As 2023 has come to a close it is time to prepare for the upcoming annual report season and this year there are multiple new requirements to be cognizant of. With annual reports being followed by proxies and first quarter 10-Q’s in rapid succession, it is important to get ahead of all the new disclosures. This blog will summarize each of the new disclosures and include some practice tips.
First, though is what is suddenly not a new requirement and in particular the share repurchase disclosures. Adopted on May 3, 2023 (see HERE) the new disclosure requirements would have taken effect for inclusion in the upcoming 10-K season. Following a successful court challenge, on November 22, 2023, the SEC issued an order postponing the effective date of the new rules pending further SEC action (see HERE). However, the SEC may not get the opportunity to resurrect the rules. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is doubling down and