of capital with minimal market impact, at a low

On June 26, 2020, the Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission, joined by the Directors of the Divisions of Corporation Finance, Investment Management and Trading & Markets of the SEC, provided a statement summarizing the SEC’s relief efforts taken in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The statement notes that certain relief measures remain necessary,

On June 23, 2020, the Division of Corporation Finance (Division) of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued CF Disclosure Guidance: Topic No. 9A (CF 9A), providing guidance on operations, liquidity, and capital resources disclosures that companies should consider with respect to COVID-19-related disruptions. On that same date, the SEC’s Office of the Chief