SEC tells us how to tweet a legend

by Cydney Posner The SEC has posted some new CDIs that relate to the use of required legends in connection with communications on Twitter or other electronic platforms that limit the number of characters used – if there aren’t any now, I’m sure there will be. The CDIs also address […]

Environmental Risk Disclosure

By Cydney Posner This article from The Economist, discusses the prevalence of increased disclosure about environmental  impact and vulnerability to green regulation.  In some cases, the  enhanced disclosure is designed to head off shareholder proposals.  Until recently, there was not much discussion of environmental exposure; however, according “to CDP, a group […]

SEC’s Conflict Minerals Rules Struck Down in Part on First Amendment Grounds

  By Cydney Posner In October of 2012, the National Association of Manufacturers, U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Business Roundtable filed a lawsuit asking the court to modify or set aside the SEC’s conflict minerals rules, which implement Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. […]