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SEC Issues Proposed Rules on Disclosures Surrounding Stock Repurchases

On December 15, 2021, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed amendments to modernize and improve disclosure about…

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SEC Issues Proposed Rules on Rule 10b5-1 Plans and Insider Trading

On December 15, 2021, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) proposed amendments to Rule 10b5-1 under the Securities…

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SEC Increases Scrutiny of “Spring-Loaded” Compensation Awards

On November 29, 2021, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) staff issued Staff Accounting Bulletin (SAB) No. 120, which alerted companies that…

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Improving the SEC Disclosure Framework through Page Limits

Who reads those things?  It is a common refrain that I have thought to myself when clicking through an electronic agreement for…

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Wyrick Robbins Named Among “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News and Best Lawyers 2022

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

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SEC Amends Filing Fee Disclosures and Payment Methods

On October 13, 2021, the Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, adopted rule amendments aimed at modernizing its filing fee disclosures and…

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Enforcement of Proxy Advisor Rules Paused Pending Further SEC Review

On June 1, 2021, SEC Chair Gary Gensler issued a public statement directing staff of the Division of Corporation Finance (the “Staff”)…

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Nasdaq Files Amendment to Board Diversity Disclosure Proposal

On February 26, 2021, Nasdaq announced an amendment to its Proposal to Adopt Listing Rules Related to Board Diversity, published by…

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SEC Adopts Amendments to Rule 15c2-11, Most Provisions Effective September 26, 2021

SEC Rule 15c2-11, which has been in existence for decades, was amended in late 2020, with an effective date of September 26,…

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2021 Proxy Advisory Firm Updates

Amid the flurry of policymaking at the end of 2020, proxy advisory firms Institutional Shareholder Services, or ISS, and Glass, Lewis &…

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