US Corporate Law News: Corporation finance staff to continue to enhance transparency of staff actions


On August 20, 2018, the SEC Division of Corporation Finance announced that it will continue its efforts to increase transparency by releasing certain documents on EDGAR relating to actions taken by the SEC that have not been otherwise been made available by the SEC. This change follows an announcement earlier this summer that Corp Fin would begin releasing certain staff communications sent to issuers during the filing review process on EDGAR. On October 1, Corp Fin will begin publishing certain orders regarding grants and denials for regulatory relief by the SEC. Corp Fin intends to continue their efforts to increase transparency in later phases which will include the publication of additional documentation including actions taken by Corp Fin staff. For more information see https://www.sec.gov/corpfin/announcement/division-staff-enhance-transparency-of-staff-actions.