Nearly a year and a half after proposing them, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently adopted amendments to disclosure requirements for reporting companies, as mandated by the 2015 Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (the FAST Act). These amendments are a part of an ongoing effort by the SEC to simplify and modernize disclosure obligations. While certain amendments became effective on April 2, 2019, remaining amendments will be effective on May 2, 2019.
Join Jay Knight—Bass, Berry & Sims member and former SEC Division of Corporation Finance attorney—for a teleconference and briefing of these key amendment changes and their specific impact on public company reporting.
Topics to Include:
- Specific S-K Rule Changes
- Legending, Undertakings and Risk Factor Updates
- Simplify Property Disclosures
- Data Tagging and Additional Hyperlinking Requirements
Who Should Attend: Outside and In-house Counsel, Public Company Finance and SEC Reporting Personnel, Compliance Officers and other interested professionals.
Date/Time: April 30, 2019 | 12:30 p.m.-1:00 p.m. CT
For more information, please contact Lauren Parkhurst.
About the Speaker:
Jay Knight, member at Bass, Berry & Sims and head of the firm’s Capital Markets group, is nationally recognized in the securities bar and currently serves as the vice chair of the American Bar Association’s Federal Regulation of Securities Committee. He previously served as chair of its Annual Review of Securities Law Subcommittee. Jay has also been published or quoted by numerous national news outlets on securities issues, including in published articles by The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, American Banker, The Corporate Executive, Law360, CFO.com and others.
About Bass, Berry & Sims’ Corporate & Securities Practice:
Public and private companies of all sizes across a variety of industries turn to Bass, Berry & Sims for counsel on a wide range of corporate matters, including mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, capital markets transactions, executive compensation issues, corporate governance and shareholder activism. We serve as primary corporate and securities counsel to more than 35 public companies and have assisted many more in a number of high-profile, high-stakes engagements. Click here to learn more about the Corporate & Securities Practice at Bass, Berry & Sims.
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