Effective Today – New EGC “Check the Box” On Cover Pages of Most SEC Forms, Including 8-K, S-1/3/4/11 and 10-K/Q

By | Securities Law Exchange | April 12, 2017
Recently, the SEC adopted technical amendments for self-executing provisions of the JOBS Act—mostly relating to EGCs. One important update that impacts virtually all companies is the update related to amending the cover pages for numerous filings. Broadly speaking, the cover page has been revised to include a “check the box” item to indicate that the person filing the report is an “emerging growth company” and an additional box to check as follows: “If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 7(a)(2)(B) of the Securities Act.” The rule is effective on the date it is published in the Federal Register, which was today (April 12, 2017). View Full Post
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Higher Education Institutions Are Beginning to Get an Education in the FCPA

By | Employment Law Lookout | December 22, 2016
No differently than companies doing business overseas—especially in high-risk markets—American colleges and universities who do business overseas face real risks of violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and must be mindful of the enforcement landscape that applies to these criminal violations. View Full Post
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