Emily Nash


In brief On May 21, 2024, Erik Gerding, Director of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Division of Corporate Finance, issued a statement1 clarifying the SEC’s expectations for cybersecurity incident disclosures under the new Form 8-K Item 1.05. Gerding’s statement clarified that Item 1.05 disclosures should be reserved for material cybersecurity incidents, and voluntary disclosures of immaterial incidents, or of incidents before a materiality determination has been made, should be provided under a different item of…