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SEC considers updating the accredited investor definition
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2015

The accredited investor (AI) definition is a crucial component of the private placement market. As required by the Dodd-Frank Act, the Securities and


SEC’s whistleblower program awards over $3 million to company insider
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2015

On Friday, July 17, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that it will award more than $3 million to a company insider who helped the


SEC proposes clawback rules
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2015

Yesterday, the SEC proposed the long-awaited executive compensation clawback rules under Section 954 of the Dodd Frank Act. Weighing in at over 100


SEC proposes broadened executive compensation “clawback” rules
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2015

On July 1, the SEC proposed rules requiring national security exchanges (such as NYSE and Nasdaq) to establish listing standards requiring publicly


Fitbit IPO cyber risk disclosures
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2015

Earlier this month, fitness-tracking company Fitbit, Inc. filed a Form S-1 Registration Statement for an IPO of up to $100 million that exhaustively


SEC Division of Investment Management issues cybersecurity guidance for investment funds and advisers
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2015

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's ("SEC") Division of Investment Management ("Division") recently released a Guidance Update ("Guidance"


The SEC considers updating the accredited investor definition: a discussion of status, SEC Advisory Committee recommendations and comments
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2015

The accredited investor (AI) definition is an extremely important component of the private placement market. A significant amount of capital is


SEC proposes “pay-versus-performance” disclosure rules
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2015

On April 29, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed new "pay-versus-performance" disclosure rules to implement one of the last two


CFPB remains noncommittal regarding restrained enforcement period for TILARESPA integrated disclosures rule
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2015

The TILARESPA integrated disclosures (TRID) rule issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform


Will Judge Rakoff get his wish? changes to federal sentencing guidelines may alter the plea bargaining process
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2015

In an article last fall, U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff lamented the prevalence and process of plea bargaining in today’s criminal justice system