John Filar Atwood is the Associate Managing Editor for WSB Newsletters in the Securities group of Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. A contributor to Securities Regulation Daily, he has written and edited securities-related publications for 30 years. His areas of focus include initial public offerings, registration statements and other SEC filings, SEC rulemaking, international regulatory developments and SEC no-action letters.
He serves as editor of SEC Filings Insight, International Securities and Financial Reporting Update, and SEC No-Action Letter Weekly. He is also a contributor to SEC Today and PCAOB Reporter. He writes a weekly update for IPO Vital Signs entitled IPO Week. John has also contributed to publications focused on the Employee Retirement Income and Security Act, immigration law and government ethics.
John is a graduate of the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia.