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SEC Raises Threshold for Additional Disclosures Under Rule 701

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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 exemption covers securities offered or sold under a plan or agreement between a non-reporting company and the company’s employees, officers, directors, partners, trustees, consultants, and advisors. The Economic Growth, Regulatory... Read more →

by   |   July 18, 2018

SEC Targets Perqs in Another Enforcement Action

Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has targeted disclosure of executive perquisites in another settled enforcement action.  According to the SEC, the issuer did not follow the Commission’s standard... Read more →

by   |   July 4, 2018

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SEC Reduces Thresholds for Smaller Reporting Company Definition and Requires Mandatory Use of Inline XBRL

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has long recognized that smaller issuers should be subject to somewhat less stringent disclosure standards than larger companies. The SEC has referred to this as... Read more →

by , and   |   June 29, 2018

SEC Commissioner Believes Rule 10b-18 should not be Available if Executives are Selling

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities SEC Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr. recently gave his views on stock buybacks.  Much of the speech focused on Rule 10b-18 which is used by public companies when conducting... Read more →

by   |   June 11, 2018