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Erik Gerding, Director, Division of Corporation Finance, released a statement on the preferred methods to disclose certain cybersecurity incidents.  Mr. Gerding noted “The cybersecurity rules that the Commission adopted on July 26, 2023 require public companies to disclose material cybersecurity incidents under Item 1.05 of Form 8-K.  If a company chooses to disclose a cybersecurity

The SEC adopted amendments to its rules under the Securities Act of 1933 and Securities Exchange Act of 1934 that will require registrants to provide certain climate related information in their registration statements and annual reports. The final rules will require information about a registrant’s climate-related risks that have materially impacted, or are reasonably likely

It appears the lone ISS policy update for the US will be to Severance Agreements for Executives/Golden Parachutes.

ISS will vote on a case-by-case basis  on shareholder proposals requiring that executive severance (including change-in-control related) arrangements or payments be submitted for shareholder ratification.

Factors that will be considered include, but are not limited to:

  • The

The SEC adopted final rules requiring registrants to disclose material cybersecurity incidents they experience and to disclose on an annual basis material information regarding their cybersecurity risk management, strategy, and governance.

Form 8-K Item 1.05 – Material Cybersecurity Incidents

Required Disclosure

Form 8-K, Item 1.05 provides that if a registrant experiences a cybersecurity incident that

The SEC has adopted final amendments requiring disclosures related to issuers’ share repurchases. The amendments will require domestic issuers to:

  • Disclose daily repurchase activity quarterly;
  • Check a box indicating if certain directors or officers traded in the relevant securities within four business days before or after the public announcement of an issuer’s repurchase plan or