Tag: Interest rates

High Interest Rates Undercut Consumer Demand, Leads to Securities Suit Filing | The D&O Diary

Throughout the year, macroeconomic considerations have been an important factor in the number of securities class action lawsuit filings, including economic inflation, and supply chain and labor supply disruption. Another important factor has been rising interest rates, which, among other things contributed to several high-profile bank failures earlier this year, and which in turn led to the filing of follow-on…

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SEC Presses Companies to Vet Interest Rate Threat for Investors

SEC officials are looking for robust disclosures from companies this annual report filing season detailing the threat to their businesses posed by interest rates that remain at historic highs. US companies should refer to 1997 disclosure guidance as they draft updates to market risk disclosures including interest rate sensitivity assessments, said Lindsay McCord, chief accountant for the Securities and Exchange…

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Liquidity and Interest Income Concerns Draw Securities Suit Against Bank | The D&O Diary

Earlier this year, challenges arising from rising interest rates, as well as concerns surrounding liquidity and other issues, led to three of the largest banking failures in U.S. history. The three that failed were not the only banks facing challenges in the rising interest rate environment, and while there have been no further failures since May, questions from the turbulence…

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