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Gaining whistleblower protection: engaging in activity protected by Dodd-Frank is not enough

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 19 2014

Earlier this month, a district court ruled that an employee simply engaging in activity protected by the Dodd-Frank Act's anti-retaliation provision

Supreme Court modifies class certification procedure in securities fraud class actions

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 25 2014

On June 23, 2014, the Supreme Court issued its second decision in the long-running securities fraud class action against Halliburton (Halliburton II

Circuit court denies emergency motion to stay Conflict Minerals Rule; May 31 reporting deadline remains in place

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 16 2014

On May 14, 2014, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals denied the emergency motion filed by the National Association of Manufacturers and others for a

Conflict minerals rule update: emergency motion filed for complete stay of SEC's conflict minerals rule

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 7 2014

As public companies struggle to craft disclosure in their first Form SD filings due May 31, 2014 (June 2, 2014) consistent with guidance (Guidance

SEC remains divided over conflict minerals rules; CorpFin issues guidance on compliance

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 30 2014

On April 29, 2014 Keith F. Higgins, the Director of the Division of Corporation Finance (CorpFin) at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC

Federal appeals court holds SEC conflict minerals rules violate free speech

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2014

On April 14, 2014, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, in an opinion authored by Senior Circuit Judge

Takeaways from Del. High Court's MFW ruling

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2014

Law360, New York (March 18, 2014, 9:55 PM ET) -- In a significant case of first impression, the Delaware Supreme Court, in Kahn v. M&F Worldwide Corp

U.S. District Court in Atlanta rules against the SEC in an insider trading case, describing the SEC's evidence as 'overreaching' and 'self-serving'

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2014

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) lost an insider trading case last week in federal court in the Northern District of Georgia. SEC v

No broker-customer relationship absent a direct connection to investment-related services provided by the brokerage firm

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 14 2013

A Utah federal district court is the latest to join the chorus of opinions holding that a would-be arbitration claimant cannot proceed with a FINRA

D.C. District Court upholds SEC’s conflict minerals rules, GAO report questions effectiveness on humanitarian efforts

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2013

On July 23, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia entered summary judgment in favor of the U.S. Securities and Exchange