Pointing out important points for corporate and securities practitioners.

Pre-Funded Warrants
Counsel Brian Hirshberg and associate Alex Speyer discuss pre-funded warrants, their advantages and certain considerations.

Shelf Offerings by Business Development Companies
Counsel Brian Hirshberg discusses the availability of shelf offerings, capital markets opportunities and provides a legislative update for business development companies.

Non-GAAP Financial Measures Used by REITs: Frequent SEC Comments
Counsel Brian Hirshberg examines some of the issues raised in comment letters issued by the SEC staff to real estate investment trusts regarding their use of financial measures not presented in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.

Contractual Standards: Distinctions without a Difference?
Counsel Brian Hirshberg and Associate Alex Speyer discuss the degree of effort that a party is expected to undertake in order to carry out customary contractual obligations.

FINRA Communication Rules
Counsel Bradley Berman and associate Michael Russo discuss the requirements and application of FINRA Rule 2210 in Mayer Brown’s latest On point.

Target and Pro Forma Financial Statement Requirements for Significant Acquisitions
Associate Ryan Castillo discusses the SEC’s financial reporting and disclosure requirements triggered by a company’s significant business acquisition.