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SEC Chair Discusses Human Capital Disclosure

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Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities SEC Chairman Jay Clayton gave his views on appropriate disclosures related to human capital in opening remarks before a meeting of the SEC Investor Advisory Committee. Chairman Clayton believes that the strength of our economy and many of our public companies is due, in significant and increasing part, to human capital, and for some of […] Read more →

by   |   March 28, 2019

SCOTUS Finds Investment Banker Liable for Cutting and Pasting Fraudulent Statement

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The U.S. Supreme Court considered the extent of liability under Rule 10b-5 and other rules of the Securities and Exchange Commission and related statutes in Lorenzo v. Securities... Read more →

by , and   |   March 28, 2019

SEC Streamlines Regulations with FAST Act Rules

Public Companies and Securities The Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act, or FAST Act, required the SEC to consider ways to streamline SEC regulations. Accordingly, the SEC has adopted final amendments... Read more →

by , and   |   March 24, 2019

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... Read more →

by , , and   |   March 18, 2019