June 16, 2022 Webinar
1:00pm – 2:00pm EDT
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Late stage private placements with institutional investors, crossover investors, corporate venture capital (CVC) funds, and strategic investors raise a number of considerations distinct from those arising in earlier stage and venture financing transactions. Privately held companies have been more comfortable sponsoring liquidity programs for

April 27, 2022 Webinar
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On March 30, 2022, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) proposed new rules and amendments to existing rules and forms (the “Proposed Rules”) addressing the treatment of SPACs in connection with their IPOs and subsequent de-SPAC transactions. The Proposed Rules, if adopted, would represent a sea change

May 3, 2022 Webinar
12pm – 1pm EDT
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As financial institutions embark on environmental, social and governance initiatives and make ESG a fundamental component of their business models, the opportunities created are also accompanied by risk—including increasing pressure from regulators, investors and other stakeholders. Join Mayer Brown panelists where they will explore

April 6, 2022 Webinar
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After much anticipation, on March 21, 2022, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) voted to propose rules that would require extensive reporting by public companies of climate change-related disclosure and related attestation, if adopted. In a departure from existing “principles-based” disclosure requirements rooted in materiality, the SEC

March 31 – April 1, 2022 Webinar
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Mayer Brown invites you to the Practising Law Institute’s Private Placements and Hybrid Securities Offerings 2022 virtual conference.

Private Placements and Hybrid Securities Offerings 2022 will cover the basics of private placements, resales of restricted securities, Section 4(a)(1-1/2) transactions and block trades. The program will

On February 25, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) voted to amend the Consolidated Audit Trail (“CAT”) and Regulation SHO, as well as to propose new rules that would require expansive short sale reporting. In a statement, SEC Chair Gary Gensler indicated that these proposals were important for the SEC to “address future market

March 11, 2022 Webinar
12:00pm – 1:00pm EST
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On February 10, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) proposed amendments to the rules governing reporting on Schedules 13D and 13G. These proposed amendments are intended to modernize the rules by, among other things, making information available to the public in a more

In its recent white paper, “Climate Change Disclosure Report: From Omission to Commission,” Intelligize revisits the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) climate change-related disclosure guidance. The report notes that the SEC only has provided guidance twice, first in 2010 and again in 2021. The report expresses that the SEC’s 2010 interpretive guidance addressing companies’

March 7, 2022 Webinar, hosted by PLI
1:00pm – 2:00pm EST
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This session will provide an overview of the regulatory framework relating to company share buybacks, including the Rule 10b-18 safe harbor. The briefing will also cover the different ways in which companies may choose to structure share repurchases, and the advantages

On February 18, 2022, the US Senate unanimously passed the Courthouse Ethics and Transparency Act, which requires all US federal judges to publish their financial disclosure reports to the public. This legislation closely follows the bipartisan bill passed by the House in December 2021, which sought a similar outcome (see our related post