February 10, 2021 Webinar
1:00pm – 2:00pm EST
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In recent years, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has continued to execute on its disclosure effectiveness initiative, which has as its objective eliminating redundant and outdated disclosure requirements, as well as modernizing the requirements applicable to SEC reporting companies. As a result,

January 29, 2021 Webinar
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST
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The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact public companies that file reports with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as they respond to their disclosure obligations and navigate other challenges posed by the pandemic. Join Candace Jackson, Christine McDevitt, Christina Thomas and

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of the Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation recently delivered its annual report for FY2020 to the Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs of the US Senate and the Committee on Financial Services of the US House of Representatives, as required under the Securities Exchange Act.  The report

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently announced that its Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee will hold a public meeting on January 29, 2021.  The meeting will be held by videoconference, and open to the public, and will commence at 10:00 am EST.  A detailed agenda will be posted in advance.  This will be the

January 25, 2021 Webinar
1:00pm – 2:00pm EST
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Given that 2020 was such a tumultuous year, even the most dedicated securities lawyer may have missed a rule change or two. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) was also particularly busy. Under the leadership of SEC Chair Clayton, the SEC had one

The William (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 (NDAA, or the Act), which was enacted into law on New Year’s Day when the US Congress overrode President Trump’s veto of the legislation, establishes a 10-year statute of limitations for the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to seek disgorgement for certain

Shortly before the end of his tenure as Chair of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Chair Jay Clayton presided over the SEC as it considered and approved the New York Stock Exchange’s (NYSE) proposed rule change modifying the NYSE’s rules in order to permit, as described in this Legal Update, primary issuances in

In its 2019 Concept Release on Harmonization of Securities Offerings, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) included a section requesting comment regarding resale exemptions, including Rule 144. While the SEC addressed a number of the key issues relating to the exempt offering framework that were first identified in the Concept Release in a rulemaking