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News Alert: Securities and Exchange Commission Issues Final Rules on Additional 8-K Requirements and Accelerated 8-K Filing Deadlines

A news alert discussing the SEC's final release adopting substantial amendments to the disclosure requirements and filing deadlines for Current Reports on Form 8-K.  The final rules adopt eight new itemized disclosure requirements to the Current Report on Form 8-K, move two disclosure items from other periodic reports to the Form 8-K and expand two items currently required by Form 8-K. The Commission also shortened filing deadlines for Form 8-K.