In our prior posts, we discussed the Securities and Exchange Commission’s adoption of Rule 10D-1 that directs the securities exchanges to establish listing standards prohibiting the listing of a security of any company that fails to adopt and implement a clawback policy.

The Staff of the Division of Corporation Finance has issued Compliance and

In recent years, public company directors have increasingly been asked to engaged with their shareholders. In this Across the Board post, Mayer Brown’s Larry Cunningham and Ravi Shah discuss issues to consider when devising a policy that balances the potential advantages and costs of director-shareholder engagement.

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The 2022 update to the Sixth Edition of Corporate Finance and the Securities Laws was recently published by Wolters Kluwer.

The update includes discussions of the recent regulatory approach to digital currencies, the accounting and disclosure consequences of the Russian invasion of the Ukraine and subsequent sanctions, the unexpected SEC staff position regarding Rule 15c2-11

Mayer Brown’s newest resource, Across the Board™, provides private and public companies and their boards with the latest updates, alerts, and resources in one convenient place.

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What does Berkshire Hathaway have in common with the world’s most successful software companies and LVMH, one of the world’s best-known luxury brand conglomerates? These three seemingly different types of businesses all understand the importance of corporate culture in shaping a company’s long-term performance. The

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In December 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted significant amendments to Rule 10b5-1, which provides, under certain conditions, an affirmative defense to insider trading claims. Issuers and their boards or directors, large stockholders and investment banks that administer trading plans should

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The Securities and Exchange Commission recently approved amendments to Rule 10b5-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (“Exchange Act”). The SEC had proposed extensive amendments in January 2022, which were the subject of significant comments from market participants. Rule

On December 14, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) unanimously adopted amendments (the “amendments”) to Rule 10b5-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”) and related disclosure obligations for public companies.  The amendments (i) add new conditions to the availability of the affirmative defense to insider trading liability contained in Rule

At today’s open meeting, the Securities and Exchange Commission voted to approve amendments to Rule 10b5-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. The SEC had proposed extensive amendments in January 2022, which were the subject of significant comment from market participants. The final amendments take into account some of the commenters’ concerns—in particular by