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In mid-March, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted additional amendments that simplify disclosure requirements.  These amendments, which become effective in the spring, are responsive to the rulemaking mandate in the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act. During this session, David S. Bakst and Anna T. Pinedo of Mayer Brown LLP will discuss: The SEC’s disclosure effectiveness initiative The changes brought about by the 2018 disclosure amendments adopted in part as a result of the FAST…
Thursday, March 7, 2019 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET During this webcast, we will review the overall areas of focus identified by the SEC Staff for public companies, the disclosure issues that members of the SEC Staff have highlighted as important for upcoming annual reports on Form 10-K and Form 20-F, and discuss the particular hot button issues for life sciences companies. During our session, partners Anna Pinedo and David Bakst, and Polia…
Thursday, March 7, 2019 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET During this webcast, we will review the overall areas of focus identified by the SEC Staff for public companies, the disclosure issues that members of the SEC Staff have highlighted as important for upcoming annual reports on Form 10-K and Form 20-F, and discuss the particular hot button issues for life sciences companies. During our session, partners Anna Pinedo and David Bakst, and Polia…
On December 18, 2018, the US Securities and Exchange Commission adopted a final rule requiring companies to disclose their hedging policies and practices for employees, officers and directors. This Legal Update discusses details of the requirements as well as related practical considerations for companies.…