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2005-06-29 19:57:03

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Companies selling stock to thepublic will be allowed to talk much more freely under a ruleapproved on Wednesday in a unanimous vote by the U.S.Securities and Exchange Commission. Moving to overhaul 1930s-era rules against misleading hypein stock offerings, the SEC voted to largely drop the so-called"quiet period" preceding offerings for very large companies andto clarify what can be said about initial public offerings. Under the old rules, last year's IPO by Internet...

2005-06-29 16:26:25

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Companies selling stock to thepublic will be allowed to talk more freely under a ruleapproved on Wednesday in a unanimous vote by the U.S.Securities and Exchange Commission. Moving to overhaul 1930s-era rules against misleading hypein stock offerings, the SEC voted to largely drop the so-called"quiet period" preceding offerings for very large companies. The SEC said the new rules are meant to reflect the greatlyexpanded volume and scrutiny now given stock offerings...