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,

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Corporation Finance (Division) published a sample letter with comments that the Staff intends to issue to public companies regarding their climate change disclosures—or lack thereof—in SEC filings. As explained in a prior Mayer Brown post, Commissioner Lee, when she was Acting Chair of the SEC earlier this

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently announced the agenda for the upcoming meeting on September 27, 2021, of the SEC’s Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee.  The Committee will meet virtually, and the meeting will be a webcast on the SEC’s website.  The Committee will discuss pre-IPO investments and the role of cross-over investors in

In various prepared remarks in recent weeks, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gensler has commented on a number of potential proposals for additional disclosure requirements.

In remarks made to the European Parliament Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, Chair Gensler addressed a number of topics, including gamification and crypto assets.  Commenting on issuer

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,

On August 26, 2021, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) approved an amendment to Rule 314 of the NYSE Listed Company Manual in connection with the review and approval of related party transactions.  As we previously blogged, earlier this year the NYSE amended certain of its shareholder approval rules, including those relating to

Today, the Securities Exchange Commission announced enhancements to its Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval (EDGAR) database.

EDGAR will utilize Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) to collect financial statement data in real time, where submissions are “updated with a typical processing delay of less than a second.”  This will allow for quicker and more user-friendly access

September 2, 2021 Webinar
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Mayer Brown’s 15th Annual Investment Management Regulatory University is hosting a discussion of regulatory hot topics. Please join partners Stephanie Monaco, Tim Clark, Erin Cho and Christina Thomas as they discuss:

  • Investment Advisers Act Update—Glimpses of New Marketing Rule and Division of Examinations Risk and Guidance
  • Private Funds