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

March 4, 2022 Webinar
12:00pm – 1:00pm EST
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There have been a number of litigation and enforcement developments targeting the SPAC market. These include private litigation claims brought following de-SPAC transactions in Delaware Chancery Court alleging breaches of fiduciary duty, federal securities claims relating to proxy/prospectus disclosures, and federal securities fraud claims

February 24, 2022 Webinar
12:00pm – 1:00pm EST
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In recent years, the SEC has continued to execute on its disclosure effectiveness initiative, which has its objective eliminating redundant and outdated disclosure requirements, as well as modernizing the requirements applicable to SEC-reporting companies. As a result, the SEC has adopted a number of

February 22, 2022 Webinar
12:00pm – 1:00pm EST
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What if the De-SPAC Did Not Yield Sufficient Growth Capital? Or Result in a Liquid Stock? The transformative de-SPACing process is complete and you are a newly public company—now what? Maybe as a result of a higher level of redemptions, or a smaller accompanying

On January 27, 2022, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reopened the comment period for the proposed “pay-versus-performance” rules mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act, which would require disclosure of information regarding a company’s executive compensation and the company’s financial performance. The original comment period closed on July 6, 2015.

The compensation discussion and analysis

February 15, 2022 Webinar
12:00pm – 1:00pm EST
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SPAC transactions made headlines in 2021. Over 613 SPAC IPOs raised $162 billion, and 195 SPAC business combinations were completed with an aggregate value of $465 billion. SPACs continue to make headlines in 2022; however, the headlines are a little different. In the first

January 26, 2022 Webinar
12:00pm – 1:00pm EST
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Various academic studies and some well-publicized sales by corporate executives made pursuant to 10b5-1 trading plans have drawn media scrutiny and attention from legislators, prompting calls for the SEC to take a closer look at the area. In addition, issuer share repurchase programs have