• Public Disclosure Requirements for Private Companies: U.S. vs. Europe
  • October 26, 2012 | Authors: Elena D. Bojilova; Howard M. Liebman; Marilyn W. Sonnie
  • Law Firms: Jones Day - Brussels Office ; Jones Day - New York Office
  • The mandated disclosure regime for publicly traded companies is similar in the U.S. and Europe, and significant disclosure is required. By contrast, the requirements for U.S. companies that are not public companies required to register with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") are significantly less than those for private companies in Europe (including private European subsidiaries of U.S. public companies).