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October 17, 2019

New ABA book is an essential resource on public company disclosure requirements

CHICAGO, Oct. 17, 2019 — Just published by the American Bar Association, “What Must Public Companies Disclose? A Primer” by Stephanie Tsacoumis is a guidebook on the disclosure requirements applicable to public companies and their executive officers and directors. It covers the history and context of the Security and Exchange Commission’s disclosure rules and addresses critical disclosure issues and fundamental concepts.

“What Must Public Companies Disclose?” offers straightforward explanations of disclosure requirements, along with examples and practical tips. Common disclosure situations such as earnings announcements, projections and disclosure of executive compensation and non-GAAP financial information are addressed. Additionally, SEC guidance and comments on key disclosures are highlighted.

This book is a must-read whether you seek a general introduction to the SEC’s disclosure regime or more nuanced insight into relevant disclosure topics.

Tsacoumis is a recognized securities law practitioner and professor at Georgetown Law Center. Drawing on her long experience representing public companies and their boards of directors and serving as in-house general counsel, she is known for conveying complex legal concepts in a pragmatic, easy-to-understand manner. Tsacoumis is a frequent speaker and author on corporate, securities, compliance and governance topics.

Title:What Must Public Companies Disclose? A Primer
Publisher: ABA Publishing
Pages: 306
Product Code: 1620778
ISBN: 9781641054584
Size: 6 x 9, Paperback and eBook
Price: $59.95
Orders: 800-285-2221 or

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