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The Securities Edge launches Bob’s Upticks

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To our readers: As you may have noticed, this week we launched a new feature for The Securities Edge.  We call our new feature “Bob’s Upticks,” which will be authored by our very own Bob Lamm.  We are excited to add this new “blog within a blog” and to share Bob’s extensive and deep securities… Continue Reading

Nasdaq annual listing fees are going up, up (but not away)

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In late August, Nasdaq announced changes to their annual listing fees.  Generally, the fees will increase effective January 1, 2015, but Nasdaq is also adopting an all-inclusive annual fee and eliminating its quarterly fees.  The new annual fee will now include fees related to listing additional shares, record-keeping changes, and substitution listing events.  The all-inclusive… Continue Reading

Bob Lamm joins The Securities Edge (and returns to Gunster)

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The Securities Edge is excited to announce a new blogger to the fold: Bob Lamm!  After a 12-year “hiatus”, Bob has rejoined Gunster.   Bob is widely considered a national expert in the securities and corporate governance space and frequently speaks and writes on securities law, corporate governance, and related topics. Bob’s unparalleled depth of experience will prove to be… Continue Reading

Effect of government shutdown on SEC

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While the U.S. government over the past few years seems to be in a constant state of imminent closure, it finally has happened.  What does this mean to issuers?  At the moment, as Broc Romanek blogged about today, it will be business as usual (at least for the SEC).  For the next few weeks, the… Continue Reading

Please consider nominating The Securities Edge for the 7th Annual Blawg 100

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Dear Readers, The ABA Journal is soliciting nominations for law blogs to include in their 7th Annual Blawg 100.   Essentially, the American Bar Association puts together a list each year to honor the legal blogs that have the most impact.  If you like what you read on our blog, we are asking you to consider… Continue Reading

Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals – Southeastern Chapter coming to Florida on June 6

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Gunster and the Southeastern Chapter of the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals are jointly hosting a complimentary event in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on June 6.  The two-hour program will feature the following speakers:  SEC update: what’s on the mind of the staff … and the new SEC chair? Brian V. Breheny, Partner, Skadden,… Continue Reading

The Securities Edge celebrates two years!

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We wanted to thank all of our followers and readers in helping make The Securities Edge so successful.  This week marks the second anniversary of our blog (including our run on the Gunster Blog)!  Each month we see increasing traffic, which tells us that we must be doing something right, but as always, please give… Continue Reading

SEC Seeks Public Comments on Short Sale Disclosure

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Pursuant to Section 417 of the Dodd-Frank Act, the SEC’s Division of Risk, Strategy and Financial Innovation is undertaking two current studies involving short selling. The first study focuses on the state of short selling on national securities exchanges and in the over-the-counter markets.  The SEC is seeking comments to complete its second study involving… Continue Reading

Effect of Shutdown of United States Government on Securities and Exchange Commission

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Assuming that Congress and the President cannot agree on either a continuing resolution to fund the operations of the United States’ government or a budget prior to midnight, the SEC will immediately suspend most of its operations.  According to the SEC’s contingency plan, of its 3,969 employees only 332 will report to work during the… Continue Reading