Jenner & Block

“How to Stay SEC-Compliant after Virus Brings Bad Market News,” Bloomberg

In their article, Jenner & Block Partners Charles D. Riely, Reid J. Schar and Jeffrey R. Shuman explain how public companies can stay SEC-compliant during the coronavirus pandemic.  As they observe: “Bad news, especially at a time of general market uncertainty, presents a heightened risk that companies will run afoul of their obligations under Regulation Fair Disclosure (preventing selective disclosure) and that insiders will violate the insider trading laws.”  They outline the risks and how to avoid potential pitfalls.