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Securities Law Blog

The Securities Law Blog provides commentary and news on the latest securities law developments impacting established and emerging growth publicly-traded issuers and investment banks, as well as entrepreneurs and venture-backed private entities. Our blog closely follows SEC rulemaking in several key areas including public and private securities offerings, shareholder activism and equity investment, and mergers & acquisitions.

The authors of this blog are members of the Corporate/Securities practice of Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP.  Since our founding, this firm has been distinguished by responsive, independent and client-focused legal services provided by lawyers with a profound commitment to the companies they serve. This blog is an outgrowth of this representation of our clients in a wide range of capital market transactions.

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Showing 19 posts by Jason S. Saltsberg.

Intel Corp. CEO’s Stock Sales May Draw SEC Examination

Rule 10b5-1 plans do not preclude questions about insider trading if entered into or amended improperly. Read More ›

SEC Recoveries from Whistleblower Tips about Securities Law Violations Top $1 Billion

On November 30, 2017, the SEC announced that it awarded more than $16 million to a pair of whistleblowers reporting securities law violations by a public company, ranking it among the ten largest awards since the inception of the whistleblower program.  With this case, SEC enforcement actions triggered by whistleblowers have now resulted in more than $1 billion in financial remedies ordered against wrongdoers. Read More ›

Time to Get Ready for Pay Ratio Disclosure

SEC issues guidance on “pay ratio” rules compliance. Read More ›

S&P Dow Jones Joins the Fight Against Multi-Class Shares

S&P Dow Jones Indices bars companies from joining its key indexes if they have multiple share classes. Read More ›

Are SAFEs a Safe Investment for Everyone?

Originally targeted toward venture capitalists, SAFEs are increasingly being sold to retail investors through crowdfunding offerings. Read More ›

Emerging Growth Companies Take Center Stage as SEC Increases Qualifying Revenue Threshold to Up to $1.07 Billion

The SEC’s final rules effectuate inflation adjustments required under the JOBS Act and make other helpful technical rule and form amendments. Read More ›

SEC to Vote on Two-Day Trade Settlement

Proposed Amendment Shortens Settlement from Three to Two Business Days Read More ›

Five Tips for Planning for the 2017 Proxy Season

Important considerations for the upcoming proxy season. Read More ›

SEC Chair White Announces Departure Plans

Opens door for Conservative Shift and Deregulation of Wall Street. Read More ›

SEC Adopts Rules to Facilitate Smaller Securities Offerings

SEC Updates Intrastate Crowdfunding Rules 147 & 504 and Repeals Rule 505. Read More ›