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Warning: Possible Delays Ahead New SAM Requirement for Notarized Letter

USA - April 23 2018 All government contractors must have an active registration in the System for Award Management (SAM) to do business with the government. As of March…

Dual-Class Capital Structures

USA - February 16 2018 In a speech given early in the week at Stanford University’s Rock Center for Corporate Governance, titled, “Mutualism: Reimagining the Role of…

Upcoming SEC Open Meeting

USA - February 15 2018 Yesterday, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced that it will hold an open meeting on February 21st at 10 a.m. to consider various matters…

MSCI Reopens Consultation on the Treatment of Unequal Voting Structures

Hong Kong - February 14 2018 In late January 2018, MSCI reopened a consultation with the investment community on the treatment of unequal voting structures. Under the MSCI’s…

MoFo’s Quick Guide to REIT IPOs

USA - February 14 2018 Our recently updated Quick Guide to REIT IPOs provides an overview of the path to an initial public offering for a REIT. The guide also addresses…

SEC Grants Principles-Based Section 3(c)(5)(C) Relief

USA - February 14 2018 On February 12, 2018, in no-action relief granted to a mortgage REIT, the Staff of the SEC acknowledged that the real estate finance business has…

Capital Formation Related Bills Pass in the House

USA - February 14 2018 A bill, H.R. 3978, that includes various disparate measures passed in the House of Representatives by a vote of 271 to 145. Among the measures…

SEC Budget Highlights Capital Formation and Small Business Capital Formation

USA - February 13 2018 In the recently released Congressional Budget Justification, the Securities and Exchange Commission highlights a number of priorities. In discussing…

Food for Thought, part 10

USA - February 12 2018 Lin Cheng, Darren Roulstone, and Andrew Van Buskirk consider whether the manner in which information is placed in public company disclosures…

Insights from the Director of the Division of Corporation Finance

USA - February 9 2018 Bill Hinman, Director of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Corporation Finance delivered the keynote address at the Practising Law…