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

January 20, 2023 Webinar

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET

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2022 was a year marked by the market’s increasing preference for structured financing alternatives. During this session, panelists Syed Raj Imteaz and Anna Shearer of ICR Capital joined by Mayer Brown’s Anna Pinedo will discuss market trends within the structured debt and

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of the Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation issued on December 16, 2022 its 2022 Annual Report to the U.S. Congress and to the SEC detailing how entrepreneurs, investors, and private and smaller public companies are engaging in capital raising.  The Report provides a wealth of data from the

November 17 -18, 2022 Hybrid Event

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Practising Law Institute (PLI) is hosting its annual Pocket MBA 2022: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals program. Pocket MBA is PLI’s hallmark program for attorneys representing clients in the financial industry, but their background training is not primarily in accounting principles and financial concepts. This program

At the end of September 2022, Patrick McHenry, the top Republican on the House Financial Services Committee, released the Committee Republicans’ capital formation agenda. The capital formation agenda aims to build on the successes of the JOBS Act in a number of important areas, which are summarized below.

Strengthening Public Markets.  The Committee Republicans would

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee held a panel discussion on recent trends in taking a company public during its October 13, 2022 meeting.  The panel, “Update on the Going Public Market: A 12-month lookback at the state of play of the IPO market,” began with an equity markets overview

Globally, the total volume of fintech deal activity, which includes financings by private companies, IPOs, and M&A activity, has declined for three consecutive quarters.  Activity in the second quarter of 2022 was down 67% from the peak, which was recorded in the third quarter of 2021.  Financings by private companies in the sector were at

On March 30, 2022, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (“Commission”) proposed new rules and amendments to existing rules and forms (the “Proposed Rules,” see summary) addressing the treatment of initial public offerings (“IPOs”) by special purpose acquisition companies (“SPACs”) and subsequent business combination transactions (“De-SPAC Transactions”) between SPACs and operating companies