May 28, 2020
The SEC Adopts Reforms to its Financial Disclosure Requirements for Business Acquisitions and Dispositions
On May 21, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted amendments to its financial disclosure requirements under Regulation S-X (Reg. S-X) for acquisitions and dispositions of businesses by public companies. The amendments...
April 3, 2020
SEC Snapshots from Maynard Cooper: Q1 2020
The members of Maynard Cooper’s Public Company Advisory Practice continue to monitor the business and legal implications of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation so that we can advise public companies, as well as companies aiming to become public, o...
March 26, 2020
SEC PROVIDES ADDITIONAL EXTENSION OF FILING DEADLINES AND OTHER GUIDANCE FOR COMPANIES AFFECTED BY THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC
On March 25, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) issued a press release and an exemptive order (the “Extension Order”)1 to provide additional relief for SEC registrants affected...
March 6, 2020
SEC EXTENDS FILING DEADLINES AND GIVES OTHER GUIDANCE FOR COMPANIES AFFECTED BY THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK
October 10, 2019
SEC Snapshots - Third Quarter 2019
July 9, 2019
SEC Snapshots - Second Quarter 2019
June 17, 2019
Take It Easy: The SEC Proposes Reforms to its Disclosure Requirements for Business Acquisitions and Disposals
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently proposed amendments to the financial disclosure requirements included in SEC Regulation S-X (Reg. S-X) for acquisitions and disposals of businesses by public companies. The amendments1...
November 9, 2018
MAYNARD COOPER & GALE RECEIVES RECOGNITION IN RECENT U.S. NEWS/BEST LAWYERS “BEST LAW FIRMS” AND SUPER LAWYERS LISTINGS
The recently released edition of the U.S. News-Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” positions Maynard Cooper in the National Tier Rankings in 10 areas of practice, including Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Land Use & Zoning Law, L...
September 12, 2018
Client Alert: Simplified and Updated Disclosure Requirements for SEC Filings
The Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) announced on August 17, 2018 that it has adopted amendments in order to simplify and update certain disclosure requirements applicable to a wide variety of SEC filings, including registration sta...
March 29, 2018
MAYNARD COOPER & GALE EARNS HIGH RANKINGS IN THE 2018 CHAMBERS USA, AMERICA’S LEADING LAWYERS FOR BUSINESS
Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce that the Firm and many of its attorneys have earned distinguished rankings in the 2018 edition of Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, the highly respected referral directory of the...
December 19, 2017
DEAR PUBLIC COMPANIES: HAVE YOURSELF A SIMPLE LITTLE PAY RATIO
As 2018 quickly approaches, blood pressures might be rising at public companies. Outside and in-house counsel alike are contemplating what has to be done in order to disclose the CEO pay ratio for the first time – from finalizing the calculation...
November 16, 2017
SEC APPROVES NEW PCAOB AUDIT STANDARD CALLING FOR SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO THE FORM OF AUDITOR’S REPORT
On October 23, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) approved a new audit standard of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (“PCAOB”) that significantly modifies and expands the form of auditor’s report to be issu...
October 23, 2017
THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD TO MODERNIZATION AND SIMPLIFICATION OF SEC RULES AND FORMS
Section 72003 of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (the “FAST Act”), enacted in December 2015, directed the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) to carry out a study of the SEC’s disclosure requirements, with a vie...
September 26, 2017
“A SIGHT FOR SORE EYES”: NEW SEC PAY RATIO GUIDANCE
What do public companies working to implement the pay ratio rules before next proxy season and Vince Gill circa 1989 have in common? They have both seen a sight for sore eyes, as the guidance released by the SEC on September 21st provide...
September 23, 2016
MAYNARD COOPER & GALE CONTINUES ITS GROWTH WITH ADDITION OF EIGHT NEW ATTORNEYS