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SEC shutdown update; Corp Fin shutdown FAQs

Happy holidays and happy new year everyone!

Here’s the latest from the SEC:

In the event of a federal government shutdown, the SEC will follow the agency’s plan, which contemplates focusing on “market integrity and investor protection.” Starting Thursday, December 27, the SEC “will have only an extremely limited number of staff members available to respond to emergency situations involving market integrity and investor protection, including law enforcement. In addition, certain Commission systems, including EDGAR, will be operating. Additional information is available from the Division of Corporation Finance and the Division of Investment Management.”  Corp Fin  has provided some FAQs (summarized below) that may be helpful for those in the registration process or contemplating offerings.

Impact of government shutdown on SEC operations

The SEC has finally posted a notice about its operating status in the event of a government shutdown.  If there is a shutdown “after January 19, the SEC will remain open for a limited number of days, fully staffed and focused on the agency’s mission.

Government shutdown? Sound familiar?

by Cydney Posner The SEC has indicated on its website that, in the event of a federal government shutdown because of “a lapse in appropriations” on October 1, the SEC will remain “open and operational.” Any changes after October 1 will be announced on the SEC’s website. The SEC’s current […]