Webinar | July 22, 2024
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EDT
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Disclosures by public companies about their human capital management continue to be a focus of investors, regulators, and other stakeholders. In 2020, the SEC adopted a requirement for registrants to discuss their human capital resources to the extent material to an

In order to harmonize the regulatory framework governing the European fund market, the European Commission has revised the existing Alternative Investment Fund Manager Directive – Directive 2011/61/EU (the “AIFMD”), with the introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Manager Directive II (“AIFMD II”).  

The European Commission sees a particular need for change in the areas of

On January 11, 2024, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (“FINRA”) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) a proposed rule change (the “Proposal”) to amend FINRA Rule 6730 to reduce the Trade Reporting and Compliance Engine (“TRACE”) reporting timeframe to one minute, with exceptions for (i) members with “limited trading activity” in

In this MB Microtalk video, Mayer Brown’s Andrew Noreuil discusses the recent final amendments to certain beneficial ownership rules under the Exchange Act, and the impact of those changes on the reporting of beneficial ownership on Schedules 13D and 13G.

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This practice note discusses the main amendments to the financial disclosure requirements for acquisitions and dispositions of businesses by U.S. reporting companies, which took effect in January 2021. The amendments aim to improve the quality and relevance of the information provided to investors, reduce the complexity and costs of preparing the disclosures, and promote capital

Webinar December 7, 2023
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET
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It’s time to start preparing for the 2024 proxy and annual report season. Additional time may be required this year because of the substantial scope and pace of relevant changes in law and practice.

During this session, join Mayer Brown partner Jennifer Carlson

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently published its report on the Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation, which generates recommendations from participants that the SEC considers. The recommendations from participants included, among others, the following:

  • Expand the accredited investor definition
  • In this MB Microtalk video, Mayer Brown’s Peter Pears discusses the European Union’s Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (the “CSRD”). The directive, which for many companies applies from as early as 1 January 2024, creates detailed sustainability reporting requirements, which may apply for both EU and non-EU companies.

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    Two new bills have been passed in California as part of a “Climate Accountability Package” that require US-based companies “doing business” in California to make disclosures about their emissions and climate-related financial risks. These are (a) the Climate Corporate Data Accountability Act (California Senate Bill 253 (SB-253)) and (b) the Climate-Related Financial Risk Act (California