SEC Adopts Final Rules Affecting SPACs and De-SPACs and Provides Related Guidance

On January 24, 2024, the Securities and Exchange Commission () adopted final rules that impose significant additional procedural and disclosure requirements on initial public offerings () by special purpose acquisition companies () and in business combination transactions involving SPACs (de-SPACs). The rules will become effective 125 days after publication in the Federal Register. It is possible, however, that the rules may be subject to a legal challenge and the effective date could be delayed.
Source: SEC Adopts Final Rules Affecting SPACs and De-SPACs and Provides Related Guidance