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Commission Disapproves BZX Rule Change to List Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust

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Public Companies and Securities Previously, the Bats BZX Exchange, Inc. filed a proposed rule change with the Commission, seeking to list and trade shares of the Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust. The SEC Division of Trading and Markets disapproved the proposed rule change. BZX then filed a petition seeking review of the disapproval. The Commission granted BZX’s Petition for Review, seeking […] Read more →

by   |   July 26, 2018

Shareholder Proponent Gets Aggressive with Exempt Solicitations

Public Companies and Securities We have noted an aggressive use of exempt solicitations by a shareholder proponent following the annual meeting when the solicitation is complete or making preemptive strikes... Read more →

by   |   July 25, 2018

Recent SEC Comments on Revenue Recognition

Public Companies and Securities For those of you who still have time or can tweak your second quarter 10-Q, we have noticed these recent comments on revenue recognition: Netflix, Inc. Please provide us with your... Read more →

by   |   July 25, 2018

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SEC Raises Threshold for Additional Disclosures Under Rule 701

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Rule 701 under the Securities Act of 1933 provides an exemption from registration for securities issued by non-reporting companies pursuant to compensatory arrangements. The... Read more →

by   |   July 18, 2018