The Staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Division of Corporation Finance (Staff) issued guidance yesterday providing its views regarding disclosure and other securities law obligations companies should consider with respect to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and related business and market disruptions.

In addition, the Staff announced that it is extending the filing period deadlines covered by its previously enacted conditional reporting relief for certain public company filing obligations, and is also extending regulatory relief previously provided to funds and investment advisers, whose operations may be affected by COVID-19.

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