February 13, 2023 Webinar

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET

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During this session, Mayer Brown panelists, Brian Hirshberg and Larry Cunningham, will discuss US Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) disclosures, and recent developments for foreign private issuers (FPIs). Additionally, they will cover other areas of focus that should be top-of-mind for companies as

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.

Mayer Brown’s newest resource, Across the Board™, provides

The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) has issued proposed Rule 192 pursuant to Section 27B of the Securities Act of 1933. Section 27B requires the SEC to issue rules for the purpose of implementing that section’s prohibition against a securitization participant’s entering into a transaction that would involve or result in a material conflict of

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.

Lawyers in our Public Companies & Corporate Governance practice advise companies on transactional, regulatory, governance, and litigation matters. 

Read new spotlight article by Larry Cunningham, CEO Comments on

On January 10, 2023, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (“FINRA”) published the 2023 Report on its Examination and Risk Monitoring Program (the “Report”). FINRA highlights several topics as key areas of risk for investors and the markets, including mobile apps, complex products and options, order handling/best execution, Regulation Best Interest and Form CRS, and

On January 17, 2023, the annual NYSE Guidance Memo and NYSE American Guidance Memo (each, a “Guidance Memo” and collectively, the “Guidance Memos”) were released. The Guidance Memos highlighted policies significant and applicable to all NYSE-listed and NYSE American-listed companies. Policies mentioned included those related to: (i) the timely alert and material news policies, including

January 31, 2023 Webinar

10:00 am ET

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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

On December 27, 2022, the US Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) issued Notice 2023-2 (the “Notice”), which provides taxpayers interim guidance (until regulations are issued) on how the new 1% excise tax on stock-buybacks will be imposed and administered. The new 1% excise tax was enacted last summer as part of the

On December 15, 2022, the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) received approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) to modify certain pricing limitations for companies undertaking a direct listing involving sales of company shares in the opening auction on the first day of trading on the NYSE.  The approval and related conditions are consistent

January 19, 2023 Webinar

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET

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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