March 7, 2016

Our New “Market Risk of Derivatives Disclosure Handbook”

Spanking brand new. By popular demand, this comprehensive “Market Risk of Derivatives Disclosure Handbook” covers Item 305 of Regulation S-K, an accounting driven disclosure requirement that is one of the most confusing. This one is a real gem – 27 pages of practical guidance – and its posted in our “Derivatives” Practice Area.

SEC Commissioners: Senate Gearing Up to Confirm

According to this WSJ article, it looks like the US Senate is finally ready to confirm the two SEC Commissioners who were nominated by President Obama last year. Likely will happen in a few weeks…

Webcast: “FAST Act – Gearing Up”

Tune in tomorrow for the webcast – “FAST Act: Gearing Up” – to hear our own Dave Lynn of Morrison & Foerster, Latham & Watkins’ Alex Cohen, Cohen & Gresser’s Bonnie Roe and Davis Polk’s Sophia Hudson discuss what you should now be considering as you prepare deals under the new FAST Act.

By the way, see this blog entitled “House Committee on Financial Services Reports Favorably on the HALOS Act“…

More on “Is Warren Buffett Writing Governance Best Practices?”

This blog by “The Activist Investor” entitled “Shareholder Enragement Redux” throws shade at the idea of investors sitting down with Jamie Dimon and Warren Buffett to write best practices for corporate governance to support long-term ownership…

Broc Romanek