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Tag: SPAC

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New Rules Have SPACs Down, But Not Dead

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Soon after the Securities and Exchange Commission announced the final version of new rules to protect investors in special purpose acquisition companies, industry analysts and news outlets all but declared the so-called “blank-check” compan...

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Trump’s Loose Lips Risk Running Afoul of SEC

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Restraint has never been Donald Trump’s strong suit. The former President seemingly lashes out at any perceived slight within earshot, leading to countless public feuds with everyone from Pope Francis to C-list celebrities to the mainstream...

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Growth of SPACs Prompts Concerns Over Audit Quality

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Special purpose acquisition companies – more commonly known as SPACs – have seemingly disappeared from the investing scene in recent years. And when they do make the news, it’s usually news of the wrong kind. After a tidal wave of SPACs was...

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SEC Toughens Transparency Rules for SPACs

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We don’t hear much anymore in the compliance world about special purpose acquisition companies, more commonly known as SPACs. It tends to be bad when we do, such as last week’s news that the Securities and Exchange Commission slapped Northe...

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SEC’s New Regulatory Agenda Goes Back to the Future

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The Securities and Exchange Commission is welcoming 2024 by making what was old new again. In its updated regulatory agenda released on December 6, 2023, the agency included big-ticket items that headlined agendas in previous years, such as...

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