News analysis

  • Will the structure of Asian convertibles change?

    24 February 2009

    Convertible bonds are being restructured with lower conversion premiums, synthetic stock-borrow and more investor protection

  • You have to be a beneficial owner

    19 February 2009

    Does a person have to disclose cooperation with a significant shareholder in a US company even if it doesn’t own shares?

  • No need for scepticism on Cifir

    11 February 2009

    John White, ex-Director of Corporation Finance at the SEC, identifies Cifir recommendations as good ideas and talks about the elephant in the room: proxy access

  • Reporting was saved by Sox

    11 February 2009

    John White, who just stepped down as SEC Director of Corporation Finance, defends Sarbanes-Oxley and looks at what may lie ahead at the SEC