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SEC Increases Filing Fees For Fiscal Year 2020
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced an increase in the filing fees to be paid by public companies and other issuers during the SEC's 2020 fiscal year.
United States
30 Aug 2019
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SEC Proposes To Modernize Business, Legal Proceedings And Risk Factor Disclosures
On August 8, 2019, the US Securities and Exchange Commission proposed amendments to Regulation S-K that are intended to modernize business
United States
16 Aug 2019
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SEC Issues Concept Release On Harmonization Of Securities Offering Exemptions
On June 18, 2019, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a concept release1 soliciting "
United States
16 Jul 2019
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The ARRC's Final Recommendations For New Fallbacks For LIBOR Floating Rate Notes
On April 25, 2019, the Alternative Reference Rates Committee ("ARRC") published "ARRC Recommendations Regarding More Robust Fallback Language for New Issuances of LIBOR Floating Rate Notes" ("ARRC Recommendations").
United States
17 May 2019
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Follow-Up On Regulation S-K Modernization And Simplification
As described in our Legal Update "SEC Adopts Rules to Modernize and Simplify Disclosure," dated March 27, 2019,1 the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) ...
United States
16 Apr 2019
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Mitigating The Impact Of A Material Weakness On The Election Of Directors
Where companies have disclosed repeated or ongoing material weaknesses in internal controls over financial reporting, or where a company's first material weakness requires a restatement
United States
10 Apr 2019
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2019 SEC Filing Deadlines And Financial Statement Staleness Dates
In this Legal Update, we provide certain US Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") ...
United States
12 Feb 2019
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SEC Is Serious About "Equal Prominence" Rule In Presentation Of Non-GAAP Financial Measures In Earnings Releases
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently gave a strong reminder of the importance of providing equal ...
United States
14 Jan 2019
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10 Tips For 10-Ks And Proxy Statements
With preparations shifting into high gear for calendar-year companies that file annual reports on Form 10-K and proxy statements with the US SEC, here are tips to consider when drafting these documents.
United States
9 Jan 2019
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SEC Adopts Dodd-Frank Hedging Disclosure Rule
On December 18, 2018, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted a final rule requiring companies to disclose their hedging policies and practices for employees,
United States
4 Jan 2019
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Sec Staff Legal Bulletin No. 14J Provides Additional Shareholder Proposal Guidance
On October 23, 2018, the staff (Staff) of the Division of Corporation Finance of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued Staff Legal Bulletin No. 14J (SLB 14J)
United States
5 Nov 2018
12
Form 10-Q Guidance On SEC's Disclosure Update And Simplification Amendments
On August 17, 2018, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted disclosure update and simplification amendments to certain of its disclosure requirements.
United States
1 Oct 2018
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2019 Proxy And Annual Reporting Season: Let The Preparations Begin
It is already that time of year when public companies should be thinking about the 2019 proxy and annual reporting season
United States
19 Sep 2018
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SEC Decreases Filing Fees For Fiscal Year 2019
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced a decrease in the filing fees to be paid by public companies and other issuers.
United States
5 Sep 2018
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SEC Proposes Amendments To Financial Statement Disclosure
On July 24, 2018, the US SEC proposed amendments to the financial disclosure requirements in Rules 3-10 and 3-16 of Regulation S-X, in an effort to simplify and streamline disclosures...
United States
10 Aug 2018
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US Capital Markets Implications Of The FAST Act
The changes are primarily enhancements to the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act. Some provisions take effect immediately or in the near future, while others will require SEC rulemaking before they can be implemented.
United States
16 Dec 2015
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US Audit Committees And Capital Allocation Strategies
Audit Committees in the United States are facing increased demands from many quarters in 2015, which expand their responsibilities, expose them to greater shareholder and regulatory scrutiny and potential liabilities.
United States
23 Jun 2015
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Three More Things US Audit Committee Members Should Consider in 2015
This Legal Update focuses on three issues that should be considered by Audit Committees of public companies in 2015: (i) Internal Investigation Privilege and Confidentiality, (ii) Expanding PCAOB-Mandated Rules for Audit Committees, and (iii) Continued ISS Corporate Governance Scrutiny of Audit Committee Members.
United States
27 Apr 2015
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Three Things US Audit Committee Members Should Consider In 2015
Audit Committees are facing increased demands from many quarters heading into 2015.
United States
26 Jan 2015
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Three Things US Audit Committee Members Should Consider Now
Audit Committees have seen their responsibilities increase dramatically in 2014.
United States
15 Sep 2014
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