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The PCAOB Wants to Talk to the Audit Committee Chair – Now What?

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The PCAOB recently noted that during 2019 it will provide an opportunity for audit committee chairs of certain companies whose audits are subject to inspection to “engage in a dialogue with the inspections staff.” While we assume the PCAOB’s motive is in good faith to obtain a better mutual understanding of the PCAOB process on […] Read more →

by , , and   |   March 18, 2019

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SEC Proposes to Expand “Test-the-Waters” Communications to all Issuers

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has proposed new rules that would permit all issuers to solicit investor views about potential offerings to be taken into account at an earlier stage in the process than... Read more →

by and   |   February 19, 2019

No Action Relief Prompts Clarification from SEC Chair on Mandatory Arbitration

Public Companies and Securities In a novel sequence of events, SEC Chair Jay Clayton issued a statement on February 11, 2019 expressing the Commission’s non-view on mandatory shareholder arbitration... Read more →

by   |   February 12, 2019

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... Read more →

by   |   December 19, 2018