August 4, 2021 Webinar 
1:00pm EDT – 2:00pm EDT
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Practices for public companies relating to earnings calls, earnings guidance and investor updates vary. Especially in uncertain and volatile markets, preparing for these important communications requires careful consideration of a number of factors, including the recent statements and guidance from the Securities and

During the National Investor Relations Institute’s (NIRI) 2021 Virtual Conference, SEC Commissioner Elad Roisman spoke about the hot topic of ESG-related disclosure requirements.

The Commissioner noted that public companies are overwhelmed with the amount and the specificity of ESG data investors ask them to provide.  Commissioner Roisman appreciated the call for standardized disclosures related to

In a comment letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 11, seven well-known tech companies responded to SEC Acting Chair Allison Herren Lee’s March 2021 request for public input on climate change disclosures (see our related blog post). The letter expressed support for consistent reporting by public companies regarding climate-related matters.

June 29, 2021 Webinar
1:00pm – 2:00pm EDT
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As many issuers continue to seek access to the capital markets in light of the pandemic-related downturn, our webcast will focus on convertible bonds. Converts have been among the most popular financing tools in recent months, and for good reason. Join Mayer Brown partners,

June 21, 2021 Webinar
1:00pm – 2:00pm EDT
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Under Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Jay Clayton’s leadership, the SEC focused on a number of areas that were collectively termed “good corporate hygiene.” These subsumed policies related to trading in a company’s stock, especially the use of Rule 10b5-1 trading plans and the

During its meeting on June 10, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Investor Advisory Committee held a panel discussion regarding 10b5-1 plans, welcoming three market participants and academics.  As we previously blogged, SEC Chair Gary Gensler asked for recommendations for the Commission’s consideration on how to “freshen up Rule 10b5-1.”

Dr. Dan Taylor, Associate

June 18, 2021 Webinar
11:00am – 12:00pm EDT
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Issuers in a range of industry sectors may now be evaluating potential liability management transactions, including debt repurchases and tenders or exchange offers. In some cases, no-action letter relief may provide issuers and their advisers with greater flexibility for tender offers for non-convertible debt

Medium-Term Note Programs Webinar
June 8, 2021, 1:00pm – 2:00pm EDT
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Medium-term note (“MTN”) programs are continuous offering programs that enable issuers to offer debt securities in an efficient and expedited manner. MTN programs have unique documentation, as opposed to benchmark underwritten offerings. Most MTN programs have the ability to offer debt

May 19, 2021 Webinar
12:00pm – 1:00pm EDT
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Please join Mayer Brown partners, Christopher Houpt, Brian Massengill, and Anna Pinedo, for the third session in the Banking & Financial Services Litigation webinar series.

This panel will discuss special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), including:

  • An overview of the SPAC market and the SPAC

May 18, 2021 Webinar
1:00pm – 2:00pm EDT
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Given the increased interest in going public through a combination with a SPAC, many private companies may not have had an opportunity to complete a public company readiness assessment. Often, in light of the accelerated timelines associated with SPAC opportunities, public company preparations may