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SEC rule amendments require proxy disclosure of executive pay versus performance

On August 25, the SEC adopted rule amendments that require registrants to disclose, in proxy or information statements in which executive compensation disclosure is required, information...


SEC rule amendments to require electronic submission of Form 144 filings and “glossy” annual reports

The SEC recently adopted rule amendments that will require registrants and other persons to file or otherwise submit electronically via EDGAR a variety of documents that previously could be ...


SEC proposes expansive climate-related disclosure rules

On March 21, in one of its most significant rulemakings in recent years, the Securities and Exchange Commission proposed rules that would require public companies to provide investors with...


SEC proposes significant new cybersecurity disclosure requirements

On March 9, 2022 the SEC proposed rule amendments that would require public companies to report detailed information about material cybersecurity incidents affecting their business and...


SEC proposes climate-related disclosure rules

On March 21, 2022, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed its much anticipated rules requiring climate-related disclosure. The proposed rules, which are intended to...


SEC proposes modernization of beneficial ownership reporting rules under Exchange Act Section 13

The SEC recently published its long-awaited proposal to amend Regulation 13D-G under the Exchange Act to modernize the SEC’s requirements for reporting beneficial ownership of...


SEC proposes major Rule 10b5-1 amendments and disclosure requirements relating to securities transactions

On December 15, 2021 the SEC unveiled its long-awaited proposal to amend the requirements for securities trading arrangements adopted in reliance on Rule 10b5-1 under the Exchange Act. The...


SEC proposes rules to prevent fraud and promote transparency in the use of credit default swaps and other security-based swaps

Some investors have used credit default swaps in recent years to manufacture credit events and for other purposes related to activist conduct. In response to criticisms of these practices...


SEC proposes major reform of share repurchase disclosure

On December 15 the SEC proposed new and amended rules that would require most reporting companies to provide more frequent and extensive disclosures about their share repurchase...

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