You are an issuer, investment adviser, or broker-dealer.  You want to communicate to the public about securities.  Should you (a) type a letter and drop it in the mailbox; (b) chisel out a prospectus on two stone tablets; or (c) use social media?

If you chose (c),

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,

This practice note discusses recent U.S. Tariff Policies that potentially have wide-ranging consequences for domestic and international trade and the capital markets. In a period marked by increased globalization and international trade, the uncertainties brought about by the aggressive tariff policies of former President Trump are leaving companies and investors wary of the direct and

This practice note identifies cybersecurity risk disclosures that offer detailed discussions on the potential reputational, financial, or operational harm resulting from cybersecurity breaches as well as the potential litigation or regulatory costs, policies, and procedures in addressing cybersecurity risks. This piece concludes with practical advice on how to prepare and enhance the required disclosures on

This practice note identifies Brexit-related disclosures that offer detailed discussions of its effects, including how Brexit might impact the company, its employees, management, operations, and prospects. The company name, its industry, and the type of filing are also provided in each sample disclosure for reference. This piece concludes with recommendations on how to enhance Brexit-related

As part of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s amendments to the exempt offering framework, which amendments became effective in March 2021, the SEC, among other things, aligned the bad actor disqualification provisions in Regulation A, Regulation D, and Regulation CF.  Our updated resource provides an overview of the bad actor disqualification provisions applicable in connection