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SEC Official Speaks to Sustainability Disclosure

Public Companies and Securities William Hinman, Director, SEC Division of Corporation Finance, recently gave his views on sustainability disclosures by public companies, among other topics. According to Mr. Hinman, sustainability disclosures are a complicated topic.  Investors want information, but do not agree on the types of sustainability disclosures that should be made.  It is likely some of the information […] Read more →

by   |   March 15, 2019

PCAOB Posts 2019 Staff Inspections Outlook for Audit Committees

Public Companies and Securities In a published document, the PCAOB noted its new strategic plan anticipated enhanced external engagement and more proactive communication with its stakeholders, including audit... Read more →

by   |   March 14, 2019

SEC Seeks Comment on Application of Custody Rule to Digital Assets

Investment Advisers The SEC’s Division of Investment Management is seeking comment on the application of the Custody Rule to digital assets. The Custody Rule provides that it is a fraudulent,... Read more →

by   |   March 13, 2019

Musk: I did not Violate Court Order

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities Elon Musk, in a court filing, offered the following three reasons why he should not be held in contempt of court for violating a court Order in a recent tweet: There is no clear... Read more →

by   |   March 11, 2019