Here’s our latest edition of our monthly feature – a quick snapshot of recent developments:
- Join us on Thursday, September 28th (from 2:00-3:00 pm eastern) for a webcast – “The SEC’s New Cyber Disclosure Rules – What To Do Now” – to gear up for the new SEC rules regarding cyber disclosure by learning a bevy of practical tips and getting up to speed on the new rules. Please RSVP for this complimentary program now.
- Corp Fin has issued five more Rule 10b5-1 plan CDIs – to go along with a set of them issued back in May – providing welcome clarifications for a variety of situations, ranging from the new Form 4 checkbox, cooling-off period calculations, overlapping plans that deal with 401(k) plans, and what to disclose about trading arrangements adoption and termination.
- People have been raving about the anecdotes and practice pointers provided by our in-house readers about board presentations made by outside parties.
- As it does every time around this year, ISS announced that it has released its Annual Global Benchmark Policy Survey. The survey closes on September 21st. ISS does take the survey seriously, so please do comment if you care about any of the topics (such as “single” vs. “double” materiality).
- Glass Lewis accepts feedback on its voting policies at any time – but this is the time of the year when it will be considering making changes, so if you want to provide feedback to that proxy advisor too, you should send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Jason Day has put together this “Understanding the SEC Comment Letter Process” Guide. Check it out!
- When your company wants to pay for an acquisition with stock, here are six questions to ask at the outset.
- Even the SEC’s registration filing fees aren’t immune to inflation as the SEC announced a 34% increase to its registration fees.