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.

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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

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. 

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Earlier this month, the European Commission proposed wide-ranging measures designed to facilitate further development of the EU’s capital markets, including through a new Listing Act; by making EU clearing services more attractive and resilient; and by harmonizing certain corporate insolvency rules across the EU.

Following the firm’s webcast on these proposals, we are sharing with

Anna Pinedo joined Dave Lynn, Senior Editor of TheCorporateCounsel.net and host of the Deep Dive with Dave, to discuss the publication of the fourth edition of her treatise, Exempt and Hybrid Securities Offerings, published by the Practising Law Institute.

The two discuss significant regulatory developments in exempt and hybrid offerings, the evolution of

In this MB Microtalk Video, Mayer Brown Counsel, Laura Richman, discusses the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s universal proxy rules that are now in effect for shareholder meetings. These new rules provide for mandatory use of a universal proxy card for proxy solicitations for contested elections for directors.

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The fourth edition of Exempt and Hybrid Securities Offerings, which is a three-volume treatise, that provides comprehensive guidance on structuring exempt and hybrid securities offerings was recently published by the Practising Law Institute.

Updating the treatise (which was last updated in 2017) was a chore, given it is about 4,000 pages of content and

In this MB Microtalk video, Mayer Brown Partner, Christina Thomas, discusses the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s proposed rules on cybersecurity risks and incident disclosures, which, if adopted, will require companies to report information relating to cybersecurity incidents and cybersecurity risk management strategy.

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