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SEC Expands “Test-the-Waters” Communications to All Issuers

On September 26, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission, or the SEC, adopted a new rule, known as Rule 163B,…

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Client Alert: SEC’s Filing Fees Increase by 7.1%

Effective October 1, 2019, the first day of the SEC’s 2020 fiscal year, the applicable filing fees that public companies and other…

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[Client Alert] SEC Approves NASDAQ Limitation on Regulation A+ Listings

In 2015, the SEC amended its rarely used Regulation A with the goal of easing the regulatory burden on smaller companies and…

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[Client Alert] SEC Considers Improving Private Placement Rules

On June 18, 2019, the SEC published a concept release requesting comments on ways to improve its private placement rules in an…

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Client Alert: SEC Proposes Amendments to “Accelerated Filer” and “Large Accelerated Filer” Definitions

On May 9, 2019, the SEC proposed amendments to the definitions of “accelerated filer” and “large accelerated filer” contained in Rule 12b-2…

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Client Alert: SEC Adopts Amendments to Regulation S-K

On March 20, 2019, the SEC adopted amendments to Regulation S-K to modernize and simplify certain disclosure requirements for public companies.  The…

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SEC Releases Framework for Determining when Blockchain Tokens are Securities

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission recently issued its first formal (though legally non-binding) guidance on when digital assets (typically recorded on…

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[Client Alert] SEC Adopts Final Rules for Disclosure of Hedging Policies

On December 18, 2018, the SEC adopted a new rule that will require disclosure of an issuer’s hedging policies in proxy statements…

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Wyrick Robbins Named Among “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News and Best Lawyers 2019

RALEIGH, NC – Wyrick Robbins is pleased to announce that the firm has been named among the “Best Law Firms” for the…

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Client Alert: NASDAQ Modifies 20% Shareholder Approval Rule, Increasing Flexibility

Effective September 26, 2018, the Nasdaq Stock Market LLC modified Nasdaq Rule 5635(d), increasing the flexibility of the shareholder approval requirements for…

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