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Examples of Brexit Disclosures in SEC Filings

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Public Companies and Securities As Broc Romanek noted on the, a number of SEC filings discussing Brexit have been made. I have noted some of the disclosures below, focusing on those that have been made since the vote result was announced. Form 8-K Many are updating their forward looking statements disclaimer to refer to Brexit in some fashion. […] Read more →

by   |   June 29, 2016


Court Holds Drafting Contracts Violates Sarbanes-Oxley

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities Section 802 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act added the following provision to 18 U.S.C. § 1519: “Sec. 1519. Destruction, alteration, or falsification of records in Federal... Read more →

by   |   June 28, 2016

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SEC Adopts Resource Extraction Rules

Public Companies and Securities Responding to a court order, the SEC adopted rules to require resource extraction issuers to disclose payments made to governments for the commercial development of oil, natural... Read more →

by   |   June 27, 2016


SEC Proposes Increasing Threshold to Qualify as a Smaller Reporting Company

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has proposed amendments that would increase the financial thresholds in the “smaller reporting company” definition. The proposal to update the definition would expand... Read more →

by   |   June 27, 2016