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SEC Finalizes Dodd-Frank Hedging Rules

Public Companies and Securities On December 18, 2018, the SEC approved final rules on hedging that require companies to disclose practices or policies related to the ability of employees or directors to engage in hedging transactions with respect to a company’s equity securities. The hedging rules, as mandated by Section 955 of the Dodd-Frank Act, add Item 407(i) to […] Read more →

by   |   December 19, 2018

Preliminary Planning for the 2019 Proxy Season

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities For those who want to start preparing for the 2019 proxy season, our preliminary list of important considerations is set forth below: Review 162(m) Disclosures in Proxy Statements... Read more →

by , and   |   August 21, 2018

SEC Concept Release Explores Bold Changes to Employee Offerings Framework

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities At an open meeting on July 18th, the SEC agreed to issue a concept release exploring modifications and modernization of Rule 701 and Form S-8 for certain offerings for employees,... Read more →

by   |   July 19, 2018

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SEC Reduces Thresholds for Smaller Reporting Company Definition and Requires Mandatory Use of Inline XBRL

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has long recognized that smaller issuers should be subject to somewhat less stringent disclosure standards than larger companies. The SEC has referred to this as... Read more →

by , and   |   June 29, 2018