This practice note discusses the Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act (the HFCAA), which affects the securities of certain foreign companies listed on U.S. markets and requires them to submit documentation and disclosures to the SEC and the PCAOB. The HFCAA aims to address the regulatory challenge posed by Chinese law that prevents the PCAOB from

In recent years, private non-bank lending to private equity-owned, small- and middle-market companies has significantly increased. Within this growing sector, private and non-traded business development companies (“BDCs”) have outperformed other non-bank lenders in many respects. Since 2020, assets under management by private and non-traded BDCs has increased from approximately $34 billion to approximately $118 billion

On July 17, 2023, the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Corporation Finance (“Division”) released another Sample Letter (“Letter”) that outlines the disclosures that the Staff is focused on in relation to companies based or having the majority of their operations in the People’s Republic of China (“China-based Companies”).  Our discussion on the Division’s