SEC Continues to Streamline and Update Disclosure Requirements

27 March 2019
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Key takeaways:
  • On March 20, 2019, the SEC announced the adoption of final rules intended to simplify and modernize the disclosure requirements of public companies, investment companies and investment advisers pursuant to a FAST Act mandate.
  • The adopted amendments are largely consistent with those proposed by the SEC on October 11, 2017.
  • Among the most notable changes are various updates with respect to the filing and content of exhibits, as well as the related process for confidential treatment requests.