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FTC releases updated guides on deceptive marketing practices by for-profit educational institutions

  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 22 2013

For-profit schools and other higher education companies face increased exposure for deceptive marketing practices as a result of the Federal Trade

SEC proposes rules for enacting crowdfunding provisions of JOBS Act

  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 31 2013

On October 23, 2013, the SEC proposed rules under the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the "JOBS Act") to permit companies to offer and sell

Summary of impact of 2013 federal government partial shutdown on postsecondary institutions

  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 14 2013

As the federal government partial "shutdown" concludes its second week, the long-term implications for postsecondary institutions and students

Gainful Employment working group proposals will set stage for second round of negotiated rulemaking

  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2013

With the recent conclusion of the first negotiated rulemaking session between the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and non-federal negotiators

SEC approves final rule amendments allowing for general solicitation and general advertising in Rule 506 and Rule 144a offerings

  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 11 2013

On Wednesday, June 10, 2013, the SEC approved amendments to Rule 506, Rule 144A and Form D to accommodate Section 201(a) of the JOBS Act, which

SEC releases guidance on conflict minerals reporting

  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • -
  • Democratic Republic of Congo, USA
  • -
  • June 6 2013

On May 30, 2013, the SEC provided frequently asked questions and answers as guidance on the disclosure required by Rule 13p-1 of the Securities

SEC grants no-action relief from broker-dealer registration for two internet-based investment portals

  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 10 2013

The SEC recently issued two No-Action letters providing relief from registering as a broker-dealer under Section 15(b) of the Securities Exchange Act

SEC issues guidance on use of social media in the context of regulation FD disclosures

  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 5 2013

On July 3, 2012, the CEO of Netflix, Inc., Reed Hastings, used his personal Facebook account to announce that Netflix had reached a milestone

Supreme Court finds materiality not required for class certification for securities fraud class actions

  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 11 2013

On February 27, 2013, in Amgen Inc. et al. V. Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds, the Supreme Court held that materiality is not a required

Supreme Court clarifies use of the discovery rule in SEC enforcement actions

  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 11 2013

On February 27, 2013, in Gabelli et al. v. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Supreme Court resolved the issue of when the statute of