April 26, 2004

A New Approach to the

Suzanne Rothwell of Skadden Arps has put together a “bible” on new NASD Rule 2710. This 60-page memo – entitled “A New Approach to the Regulation of Underwriting Agreements” – follows up on her February interview with me, plus much more. It is available as a link from that interview as well as a link on the home page (until I create an “Underwriting Arrangements” Practice Area next week).

Updating Governance Practices

Learn how Nextel – a Nasdaq company – has coped with new governance obligations by forming a new department and more from my interview with their Corporate Secretary/Head of Governance & Corporate Responsibility Office, Christie Hill.

Today, You Need a New Passphrase to Make an EDGAR Filing

Starting today, you will not be able to make an EDGAR filing without a new passphrase. I blogged about this last week (and before that). If you have any questions about how to do this, look at the two Q&A Forums on as Alan Dye has been answering hordes of questions there. Me, I ain’t no EDGAR expert…