2012-01-03 SEC Announces Changes to Policy of Review of Confidential Submissions by Foreign Private Issuers

This newsletter contains a short publication outlining recent changes to SEC policies regarding confidential submissions by foreign private issuers.

The SEC recently announced changes to the policy that allows first-time registration statements from foreign private issuers to be submitted as a non-public document for staff review and comments prior to the registration statement being made public on EDGAR. The attached short publication provides an overview of the issue.