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SEC Clarifies BDC Repurchase Obligation
On October 17, 2019, the Staff of the Division of Investment Management released FAQs meant to assist business development companies ("BDCs") that have obtained the ...
United States
30 Oct 2019
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SEC Staff Legal Bulletin No. 14K Provides Further Shareholder Proposal Guidance
This Legal Update describes this recent staff guidance and provides related practical considerations for companies that are, or may soon be, in the process of responding to shareholder proposals for the 2020 proxy season.
United States
29 Oct 2019
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2020 Proxy And Annual Report Season: Time To Get Ready—Already
As summer closes and autumn begins, it is time for public companies to begin planning for the 2020 proxy and annual report season.
United States
1 Oct 2019
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SEC Announces Significant Changes To Shareholder Proposal Process
On September 6, 2019, the Division of Corporation Finance of the US Securities and Exchange Commission announced a significant change to its process with respect
United States
12 Sep 2019
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Market Trends 2018/19: Staff Legal Bulletins No. 14I And 14J On Shareholder Proposals
This market trends article discusses Staff Legal Bulletin No. 14I and Staff Legal Bulletin No. 14J of the Division of Corporation Finance of the Securities and Exchange Commission,
United States
11 Sep 2019
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Business Development Company Guide For Capital Markets
In this Lexis Practice Advisor® Practice Note, we provide answers to questions frequently asked by securities lawyers and their clients regarding the federal securities laws
United States
10 Sep 2019
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FINRA Reminds Firms To Engage With The SEC On Regulation Best Interest
On August 7, 2019, FINRA issued Regulatory Notice 19-26, which reminded member firms that Regulation Best Interest and the related Form CRS relationship summary were each adopted by the SEC on June 5, 2019.
United States
2 Sep 2019
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SEC Issues Guidance On The Application Of The Proxy Rules To Voting Advice
With the increased concentration of share ownership by institutional investors over the past several decades
United States
2 Sep 2019
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Proposed Bad Actor Disqualification Act Of 2019 And SEC Statement On Contemporaneous Settlement Offers And Waiver Requests
Last month, Representative Maxine Waters, chair of the House Financial Services Committee, introduced a bill entitled Bad Actor Disqualification Act of 2019
United States
26 Jul 2019
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Market Trends 2018/19: Registered Direct Offerings
This market trends article focuses on registered direct offerings, providing an overview of the market and covering recent notable transactions, deal structure and process, and legal and regulatory trends.
United States
19 Jun 2019
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Social Costs Of Dividends And Repurchases
In a recent paper, referenced above, author JB Heaton analyzes the extent to which the ability of corporations to return capital to their shareholders through dividends and repurchases results in substantial social costs.
United States
23 Apr 2019
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10 Tips For 10-Ks And Proxy Statements
With preparations shifting into high gear for calendar-year companies that file annual reports on Form 10-K and proxy statements with the US SEC, here are tips to consider when drafting these documents.
United States
9 Jan 2019
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IRS Releases Proposed Anti-Hybrid Regulations
The US Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 added new sections 245A(e) and 267A to the Code. Section 245A(e) denies the section 245A dividends-received deduction for "hybrid" dividends.
United States
8 Jan 2019
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Top 10 Practice Tips: Registered Direct Offerings
A registered direct offering (RDO) is a public offering of securities that is sold on a best efforts basis by a placement agent that is engaged by the issuer ...
United States
7 Jan 2019
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Proposed State Securities Registration Amendments For Smaller Offerings
On November 1, 2018, the North American Securities Administrators Association, Inc. ("NASAA") released for public comment proposed updates to the SCOR Statement of Policy and the SCOR Form (Form U-7).
United States
23 Nov 2018
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NYSE Proposes Modifying 20% Rule
On October 31, 2018, the NYSE filed a proposed amendment to the Listed Company Manual to modify the price requirements for purposes of determining whether shareholder approval
United States
20 Nov 2018
17
Proposed Regulations Change Calculus Of Section 956's "Deemed Dividend" For US Corporate Shareholders
On October 31, 2018, the US Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") released proposed regulations ("Proposed Regulations") that, if finalized, may substantially impact the way in which multinational corporations finance their operations.
United States
8 Nov 2018
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Sec Staff Legal Bulletin No. 14J Provides Additional Shareholder Proposal Guidance
On October 23, 2018, the staff (Staff) of the Division of Corporation Finance of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued Staff Legal Bulletin No. 14J (SLB 14J)
United States
5 Nov 2018
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New Staff Legal Bulletin On Shareholder Proposals
The Division of Corporation Finance published Staff Legal Bulletin No. 14J (CF) in order to provide guidance on issues arising under Rule 14a-8 under the Exchange Act.
United States
29 Oct 2018
20
Nasdaq Shareholder Vote Rule
As we previously blogged, The Nasdaq Stock Market filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission an amendment to its shareholder vote rule, often referred to as the 20% rule.
United States
25 Oct 2018
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