On October 26, 2022, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted new Rule 10D-1, directing national securities exchanges to establish listing standards that prohibit the listing of any security of a company that does not adopt and implement a written policy requiring the recovery, or “clawback,” of certain incentive-based executive compensation. Recovery under a

On October 25, SEC Commissioner Mark Uyeda spoke at the Georgetown Law Hotel and Lodging Summit sharing his view on SEC-mandated climate change disclosures. While the Commissioner acknowledged the robust public response to rules regarding climate change disclosure proposed by the SEC (see our Legal Update, “US SEC Proposes Rules Regarding ESG for Certain

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced an open meeting to be held on November 2, 2022 to discuss several matters, some proxy related.

The SEC will consider whether to adopt new rules and form amendments intended to increase transparency in proxy vote reporting for registered investment companies.  On September 29, 2021, the SEC had announced

The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) scheduled an open meeting for October 26, 2022 at 10:00 am ET to consider several matters.

The SEC will consider whether to adopt rules to implement Section 10D of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, which includes “clawback” standards on national securities exchanges, as proposed by the SEC in

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee held a panel discussion on recent trends in taking a company public during its October 13, 2022 meeting.  The panel, “Update on the Going Public Market: A 12-month lookback at the state of play of the IPO market,” began with an equity markets overview

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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On September 6, 2022, the OCA released a statement regarding audit quality and investor protection under the Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act (“HFCAA”).  The statement reiterates the importance of high quality audits in protecting investors, instilling shareholder confidence in the quality of the financial information, and enabling public companies to raise capital efficiently.  The OCA

On September 9, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced amendments to its rules in order to implement inflation adjustments mandated by the JOBS Act.  The SEC’s amendments increase the annual gross revenue threshold for emerging growth companies and raise certain dollar amounts contained in Regulation Crowdfunding.  Pursuant to the JOBS Act, the SEC is

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