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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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The SEC Is Increasingly Eliciting Risk Factor Disclosure Describing Cybersecurity Risks and Past Cyber Attacks from All Public Companies

If your company’s databases “may be” subject to unauthorized access, the SEC is likely to remind you of your disclosure obligations relating to cybersecurity risks and cyber breaches, including their costs and associated consequences. Read More ›

Practice Pointer for OTC Quoted Companies: The SEC Wants to Know Why You Don’t Meet NYSE/Nasdaq Corporate Governance Standards

The SEC staff frequently comments during its review process about the lack of an established corporate governance structure, such as board member independence and board committee composition, by OTC quoted issuers, even if not required by SEC and national securities exchange rules. Read More ›

SEC Disclosure of the Future: Summary Disclosure Documents with Hyperlinks to the Details

Former SEC Chairman Harvey L. Pitt takes a guess that one day we may see five to six pages-long summary disclosure documents with hyperlinks to the detailed information of issuers in previously filed periodic reports. Read More ›

SEC to Hold Investor Advisory Committee Meeting on Thursday, March 9

The public meeting will be live streamed on the SEC website and agenda includes the current hot topic of unequal voting rights of shares. Read More ›

Giving Away a “Piece of the Pie”: Using free publicly traded shares to improve customer relations

Domino’s “Piece of the Pie Rewards” program is turning customers into shareholders. Read More ›