January 23, 2018

Poll: Do You Care If the SEC Shuts Down?

Eighteen law firms put together this “white paper with 19 FAQs” about how a government shutdown would impact the capital markets. It came out just as it was announced that the government shutdown was short-lived. But it’s good stuff to know for the next shutdown.

If the SEC was to be shut down, here’s a poll about how much you would care:

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Please take a moment to participate anonymously in these surveys: “Quick Survey on Whistleblower Policies & Procedures” – and “Quick Survey on Blackout Periods.”

Tomorrow’s Webcast: “Alan Dye on the Latest Section 16 Developments”

Tune in tomorrow for the webcast – “Alan Dye on the Latest Section 16 Developments” – to hear Alan Dye of and Hogan Lovells discuss the most recent updates on Section 16, including new SEC Staff interpretations and Section 16(b) litigation.

Tomorrow’s Webcast: “How to Handle Post-Deal Activism”

Tune in tomorrow for the webcast – “How to Handle Post Deal Activism” – to hear Paul Weiss’ Ross Fieldston, Vinson & Elkins’ Shaun Mathew, Morrow Sodali’s Mike Verrechia and Innisfree’s Scott Winter discuss the legal & other issues surrounding activism following a deal’s announcement. This post-deal activism happens frequently. But it’s poorly understood – and the failure to respond to it effectively can have a devastating effect on the chances to successfully complete the transaction.

Broc Romanek