John Filar Atwood is the Associate Managing Editor, Current Awareness in the Securities division of Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. He has been with the company since 1985. A contributor to Securities Regulation Daily, he has written and edited securities-related publications for more than 30 years. His areas of expertise include initial public offerings, SEC no-action letters, registration statements and other SEC filings, SEC rulemaking, and international regulatory developments. John 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 has an undergraduate degree in English from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia.
John Filar Atwood