Roger Bivans


Webinar - Whistleblower Bounties: The SECs New Proposed Rules - R. Bivans, co-author

For those who missed our Nov. 11 webinar on the SEC's proposed rules implementing the whistleblower provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act, the slides are attached in pdf format…more
 /  Securities Law

SEC Issues Proposed Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Rules - Client Alert - R. Bivans, co-author

This client alert summarizes the SEC's proposed rules to implement the whistleblower bounty provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act…more
 /  Securities Law

Client Alert - SEC Enforcement Action Targets Implied Signals to Analysts - R. Bivans, co-author

On October 21, 2010, the SEC announced an enforcement action against Office Depot and its CEO and CFO for alleged violations of Regulation FD in connection with Office Depot representatives’ selective signals to analysts…more
 /  Securities Law

Client Alert - SEC Stays Proxy Access Rules - R. Bivans, co-author

In a surprise development, on October 4, 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission granted an order staying the effectiveness of the recently adopted proxy access rules: Rule 14a-11 and related amendments, which would have…more
 /  Securities Law

Dodd-Frank Act Repeals Securities Act Rule 436(g) on Credit Ratings - B&M Client Alert - R. Bivans, co-author

Effective July 22, 2010, Title IX of the Dodd-Frank Act repealed Securities Act Rule 436(g). As a result, issuers of rated securities must now obtain the consent of the ratings agency to disclose ratings information other than…more
 /  Securities Law

Enhanced Whistleblower Incentives in Dodd-Frank - B&M Client Alert - R. Bivans, co-author

As a supplement to our previous client alerts on Dodd-Frank, our Corporate Compliance and our Corporate & Securities practice groups collaborated on the attached client alert titled “Enhanced Whistleblower Incentives in…more
 /  Securities Law
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