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Join us for a presentation on how the SEC works internally, best practices when clients learn of potential SEC concerns or receive a subpoena, and how rulemaking works within the agency.
July 26, 2022
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It’s hard to overstate the amount of turbulence experienced by the aviation finance market over the last three years. After a banner 2019, when asset-backed securitizations —a key source of capital for many aircraft leasing companies — hit a record high of $10.4 billion, Covid effectively shut down the market in 2020. Deal volume soared…

June 15, 2022
Insight
Insight

On March 9, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“Commission”) issued its much-anticipated proposed rule amendments which would mandate certain cybersecurity disclosures for public companies (“Proposed Rules”).

March 11, 2022
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Insight

The world is embarking on what may be one of the greatest transformations since the Industrial Revolution. Over the next three
decades, countries and companies could spend tens of trillions of dollars to build a low carbon global economy.

Published in The Texas Lawbook on January 11, 2022

January 25, 2022
Event Recap
Event Recap
This program focused on SEC developments affecting, and practical aspects of preparing for, public companies’ annual meetings and annual reports, including key Environmental, Social and Governance themes.
January 12, 2022
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Insight

On Wednesday, November 17, 2021, the SEC adopted final rules regarding the use of universal proxy cards and proposed amendments to its rules governing proxy voting advice.

V&E SEC Proxy Update

November 24, 2021
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Insight

On Wednesday, November 17, 2021, the SEC proposed rule amendments to the rules governing proxy voting advice that would rescind significant portions of the two rules applicable to proxy voting advice that were adopted by the Commission in 2020.

V&E SEC Proxy Update

November 24, 2021
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Insight

On September 22, the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance issued a sample comment letter (the “Comment Letter”) regarding climate change disclosures.

First Published in CorpGov

September 29, 2021
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Insight

In recent years, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) has increasingly brought enforcement actions against chief compliance officers (“CCOs”) in their personal capacities.

June 10, 2021
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Insight

As recently as 2015, if an investor was interested in understanding more about a company’s climate change risks and impact, it had the option of submitting a stockholder proposal to be included in the company’s proxy materials through the SEC’s antiquated Rule 14a-8 process.

Published in CorpGov
V&E Shareholder Activism Update

May 27, 2021
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Insight

Lawrence Elbaum discusses five steps to encourage courage in the boardroom.

Published in CorpGov

May 6, 2021
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Insight

On 24 March 2021, the UK government’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (“BEIS”) launched a consultation seeking views on its proposals to mandate climate-related financial disclosures by publicly quoted companies and large private companies, banks and insurance companies, and limited liability partnerships (the “Consultation”).

V&E Climate Change Update

April 21, 2021