The SEC recently announced its first enforcement action against a company for requiring employees to sign confidentiality agreements “with the potential to stifle the whistleblowing process.”
As mandated by the JOBS Act, the SEC adopted rules to amend Regulation A to facilitate smaller companies’ access to capital.
Read the survey results from a new Deloitte report based on a survey of over 800 executives.
Senators recently introduced a bill to increase the amount of stock options and other equity compensation that a non-public company may issue.
A recommendation was made that the “accredited investor” definition be expanded to include individuals who meet a “sophistication test, regardless of income or net worth.”
SEC Chair White addressed the debate over bylaw provisions that shift company litigation expenses to shareholders.
In a speech at Tulane’s Corporate Law Institute, SEC Chair Mary Jo White weighed in on the debate over shareholder activism.
On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court set the standards for when a company’s statements of opinion.
In a decision released March 24, 2015, the Supreme Court held that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Trademark Trial and Appeal Board’s (TTAB) determination of likelihood of confusion in an opposition proceeding can bind federal courts in trademark infringement litigation.
Public companies preparing stock compensation disclosure may wish to understand the areas of SEC focus and concern.