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Cooley LLP

Blog: Goldman insists on board diversity for IPO candidates

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What’s the news from Davos? Well, the new Goldman Sachs CEO made some news when he told CNBC that, starting July 1, in the U.S. and Europe, Goldman will take companies public only if there is “at least one diverse board...more

Robins Kaplan LLP

Financial Daily Dose 1.24.2020 | Top Story: OCC Hits Former Wells Fargo Execs With Enforcement Actions Over Sham-account Scandal

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The OCC announced yesterday that it’s bringing enforcement actions against five former Wells Fargo bank executives as part of their alleged roles in the bank’s sales practices scandal. The agency further revealed that it’s...more

Allen & Overy LLP

Equity capital markets applying the lessons of 2019 to navigate the challenges of 2020

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2019 was a challenging year for equity capital markets. Proceeds from IPOs fell by over 25% in the UK, and by more than 30% across Europe. A number of political and economic factors, which contributed to pricing uncertainty...more

Latham & Watkins LLP

SEC Approves Amendments to FINRA’s New Issue Rules

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The amendments expand certain exemptions and provide additional guidance under Rules 5130 and 5131 with respect to equity IPO allocations. On December 19, 2019, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) issued...more

McGuireWoods LLP

FINRA 2.0: FINRA Releases Its 2020 Risk Monitoring and Examination Priorities

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FINRA’s examination program has undergone its most significant reorganization in decades. As stated in a press release, Oct. 1, 2018, FINRA’s goal for the reorganization was to “consolidate its Examination and Risk Monitoring...more

Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP

Considerations for the 2020 proxy season

Companies preparing for their annual shareholder meetings will need to consider a variety of factors, including new guidance from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and recommendations from Glass, Lewis & Co. (Glass...more

Robins Kaplan LLP

Financial Daily Dose 1.13.2020 | Top Story: Labor Dept. Issues Stricter Joint Employer Test in New Rules

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Sunday’s release of a long-awaited Labor Department final rule on joint employment spells trouble for workers hoping to “sue large companies for wrongdoing by contractors or franchisees.” The rule reverses Obama-era policies...more

FTI Consulting

Tech’s Disruption? 2020 Presidential Campaign

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The Iowa caucuses are just a stone’s throw away. What positions will candidates take on technology and telecommunications topics that are bound to shape future policy? The campaign for president is reaching an inflection...more

Stoel Rives LLP

In Case You Missed It - Interesting Items for Corporate Counsel - January 2020

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The NYSE proposed in November changes to its listing standards to allow “primary” share offerings through a direct listing. To date, direct listings have been in the form of stockholder share resales (a “secondary offering”)...more

Mayer Brown Free Writings + Perspectives

SEC’s DERA Inaugural Economic and Risk Outlook

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Economic Risk Analysis (DERA) recently published the first Economic and Risk Outlook. The release coincided with the SEC’s December 4, 2019 conference on the State of the...more

Mayer Brown Free Writings + Perspectives

A New Financing Environment: 2019 Tech Sector Trends in Review

The financing environment for startup companies in the technology sector has changed substantially over the last few years. As evidenced by findings in CB Insights’ latest report, The 2020 Tech IPO Pipeline, tech companies...more

Mayer Brown Free Writings + Perspectives

Annual Report of the Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation

The Office of the Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation published its annual report to the Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs of the U.S. Senate and the Committee on Financial Services of the US House of...more

Mayer Brown Free Writings + Perspectives

Changes to FINRA Rules for Equity IPOs

FINRA’s rules relating to equity IPOs, on spinning and withholding and IPO allocations, which came into effect following the dot-com bust, were recently amended. The amendments to Rule 5130, relating to restrictions on the...more

FTI Consulting

Tech’s Next Disruption? The 2020 Presidential Campaign

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The Iowa caucuses are just a stone’s throw away. What positions will candidates take on technology and telecommunications topics that are bound to shape future policy? ...more

Goulston & Storrs PC

Airbnb Slashes Boston Inventory to Meet New Requirements

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The number of Airbnb listings in Boston has been cut in half due to local ordinances regulating the operation of short-term rentals. Boston is not the only city pushing back on Airbnb, a company that is battling local city...more

Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co.

IPO – What’s Important to Know

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A private company considering an initial public offering (IPO), and thus in effect becoming public, should know it is a complex and long process, and one that may pose many challenges....more

Robins Kaplan LLP

Financial Daily Dose 12.12.2019 | Top Story: Fed Holds Rates Steady And Looks to Stay There

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As expected, the Fed kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday while also signaling that “they would wait to see how the economy fared before making another move”....more

WilmerHale

In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - December 2019

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Some interesting links we found across the web this week: 3 Unusual Ways to Find a Co-Founder - Finding the right co-found to advance your startup can be a challenge. Check out this article from Entrepreneur for...more

Fenwick & West LLP

The Rise of Direct Listings: Understanding the Trend, Separating Fact from Fiction

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Direct Listings: The What, The Why and Common Misconceptions - Spotify did it. Slack did it. Many other late-stage private technology companies are reported to be seriously considering doing it. Should yours? In this...more

Robins Kaplan LLP

Financial Daily Dose 12.06.2019 | Top Story: Aramco Prices Shares at High-end of Range That Would Value Company at $1.7 trillion

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Saudi Aramco has priced its offering at the high end of its range, setting the company up to raise more than $25 billion and value the company at nearly $1.7 trillion—all part of what promises to make this the world’s biggest...more

Winstead PC

The IPO Dreams Of Private Company Owners: Reality Awaits – Champagne Toasts or Unrelenting Stress

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Entrepreneurs with visions of taking their company public one day may look forward to announcing their IPO by ringing the bell at the stock exchange on Wall Street and celebrating at an extravagant closing dinner with the...more

Fenwick & West Life Sciences Group

Key Takeaways from Fenwick’s 2019 Digital Health Investor Summit

Fenwick’s eighth annual Digital Health Investor Summit took place against the backdrop of strong and increasingly diverse investment markets, a focus on clinical validation of digital health tools, and a healthcare system...more

Robins Kaplan LLP

Financial Daily Dose 11.19.2019 | Top Story: T-Mobile Chief John Legere to Leave Company in April

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T-Mobile chief and fan-of-magenta John Legere has announced that he’ll be stepping down in April at the end of his current contract. Legere will be succeeded by Mike Sievert, the carrier’s current president and COO....more

Robins Kaplan LLP

Financial Daily Dose 11.16.2019 | Top Story: Aramco Seeks Valuation of $1.7B, Well below Original Goal

by Robins Kaplan LLP on

Saudi Aramco’s slow trickle of IPO-related information continued this weekend, including its goal of setting overall company market value at a staggering $1.7 trillion. The figure, though massive, is still well short of the...more

Robins Kaplan LLP

Financial Daily Dose 11.11.2019 | Top Story: Twitter Screed Prompts Investigation of Apple Card Gender Discrimination

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Here’s about as 2019 as we can get in the financial world (with a healthy dose of 1950s-era gender discrimination for good measure): a series of tweets from tech entrepreneur David Heinemeier Hansson alleging gender...more

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