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On July 1, 2019, SEC rules regarding the disclosure of hedging policies or practices became effective.  New Item 407(i) of Regulation S-K requires public companies to provide, among other items:

  • A summary of the company’s hedging policies or the full text of such policies;
  • The categories of hedging transactions that are either specifically allowed or disallowed;
  • The effect of hedging policies on all employees and directors; and
  • If no hedging policy is in effect, a statement that no such policy is in effect.

The new rule applies to proxy statements for fiscal years beginning on or ...

This week, the SEC released proposed rules intended to implement Section 955 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank”), which would require SEC reporting companies to disclose in their annual meeting proxy statements whether the company permits its employees (including officers) and directors to hedge equity securities of the company. 

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