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SEC Issues Report on Modernization and Simplification of Regulation S-K Required by FAST Act


Uncategorized Section 72003 of the FAST Act directs the SEC to carry out a study of Regulation S-K’s requirements and to consult with the Commission’s Investor AdvisoryCommittee (the “IAC”) and Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies. The SEC must then issue a report to Congress within 360 days of enactment of the FAST Act.  The […] Read more →

by   |   November 24, 2016

conflict minerals

Conflict Minerals Legislation Coming to the EU

Public Companies and Securities According to this Reuters article and a blog by Elm Sustainability Partners LLC, an informal deal for EU conflict minerals legislation has been reached. The final text will be... Read more →

by   |   November 24, 2016


Minnesota’s First Crowdfunding Portal Approved, But The Question Remains: Will Anyone Actually Use It?

Crowdfunding On November 9, 2016, the Minnesota Department of Commerce approved the first crowdfunding portal operator,, under the crowdfunding legislation known as MNvest. As... Read more →

by   |   November 22, 2016


ISS Announces 2017 Benchmark Policy Updates

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities ISS has announced its 2017 policy changes. Some key changes for the U.S. are discussed below. Restrictions on Binding Shareholder Proposals.  ISS has adopted a new policy when... Read more →

by   |   November 21, 2016