The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently proposed rules requiring national securities exchanges such as the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ to establish listing standards requiring publicly traded companies to...more
Recent amendments to the NYSE MKT Company Guide provide that NYSE MKT-listed companies can comply with that Exchange’s immediate release policy by disseminating required information using any method or combination of methods...more
Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) recently released for public comment its 2015 draft voting policies. The draft policies relate to two topics affecting the U.S. market: independent board chair shareholder proposals...more
The Securities and Exchange Commission recently voted unanimously to propose rules that, for the first time, would allow investors to buy stock in companies over the Internet using a crowdfunding exchange. The proposed rules...more
On Sept. 18, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued its proposed rule on the CEO-to-median employee pay ratio disclosure. This proposed rule adds disclosure requirements to Item 402 of Regulation S-K, as...more
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) took long-awaited action on July 10, 2013, to finalize and adopt new rules that eliminate the current prohibition against general solicitation and advertising in certain Rule 506...more
The IRS has recently proposed regulations affecting tax-exempt hospitals that provide guidance and comfort about the consequences of failing to meet the community health needs assessment (CHNA) requirement.
Public disclosure of payments from pharmaceutical, medical device, biologic, and medical supply manufacturers to physicians and hospitals will begin under a final rule on the Physician Payments Sunshine Act (Sunshine Act)...more