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Chipping away at disclosure overload
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • July 14 2016

Yesterday, the SEC proposed amendments to eliminate redundant, overlapping, outdated, or superseded provisions, in light of subsequent changes to SEC


New SEC crackdown on late filings by insiders and major shareholders
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2014

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently announced that it had reached dozens of settlements in a crackdown on repeated delinquencies in the


SEC permits use of social media in Regulation FD compliance
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • April 17 2013

The Securities and Exchange Commission has provided new guidance to public companies regarding ways they can publicly disclose material information


SEC adopts rules on conflict minerals disclosure how public companies may be impacted
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • September 6 2012

Following a lengthy delay, the Securities and Exchange Commission has adopted rules mandated by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act that relate to reporting requirements regarding “conflict minerals” originating in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and adjoining countries (“covered countries”).


Compensation committees and consultants subject to new rules regarding independence and conflicts of interest
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2012

Compensation committees of publicly-traded companies will soon be subject to additional rules governing their use of advisers and the independence of the members of their committees.


JOBS Act: reducing regulatory burdens on companies going public and expanding private capital raising opportunities
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2012

With bipartisan support, the “Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act” (JOBS Act), was approved in both houses of Congress, and signed into law by President Obama on April 5, 2012.


SEC clarifies requirements for cybersecurity disclosure by public companies
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2011

Responding to the increased risk to companies with respect to cyber attacks and efforts to prevent such attacks, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Corporation Finance issued CF Disclosure Guidance: Topic No.


Retroactive review by CFIUS
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2011

The last few weeks have included summary posts of industry segmented examples of CFIUS-reviewed transactions.


SEC adopts rule to give shareholders a “say on pay”
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • February 14 2011

The Securities and Exchange Commission has issued new rules to implement provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act designed to give shareholders the chance to voice their approval or disapproval of public company executive compensation.


SEC reminds issuers of disclosure obligations regarding liquidity and funding risks
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • September 23 2010

The Securities and Exchange Commission has issued new interpretative guidance to public companies about existing requirements for liquidity and funding disclosure in SEC filings containing "Management's Discussion and Analysis Financial Condition and Results of Operations" (MD&A) sections.