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With the autumn leaves beginning to fall, it is once again time to prepare for proxy and annual report season. Companies will have to weigh various considerations this upcoming proxy season, including the objectives of new leadership at the US Securities and Exchange Commission

Once again, it is time to prepare for the proxy and annual report season. There are many issues to take into consideration when crafting required regulatory disclosures in a manner that conveys effective messaging to the company’s investors. Advance planning, careful drafting and multi-faceted review greatly contribute to a successful proxy and annual report season,

In various prepared remarks in recent weeks, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gensler has commented on a number of potential proposals for additional disclosure requirements.

In remarks made to the European Parliament Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, Chair Gensler addressed a number of topics, including gamification and crypto assets.  Commenting on issuer

The Securities and Exchange Commission approved the proposed rule change by Nasdaq which will require listed companies to disclose information about the diversity of a company’s board of directors.  For a limited time, Nasdaq will offer certain listed companies access to a board recruitment service.  The rule will require, to the extent permissible under applicable

At a recent conference, Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Gary Gensler gave wide-ranging remarks addressing market structure issues, LIBOR and other rates, and the Commission’s regulatory agenda.

Addressing regulatory initiatives relating to public company disclosures, Chair Gensler noted he has asked the Staff to put together recommendations on mandatory company disclosures on climate risk and

Prior to 2020, the last significant revisions to Regulation S-K were over 30 years ago.  As modernization of the human capital disclosure requirements have caught up with the times, companies are faced with setting reporting precedents.  See our previous post that provides an explanation of the Regulation S-K amendments.   

How did companies respond to the

During its recent meeting, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Investor Advisory Committee (the “Committee”) approved a recommendation to the SEC regarding minority and underserved community inclusion in investment and financial services.  The Committee previously held a panel discussion on September 24, 2020, which focused on how minority community inclusion in investment and financial services is

On December 1, 2020, the Nasdaq Stock Market LLC filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) a proposal for new listing rules related to board diversity and disclosure, which are intended to advance board diversity and enhance the transparency and comparability of diversity statistics. The new rules would require Nasdaq-listed companies:

  • to have,