For public companies wondering when long-pending Dodd-Frank rules will hit, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton has promised action.
SEC Enforcement Targets for 2018 Include ‘Exam’ Cheating, Failure to File and ‘Pump and Dump’ Schemes
While the Trump Administration is known for its deregulatory approach, including a January 25 decision by the Department of Justice to end “use of civil enforcement authority to enforce agency guidance documents,” SEC enforcement action continues apace.
The arrival of 2018 means that most public companies will be required to comply with the SEC’s pay ratio disclosure rule in their next annual meeting proxy statement or Form 10-K.
Are activist investors using the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to obtain information about your company in order to guide their investment or engagement decisions?
New Tax Law Eliminates Favorable Treatment of Performance-Based Compensation, Presents Opportunity to Simplify Pay Arrangements
Advocates of the new tax law, generally referred to as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, promised that it would “deliver more jobs, fairer taxes and bigger paychecks.”
Will the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act have a material impact on your company’s tax position? If so, how will you calculate and disclose it?
IPOs that “once took seven months to go from announcement to trading are now taking less than 50 days,” according to reporting by Bloomberg.
On December 13, the Delaware Supreme Court issued an opinion, In Re Investors Bancorp, Inc. Stockholder Litigation, with significant implications for director compensation under equity incentive plans.
Stock prices drop significantly when companies fail to file Forms 10-Q and 10-K on a timely basis, even when management pledges to meet the extended deadlines afforded by Rule 12b-25, according to a recent study by researchers at New York University and the University of California at Berkeley.