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    SEC in Focus

    7 April 2016

    SEC in Focus - April 2016
    Our latest newsletter summarizes developments related to SEC matters, including certain items we have not previously reported in Week in Review. This issue highlights the progress on the nominations of the two SEC commissioner candidates, the SEC staff’s continued focus on both non-GAAP financial measures and disclosure effectiveness, recent enforcement activities and developments in XBRL. We discuss the SEC's progress on rulemaking and other initiatives, including new amendments to the JOBS Act that allow companies to take advantage of additional accommodations during the IPO process. We also discuss a proposed rule for broker-dealers in liquidation proceedings, a final rule for security-based swap dealers and proposed changes to NYSE and NASDAQ listing standards.

    7 January 2016

    SEC in Focus - January 2016
    Our latest newsletter summarizes SEC developments in the last quarter, including certain items we have not previously reported in Week in Review. This issue highlights the remarks of the SEC’s Chair and staff at the AICPA National Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments related to internal control over financial reporting, segment reporting and the new revenue recognition standard. We also discuss the SEC's progress on rulemaking and other initiatives, including final rules on crowdfunding and changes to SEC rules affecting emerging growth companies resulting from recent legislation, and developments in the SEC’s disclosure effectiveness initiative.

    8 October 2015

    SEC in Focus - October 2015
    Our latest newsletter summarizes SEC developments in the last quarter, including certain items we have not previously reported in Week in Review. This issue highlights recent remarks by the SEC’s Chief Accountant and Deputy Chief Accountant on implementing the new revenue standard. We also discuss the SEC's progress on rulemaking and other initiatives, including a final rule that requires most registrants to calculate and disclose their CEO’s “pay ratio” and a request for comment on Regulation S-X as part of the SEC’s disclosure effectiveness initiative. In addition, we discuss the feedback the SEC received on its concept release on possible revisions to its audit committee disclosure rules and provide an update on legal proceedings concerning the SEC’s resource extraction and conflict minerals rules.

    9 July 2015

    SEC in Focus - July 2015
    Our latest newsletter summarizes developments relating to SEC matters, including certain items we have not previously reported in Week in Review. This issue highlights the SEC’s concept release on possible revisions to its audit committee disclosure rules. We discuss the SEC's progress on rulemaking and other initiatives, including a recent proposal that would require companies to have policies to claw back incentive-based compensation from executive officers in the event of a restatement and another proposal that would require companies to disclose the relationship between executive compensation and company performance. We also discuss trends in recent SEC staff comments on public company filings and other current practice matters.

    2 April 2015

    SEC in Focus - April 2015
    Our SEC in Focus provides an update on activities and events relating to SEC matters that occurred during the first quarter of 2015.

    8 January 2015

    SEC in Focus - January 2015
    Our SEC in Focus provides an update on activities and events relating to SEC matters that occurred during the fourth quarter of 2014.

    9 October 2014

    SEC in Focus - October 2014
    Our SEC in Focus provides an update on activities and events relating to SEC matters that occurred during the third quarter of 2014.

    3 July 2014

    SEC in Focus - July 2014
    Our SEC in Focus provides an update on activities and events relating to SEC matters that occurred during the second quarter of 2014.

    3 April 2014

    SEC in Focus - April 2014
    Our SEC in Focus provides an update on activities and events relating to SEC matters that occurred during the first quarter of 2014.

    9 January 2014

    SEC in Focus - January 2014
    Our SEC in Focus provides an update on activities and events relating to SEC matters that occurred during the fourth quarter of 2013.

    8 October 2013

    SEC in Focus - October 2013
    Our SEC in Focus provides an update on activities and events relating to SEC matters that occurred during the third quarter of 2013.

    3 July 2013

    SEC in Focus - July 2013
    Our SEC in Focus provides an update on activities and events relating to SEC matters that occurred during the second quarter of 2013.

    4 April 2013

    SEC in Focus - April 2013
    Our SEC in Focus provides an update on activities and events relating to SEC matters that occurred during the first quarter of 2013.

    10 January 2013

    SEC in Focus - January 2013
    Our SEC in Focus provides an update on activities and events relating to SEC matters that occurred during the fourth quarter of 2012.

    5 April 2012

    SEC in Focus - April 2012 edition
    This issue highlights capital formation initiatives, including the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act), which gives private companies greater access to capital and make it easier for certain companies to go public. The JOBS Act recently cleared Congress and was signed into law by President Obama.

    3 October 2011

    SEC in Focus - October 2011 edition
    Our SEC in Focus provides an update on activities and events relating to SEC matters occurring during the third quarter of 2011.

    1 July 2011

    SEC in Focus - July 2011 edition
    Our SEC in Focus provides an update on activities and events relating to SEC matters that occurred during the second quarter of 2011.

    1 July 2010

    SEC in Focus - July 2010 edition
    Our SEC in Focus provides an update on activities and events relating to SEC matters that occurred during the second quarter of 2010.

    1 April 2010

    SEC in Focus - April 2010 edition
    Our SEC in Focus provides an update on activities and events relating to SEC matters that occurred during the first quarter of 2010.

    1 January 2010

    SEC in Focus - January 2010 edition
    Our SEC in Focus provides an update on activities and events relating to SEC matters that occurred during the fourth quarter of 2009.

    1 October 2009

    SEC in Focus - October 2009 edition
    Our SEC in Focus provides an update on activities and events relating to SEC matters that occurred during the third quarter of 2009.

    1 July 2009

    SEC in Focus - July 2009 edition
    Our SEC in Focus provides an update on activities and events relating to SEC matters that occurred during the second quarter of 2009.

    1 April 2009

    SEC in Focus - April 2009 edition
    Our SEC in Focus provides an update on activities and events relating to SEC matters that occurred during the first quarter of 2009.

    1 January 2009

    SEC in Focus - January 2009 edition
    Our SEC in Focus provides an update on activities and events relating to SEC matters that occurred during the fourth quarter of 2008.

    1 October 2008

    SEC in Focus - October 2008 edition
    Our SEC in Focus provides an update on activities and events relating to SEC matters that occurred during the third quarter of 2008.

    1 July 2008

    SEC in Focus - July 2008 edition
    Our SEC in Focus provides an update on activities and events relating to SEC matters that occurred during the second quarter of 2008.

    1 April 2008

    SEC in Focus - April 2008 edition
    Our SEC in Focus provides an update on activities and events relating to SEC matters that occurred during the first quarter of 2008.