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FINRA Releases FAQs on Private Placement Notice Filing Rule

Broker-Dealer, Private Equity On December 3, 2012, FINRA released a set of FAQs relating to new Rule 5123 (our prior coverage here), which went into effect on December 3 and requires FINRA members to file with FINRA copies of the private placement memorandum, term sheet, or other offering documents used to sell a private placement within 15 days […] Read more →

by   |   December 8, 2012

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ISS Publishes FAQs On New Peer Group Method

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities ISS has published a series of frequently asked questions on its new peer group selection method. The FAQs explain the new policies.  The new procedures give weight in some... Read more →

by   |   December 6, 2012

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Nasdaq Revises Issuer Disclosure Rules Regarding Notices of Listing Deficiencies

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has approved a Nasdaq rule change regarding issuer disclosure of listing deficiencies. Nasdaq rules provide that when a listed issuer does not meet the exchange’s... Read more →

by   |   December 5, 2012

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SEC Releases New CD&Is on Iran Disclosures

Public Companies and Securities The Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act (ITRA), signed into law on August 10, 2012, added new Section 13(r) to the Exchange Act, requiring issuers that file reports... Read more →

by   |   December 5, 2012