Guide to Maintaining Confidentiality of Commercially Sensitive Information in Agreements Filed With SEC

Wall Street Lawyer

Brian V. Breheny Raquel Fox Andrew J. Brady Ryan J. Adams Caroline S. Kim Leo W. Chomiak Jeongu Gim Nicholas D. Lamparski Khadija L. Messina

Skadden attorneys answer questions regarding the SEC’s updated guidance on confidential treatment requests and expiring confidential treatment orders. The authors present a guide to the SEC rules that permit companies to redact commercially sensitive terms not material to investors from agreements to be filed with the SEC. This guide outlines applicable rules and guidance from the SEC staff and includes practical pointers.