The 2022 update to the Sixth Edition of Corporate Finance and the Securities Laws was recently published by Wolters Kluwer.

The update includes discussions of the recent regulatory approach to digital currencies, the accounting and disclosure consequences of the Russian invasion of the Ukraine and subsequent sanctions, the unexpected SEC staff position regarding Rule 15c2-11

The CB Insights’ recently-published Tech Valuations Report comments on technology company valuations trends and reports on a continued decline during the third quarter of the year.  The report attributes this in part to continued cautiousness on the part of investors given market volatility.

The report indicates that median tech valuations dropped across most investment stages

November 17, 2022 Webinar

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Knowing where and how to invest in human capability can be material in Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) disclosures and can be a sustainable and competitive differentiator.

During this webinar, hosted by The Conference Board, panelists will present a framework for human capability to disclose, monitor, and

On March 30, 2022, the Division of Examinations of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced its examination priorities for 2022. This year’s priorities specifically focus on: (i) private funds; (ii) environmental, social and governance investing; (iii) standards of conduct, including Regulation Best Interest, fiduciary duty and Form CRS; (iv) information security and operational

What’s new in the 2021 update of Corporate Finance and the Securities LawsQuite a lot. 

Highlights in the update include discussions addressing: digital currencies, electronic document delivery, “green bonds” and sustainability-linked bonds, developments in the convert market, which was particularly active in 2020 and 2021, and developments in the insurance-linked market. The update

The NYSE’s yearly statistics release highlights a second consecutive year of record new listings and the exchange’s increased focus on sustainability.  This year’s listings added $1 trillion of new market capitalization to the exchange, with a total of 2,400 companies listed.  Technology, biotech, and consumer products companies were prominently represented.  Four of the five largest

On June 11, 2021, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that it would focus on cybersecurity disclosures made by public companies as part of its regulatory agenda. Given the SEC’s continued interest in cybersecurity issues, high-profile ransomware attacks and executive orders issued by President Biden, it is no surprise that the SEC is

In a comment letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 11, seven well-known tech companies responded to SEC Acting Chair Allison Herren Lee’s March 2021 request for public input on climate change disclosures (see our related blog post). The letter expressed support for consistent reporting by public companies regarding climate-related matters.

During its meeting on June 10, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Investor Advisory Committee held a panel discussion regarding 10b5-1 plans, welcoming three market participants and academics.  As we previously blogged, SEC Chair Gary Gensler asked for recommendations for the Commission’s consideration on how to “freshen up Rule 10b5-1.”

Dr. Dan Taylor, Associate