Megan Gates

Megan Gates

Mintz Levin

Contact  |  View Bio  |  RSS

Latest Publications

Share:

Financing Challenges for Small Cap Companies [Video]

Megan Gates explains the how rules implemented by the SEC and national securities exchanges make raising capital particularly challenging for small-cap companies....more

4/27/2015 - Emerging Growth Companies Finance Lenders Financing Nasdaq Publicly-Traded Companies SEC

More “Broken Windows”: SEC Charges Schedule 13D Filers with Disclosure Violations for Failing to Update Ownership Reports

When a significant stockholder in a publicly-held company is considering plans to take the company private, how soon must the stockholder disclose those plans in a Schedule 13D filing?...more

3/24/2015 - Board of Directors Broken Windows Corporate Officers Disclosure Requirements Enforcement Actions Going-Private Transactions Schedule 13D SEC Shareholders

SEC Proposes Disclosure Rules on Hedging Policies

On Monday, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) proposed rules requiring disclosure of companies’ policies with respect to hedging transactions, in order to implement Section 955 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street...more

2/12/2015 - Dodd-Frank Hedging Proposed Regulation Public Disclosure Publicly-Traded Companies Regulation S-K SEC

Preparation for 2014 Fiscal Year-End SEC Filings and 2015 Annual Shareholder Meetings

As our clients and friends know, each year Mintz Levin provides an analysis of the regulatory developments that impact public companies as they prepare for their fiscal year-end filings with the Securities and Exchange...more

2/5/2015

Massachusetts Adopts Intrastate Crowdfunding Rules, Effective Immediately

The Massachusetts Securities Division has recently joined a number of other states in adopting a “crowdfunding” exemption from securities registration requirements for certain offerings made within the Commonwealth, with the...more

1/27/2015 - Capitalization Crowdfunding Entrepreneurs Equity Financing Funding Issuers JOBS Act Regulation D SEC Securities Small Offering Exemptions Startups

SEC Proposes Changes to Exchange Act Rules to Implement Title V and Title VI of the JOBS Act

The SEC recently proposed rule amendments as part of its implementation of Title V and Title VI of the JOBS Act. These proposed amendments reflect the increased registration, termination of registration and suspension of...more

12/30/2014 - Bank Holding Company Banks JOBS Act Proposed Amendments Registration SEC Securities Exchange Act

On the Third Day of Privacy, the Shareholders Gave to Me……

…….Shareholder Proposals on Cybersecurity and Privacy: Another Country Heard From As the holiday season slips into the rear view mirror, another season looms large for public companies —- proxy season. Adding to the...more

12/12/2014 - Cybersecurity Proxy Season Proxy Statements SEC Shareholders

ISS Releases 2015 Proxy Voting Guidelines

ISS (Institutional Shareholder Services) has released its annual 2015 Proxy Voting Guidelines Updates. These guidelines apply to annual meetings to be held on or after February 1, 2015. Many of our clients have investors who...more

12/2/2014 - Annual Meeting Bylaws Corporate Governance Disclosure Requirements Employer Liability Issues Fee-Shifting Greenhouse Gas Emissions Independent Boards Political Contributions Proxy Season Proxy Voting Guidelines

Preparation for 2013 Fiscal Year-End SEC Filings and 2014 Annual Shareholder Meetings

As our clients and friends know, each year Mintz Levin provides an analysis of the regulatory developments that impact public companies as they prepare for their fiscal year-end filings with the Securities and Exchange...more

2/6/2014 - Annual Meeting Compliance Filing Deadlines Filing Requirements SEC Shareholders

Federal Court Rules That Issuers Face Strict Liability for Erroneous Statements About Legal Compliance in Registration Statements,...

A recent federal appeals court decision addressing pleading standards for shareholder suits under Section 11 of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, highlights the potential dangers of giving broad assurances of legal...more

6/12/2013 - Biotechnology Compliance Derivative Suit False Statements Healthcare Pleading Standards Registration Strict Liability

Preparation for 2012 Fiscal Year-End SEC Filings and 2013 Annual Shareholder Meetings

As our clients and friends know, each year Mintz Levin provides an analysis of the regulatory developments that impact public companies as they prepare for their fiscal year-end filings with the Securities and Exchange...more

2/25/2013 - Dodd-Frank Executive Compensation Say-on-Pay SEC

11 Results
|
View per page
Page: of 1

All the intelligence you need, in one easy email:

Great! Your first step to building an email digest of JD Supra authors and topics. Log in with LinkedIn so we can start sending your digest...

Sign up for your custom alerts now, using LinkedIn ›

* With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name.
×