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SEC-NYU Program on Shareholder Engagement

USA - January 16 2018 The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Economic and Risk Analysis is hosting a session in collaboration with New York University’s…

ThinkingCapMarkets Podcast - Directly to a National Securities Exchange: Direct Listings

USA - January 8 2018 In June 2017, the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance (“Corp Fin”) announced a new policy effective July 2017 that essentially extends the…

Food for Thought, part 8

USA - January 3 2018 Below, a continuation of our bibliography of thought-provoking articles on issues related to right-sizing regulation, staying private versus going…

SEC Staff Guidance Related to Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

USA - December 22 2017 The Staff of the Office of the Chief Accountant and of the Division of Corporation Finance issued SAB 118 (see: https://www.sec…

Trends in Private Company Capital Raising

USA - December 21 2017 NASDAQ Private Markets and Morrison & Foerster recently discussed trends in private company capital raising. In this video blog, Anna Pinedo discusses…

Social Links: Twitter’s tougher antihate-speech policy; tech-industryfriendlier version of bill to narrow the §230 safe harbor; 2017’s top posts

USA - December 20 2017 In an effort to deter hate groups from tweeting sanitized versions of their messages, Twitter has began considering account holders’ off platform…

FINRA Measures to Facilitate Capital Formation

USA - December 20 2017 Today, FINRA announced that its Board of Governors had approved publication of a Regulatory Notice seeking comment on rule amendments that would…

SEC Rulemaking Agenda

USA - December 18 2017 The SEC’s recently released rulemaking agenda (see: https://goo.gl/psRmG5) includes a number of matters that will affect capital formation. For…

Food for Thought, part 7

USA - December 18 2017 Below, a continuation of our bibliography of thought-provoking articles on issues related to right-sizing regulation, staying private versus going…

SEC Approves NYSE’s Proposed Amendment Limiting Issuance of Material News After Short Period of Time Following Trading Session

USA - December 15 2017 On December 4, 2017, the SEC approved the NYSE’s proposed amendment to Section 202.06 of the NYSE Listed Company Manual. The proposed amendment limits…