Two pieces of legislation aimed at imposing additional regulations on special purpose acquisition companies (“SPACs”) were recently introduced in the US House of Representatives.  H.R. 5910, the “Holding SPACs Accountable Act of 2021,” sponsored by Rep. Michael San Nicolas (D-GU), and H.R. 5913, the “Protecting Investors from Excessive SPACs Fees Act of 2021,” sponsored by

2021 US ECM Roundtable: SPACs at a Crossroads Webinar
November 17, 2021
12:30pm – 2:00pm EDT

Hosted by International Financing Review (IFR), the 2021 US ECM Roundtable brings together a panel of senior industry professionals to evaluate the current state of play within the market.

The Roundtable, SPACs at a Crossroads, will be moderated by

The special purpose acquisition company (“SPAC”) craze took the world by storm during 2020 and early 2021. SPACs continue to dominate the finance and business news cycles, with headlines of unicorns choosing to go public through this IPO-alternative. More recently, the future of the SPAC market has been called into question, as concerns have arisen

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

Benefits & Compensation University: Hot Topics in Executive Compensation
October 31, 2021 Webinar | 12:00pm – 1:30pm EDT 
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Please join us for Mayer Brown’s Benefits & Compensation University. During this webinar series, we are exploring ERISA, benefits and compensation issues in depth and hearing from leading Mayer Brown lawyers about the changing

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

On July 13, 2021, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced charges against a special purpose acquisition company (“SPAC”), the proposed merger target company in the space transportation industry, each company’s CEO, and the SPAC’s sponsor. The charges were announced in connection with misleading statements made by the SPAC and target company to its