Year 3 of the SEC under President Trump

04 December 2018

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Over the year ahead, the Securities and Exchange Commission is expected to face a full slate of challenges related to corporate governance and financial disclosure. In particular, the Commission will be reviewing the possible regulation of proxy advisory firms and studying a switch to biannual reporting, among other issues.

To find out what market observers see as the best ways to address these matters, Mergermarket on behalf of Toppan Vintage spoke with four experts.

Points of discussion include:

  • Is the regulation of proxy advisory firms necessary and what effect would it have on the market?
  • What benefits and drawbacks would accompany a switch to a biannual reporting period?
  • What safeguards should companies put in place to prevent disclosure issues on social media?