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Margin loans and former SPACs: Rules 144 and 145 impose important additional requirements on resales of securities

United Kingdom - January 14 2022 This article focuses on complications arising under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (“Securities Act”), relating to de-SPACed public companies…

David M. Lynn, Vladimir Maly, John T. Owen

U.S. SEC Proposes Amendments Regarding Rule 10b5-1 Plans and Related Disclosures

USA - December 16 2021 On December 15, 2021, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) proposed amendments to the affirmative defense in Rule 10b5-1(c) under…

Michael D. Birnbaum, Jina Choi, David M. Lynn

U.S. SEC Adopts Changes to Streamline and Modernize Financial and MD&A Disclosures

USA - November 25 2020 On November 19, 2020, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted amendments intended to modernize, simplify, and enhance certain…

David M. Lynn

SEC Amends Rules to Permit Electronic Signatures for Filings

USA - November 24 2020 On November 17, 2020, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted amendments to Regulation S-T[1] to permit to the use of electronic…

David M. Lynn

Shareholder Proposal No-Action Letters: Morrison & Foerster's 2019-2020 Review

USA - October 26 2020 Morrison & Foerster is pleased to share this review of the SEC Staff's 2019-2020 shareholder proposal no-action letters. This review discusses…

Hillary P. Daniels, David M. Lynn