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Jan 27, 2016

It’s Annual Report Time—Helpful Tips for the Preparation of 2015 Form 20-F

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It is that time of the year for a large number of non-US companies to prepare their annual reports on Form 20-F. For companies with a calendar year-end, the Form 20-Fs must be filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) by 30 April 2016.

To help you with the preparation of this year’s annual reports, we highlight the following recent developments, trends and topics that, based on SEC comments over the past year, may be important focus areas of the SEC review process in 2016.

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David Dixter

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Jacques McChesney

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Pawel J. Szaja

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Mehran Massih

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Jonathan Handyside

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Andreas Löhdefink

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Counsel

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Partner

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