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NYSE Expands Rules Related to Pre-Market Notification of Material News, Trading Halts and News Releases After Market Close


Public Companies and Securities The NYSE has filed a proposed rule change that is immediately effective. The NYSE proposes to amend Section 202.06 of the Listed Company Manual to: expand the pre-market hours during which listed companies are required to notify the Exchange prior to disseminating material news, and provide the Exchange with authority to halt trading during pre-market […] Read more →

by   |   September 3, 2015

resource exctraction

Court Orders SEC to Implement Resource Extraction Rule

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities To review: On July 2, 2013, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia vacated the SEC’s resource extraction rules which were mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act.... Read more →

by   |   September 2, 2015

US Capitol Building

44 Senators Ask SEC to Require Disclosure of Political Contributions

Public Companies and Securities In this letter 44 senators called on SEC Chair Mary Jo White to act on a rulemaking petition that would require companies to disclose their political spending. The letter was... Read more →

by   |   August 31, 2015

Scale and Gavel

States File First Brief in Regulation A+ Challenge

Public Companies and Securities Montana and Massachusetts have filed their first brief in their Regulation A+ challenge. They are not happy because Tier 2 offerings under Regulation A+ preempt state review of... Read more →

by   |   August 27, 2015