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Schiff Hardin was the 12th most active investor counsel in Q3. The firm was also the 11th most active placement agent counsel.
Schiff Hardin was recognized in The Deal’s Top 10 Placement Agent Law Firm list for its counsel to placement agents in the deals that relied on agents.
Schiff Hardin advised The Benchmark Company as managing underwriter in Biofrontera AG’s initial public offering of 1.2 million American depositary shares (ADSs), raising $12 million, and the Nasdaq listing of Biofrontera’s ADSs.
Schiff Hardin LLP advised Soliton, Inc., a pre-revenue stage medical device company, in its initial public offering of two million shares of common stock, raising $10.4 million.
Schiff Hardin LLP advised I-Bankers Securities, Inc. as managing underwriter in GreenVision Acquisition Corp.’s initial public offering of 5 million shares, raising $50 million with an over-allotment option of $7.5 million.
Schiff Hardin LLP advised I-Bankers Securities, Inc. as managing underwriter in Proficient Alpha Acquisition Corp.’s initial public offering of 10 million shares, raising $100 million with an over-allotment option of $15 million.
Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that 59 attorneys have been listed in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, with six attorneys also being named a “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective areas of practice and location.
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Schiff Hardin advised I-Bankers Securities, Inc. as underwriter in East Stone Acquisition Corp.’s initial public offering of 12 million Units of its securities.
On July 1, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a proposed rule that implements the clawback provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act.
In June 2016, several federal agencies published a proposed rule on incentive-based compensation arrangements, which implements an important section of the Dodd-Frank Act.
With the 2016 proxy season getting started, we would like to remind clients that Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) and Glass Lewis have each made some revisions to their 2016 voting policies. If your proxy statement involves any of the following topics, you should review these updates.
The SEC has settled an enforcement action with a public company, finding that severance agreements containing a confidentiality provision and a waiver of the right to claim a whistleblower award violate the SEC rule which prohibits impeding whistleblower communications to the SEC.
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) recently announced its first use of non-prosecution agreements – in connection with three Citigroup employees accused of utilizing spoofing strategies.
With 2017 proxy season kicking off, we would like to remind clients and friends of some developments that could impact public company annual reporting for 2017.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed rule amendments last week that are intended to both simplify and modernize Regulation S-K’s disclosure requirements.
Schiff Hardin Energy & Environmental Law Adviser
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held that any claim for disgorgement in an SEC enforcement action must be commenced within five years of the date the claim accrued.
On March 27, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a petition for certiorari to decide whether a public reporting company can be held liable for damages under Rule 10b-5 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 for failure to include a disclosure mandated by an SEC rule.
The arrival of a new year marks the beginning of the annual proxy season. And this year, shareholders can expect to see a lot more climate change disclosure in 2017 corporate financials.
The Business Lawyer
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Act”) will dramatically change the tax treatment of income from many partnerships, limited liability companies, and S corporations.
On June 28, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted to amend the definition of “smaller reporting company” to allow more companies to use the scaled disclosure requirements available to smaller reporting companies.
Securities Regulation Law Journal
In continuation of the comprehensive nationwide regulatory effort to mitigate adverse effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on U.S. capital markets and ensuing market volatility, the NASDAQ Stock Market has proposed listing rule changes designed to ease the compliance burden.
In its most recent effort to mitigate adverse effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on U.S. securities markets and to ease issuers’ access to capital, the NASDAQ Stock Market implemented a temporary exception from its shareholder approval requirements through June 30, 2020, effective immediately.
The SEC has announced efforts to assist and guide market participants that may be impacted by the coronavirus. Public reporting companies should confer with their legal advisers regarding disclosure issues that may arise as a result of the global virus.
The SEC extended its previously granted public company regulatory relief and issued staff guidance yesterday regarding disclosure obligations in light of the continued complications associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued an order that grants conditional regulatory relief for certain publicly traded company filing obligations in light of the rapidly spreading coronavirus pandemic.
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) staff announced guidance to assist public companies with facilitating their upcoming annual shareholder meetings during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
On March 25, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) granted public company regulatory relief and issued Staff guidance regarding disclosure obligations in light of the continued complications associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
In anticipation of the raft of earnings releases and analyst and investor calls that will take place in the next few weeks, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a public statement in which SEC Chairman Jay Clayton and Director of the Division of Corporation Finance William Hinman urge issuers to provide robust, forward-looking disclosures regarding the impact of COVID-19 in their upcoming earnings releases and analyst and investor calls.