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Hedge funds word of the day accelerated share repurchase

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 16 2014

Latham & Watkins partner Rafal Gawlowski explains the Hedge Funds term Accelerated Share Repurchase, a method used by an issuer to buy back its own

Referral fees and commission sharing when may broker-dealers share their fees with non-brokers?

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 16 2014

FINRA recently filed proposed rule changes with the SEC addressing when broker-dealers may pay referral fees or otherwise share compensation with

SDNY dismisses extraterritorial SOX and Dodd Frank whistleblower claims

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 16 2014

Failing to heed a powerful message from the Second Circuit, overseas plaintiffs are continuing to seek to pursue SOX and Dodd-Frank whistleblower

ISS considering changing course on independent chair shareholder proposals

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 16 2014

ISS is requesting feedback on a change to its voting policy on independent chair shareholder proposals. ISS' current policy is to generally recommend

USA: highest ever SEC whistleblower bounty awarded

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 16 2014

On September 22, the SEC reported that it expected to provide an award of more than $30 million to a whistleblower who provided key information which

No subject matter waiver unless disclosures were selective, manipulative, and strategic

  • Jenner & Block
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  • USA
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  • October 15 2014

In Freedman v. Weatherford International Ltd., No. 12 Civ. 2121 (S.D.N.Y. July 25, 2014), the district court held that disclosures of internal

Court certifies interpretation of “whistleblower” for interlocutory appeal

  • Jenner & Block
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  • USA
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  • October 15 2014

A Nebraska federal district court, which previously held that a former executive qualified as a "whistleblower" under the Dodd-Frank Act despite

Securities-swap agreements based on foreign exchanges not subject to U.S. laws

  • Jenner & Block
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 15 2014

The Second Circuit affirmed the dismissal of plaintiffs' securities fraud claims because the securities-based swap agreements at issue referenced

Privacy & cybersecurity update, issue 3 - October, 2014

  • Jones Day
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  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Taiwan, USA
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  • October 15 2014

On August 1, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") issued a report on mobile shopping applications. In it, the FTC found that such apps often fail to

Corporate state of mind in securities cases: the Sixth Circuit blazes a new trail

  • Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC
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  • USA
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  • October 15 2014

Analysis of the corporate mens rea is, by definition, contrived and one with which federal courts have struggled. Unlike instances where an