This practice note provides key practice tips for advising a client considering a liability management transaction. Given recurring periods of market volatility, issuers in a wide range of industry sectors from time to time evaluate potential liability management transactions, including debt repurchases, tender or exchange offers, and consent solicitations. Liability management transactions allow an issuer

In an April 5, 2022 letter, 25 trade associations jointly criticized recent US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rulemakings and requested that the SEC provide longer, more appropriate comment periods (and more meaningful opportunity for comment-making) for its “ambitious” regulatory agenda.

Noting over 50 substantive areas of current SEC rulemaking efforts and that many

On March 9, 2022, President Biden signed an executive order titled “Ensuring Responsible Development of Digital Assets” (the “Order”). The Order directs a broad range of federal agencies to recommend legislative and regulatory proposals to foster the development of, and address the risks presented by, digital assets and a central bank digital currency. This Legal

This practice note discusses market trends in 2021 relating to disclosures of climate change risks and mitigation by public companies, which are intertwined with environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues. It also provides illustrative disclosures by public companies regarding how climate change has affected or may affect their operations, both directly (e.g., through disruption

On November 1, 2021, the President’s Working Group on Financial Markets (PWG) released its much-anticipated Report on Stablecoins. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency joined the PWG in issuing the report, which provides an overview of how stablecoins are created and operate, discusses the risks they present

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,

Published by The Business Lawyer, the quarterly journal of the American Bar Association, the 2021 Annual Review of Federal Securities Regulation (the “Review”) was prepared by the Subcommittee on Annual Review of the Committee on Federal Regulation of Securities of the ABA Business Law Section.  The Review covers significant developments in federal securities law, regulation,

February 22, 2021 Webinar
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This briefing will provide attendees with a broad, yet focused educational program that presents a clear picture of legal, regulatory and tax considerations for real estate investment trusts (REITs).  During this presentation hosted by the Practising Law Institute (PLI), Brian Hirshberg, Remmelt

February 16, 2021 Webinar 
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The use of non-GAAP financial measures by public companies continues to draw regulatory scrutiny and media attention. Companies often use these measures to supplement GAAP numbers and convey information they believe is relevant, meaningful and useful in understanding their financial performance.  Join