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SEC Proposes Increasing Threshold to Qualify as a Smaller Reporting Company

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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 the number of companies that qualify as smaller reporting companies, thus qualifying for certain existing scaled disclosures provided in Regulation S-K and Regulation S-X. The proposed rules would enable a […] Read more →

by   |   June 27, 2016

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Tesla, SolarCity and Social Media

M&A, Public Companies and Securities Tesla, in an offer to acquire SolarCity, appears to be the first to announce a major proposed acquisition by a blog post. Since an 8-K was also filed, it can’t be sole proof... Read more →

by   |   June 21, 2016

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Pending Legislation Would Streamline Regulation of Private Equity

M&A, Private Equity On June 16, 2016, the House Financial Services Committee approved the Investment Advisers Modernization Act of 2016 (H.R. 5424) as part of a package of several economic growth... Read more →

by   |   June 17, 2016

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CFTC Supplemental Proposal Would Authorize Exchanges to Administer More Flexible Approach to Bona Fide Hedge Exemption to Position Limits

Derivatives, Energy The CFTC has published a proposed supplement to its December 2013 proposed rule on position limits* that would, among other things, authorize designated contract markets and swap... Read more →

by   |   June 14, 2016