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

  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
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  • USA
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  • 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

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

  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
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  • 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

"MOOCcs and consequences"

  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 4 2013

Michael Goldstein and Matthew Rizzolo co-authored "MOOCs and Consequences" which was published in College Planning and Management Magazine. It should

"Pendulum still swinging on consumer arbitration clauses"

  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 10 2012

Peter Coffman authors "Pendulum still swinging on consumer arbitration clauses" in Thomson Reuters' News & Insight

Court of Appeals reverses in part Department of Education's efforts to expand misrepresentation rules

  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 12 2012

Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued its long-awaited decision in the case brought by the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU) challenging, among other Program Integrity provisions, the U.S. Department of Education’s 2010 misrepresentation regulations

US Court of Appeals strikes down federal distance learning rule

  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 6 2012

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit issued its decision yesterday in the lawsuit brought by the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU) to overturn or revise key aspects of the “Program Integrity Regulations” that were published on October 29, 2010 and went into effect, with minor exceptions, on July 1, 2011

Supreme Court affirms right of patent applicants to introduce new evidence on appeal

  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 18 2012

Today (18 Apr), in Kappos v. Hyatt, the Supreme Court affirmed that a patent applicant may introduce new evidence at the district court in an appeal of a denial of patent claims from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO

What the H&R Block merger opinion can tell us about the AT&TT-Mobile merger case

  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 16 2011

On November 10, 2011, Judge Beryl Howell, of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, released her 86-page opinion enjoining H&R Block (HRB) from acquiring TaxAct

SEC bulletin: D.C. Circuit vacates proxy access rule

  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 25 2011

In August 2010, the SEC adopted a proxy access rule that sought to impose a requirement on companies to include information about stockholder nominees for directors in a company’s proxy statement and on the proxy card if the nominees met specified criteria, and the stockholders making such nominations held shares representing at least three percent of the company’s outstanding voting power and had held such shares for at least the last three years

The unborn calf lives the Supreme Court decides Stanford v. Roche

  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 7 2011

Yesterday, in Stanford v. Roche, the Supreme Court confirmed the importance of the advice we gave in October of 2009