Alert February 23, 2010

Goodwin Procter Issues Client Alert on Recent SEC Staff Guidance Regarding Section 13 and Section 16 Compliance

Goodwin Procter’s M&A/Corporate Governance Practice issued a Client Alert that discusses compliance and disclosure interpretations (“CDIs”), recently issued by the staff of the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance, concerning Sections 13(d) and 13(g) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”).  The Client Alert also addresses recent developments under Section 16 of the Exchange Act that are consequences of the Section 13 CDIs, as well as recent case law involving Sections 13 and 16.