Investor Advisory Committee

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

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 March 11, 2021, the SEC’s Investor Advisory Committee convened and hosted a panel discussion regarding special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs).  The panel aimed to shed light on the recent increase in SPAC activity, the risks associated with this increased activity, and potential policy implications.

Acting SEC Chair Allison Lee delivered opening remarks.  She noted

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Investor Advisory Committee will hold a public meeting on Thursday, March 11, 2021.  The meeting will begin at 10:00 a.m. EST and will be a webcast.  The committee will hold two panel discussions: a follow-on discussion regarding self-directed individual retirement accounts (IRAs), and a discussion regarding special purpose acquisition companies

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently announced another meeting of its Investor Advisory Committee.  The virtual public meeting will be open to the public and webcast on May 21, 2020 starting at 10:00 am Eastern Time.  The Committee’s agenda includes a panel discussion regarding index funds, and a panel discussion regarding credit rating agencies.

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The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Investor Advisory Committee will hold a public meeting on May 4, 2020, which will be available to the public by webcast.  The Committee will discuss public company disclosure considerations in a COVID-19 pandemic context, and public company shareholder engagement/virtual shareholder meetings in a COVID-19 pandemic context.  See the announcement and

On February 27, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Investor Advisory Committee will meet at 9.30 am.  The meeting is open to the public and also is webcast.  The Committee meeting agenda includes a discussion of accounting and auditing trends, with representatives from the Financial Accounting Standards Board among others.  The agenda also includes a

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the agenda for the upcoming meeting on January 24, 2020 of its Investor Advisory Committee.  The Committee will hold a telephonic meeting and will consider the SEC’s proxy voting advice and Rule 14a-8 proposed rulemakings, as well as market structure issues related to rebate tier disclosure.  For information on

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced a meeting of the Investor Advisory Committee on November 7, 2019.  The meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. ET and is open to the public.  The meeting will be webcast live and archived on the committee’s website for later viewing.  The Committee will discuss and consider whether investors use