Aside from disclosure regulations, the factors include politics, markets, investor demand, the business climate, and competition.
The commission and Congress have actually done much to ease the way for new IPOs, a capital markets attorney says.
The commission is seeking to help investors make informed choices "without imposing unnecessary burdens of time and money on issuers."
The lighter disclosure required of companies that go public under the law ends up costing them a significant chunk of cash, research finds.
Despite new guidance on how to calculate the ratio, questions as to the rule's usefulness persist.
Freewheeling reporting rules on other comprehensive income set the stage for earnings management, researchers assert.
The use of effective internal controls around sustainability performance data is not just a 'nice to have'; it’s a must-have.
Researchers find that companies' political connections may boost SEC scrutiny rather than deter it.
Oil and natural gas production dropped by almost 1% in Q2, adding to the challenges facing new CEO Darren Woods.
Increased disclosure "may render alternatives for raising capital, such as the private markets, increasingly attractive to companies," Jay Clayton…