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City of Harrisburg settles with SEC on Rule 10b-5 violations

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 15 2013

Recently, the SEC settled with the City of Harrisburg (City) over violations of Rule 10b-5 in connection with material misstatements and omissions

House Bill 569 changes Florida's campaign finance law

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 2 2013

On May 1, 2013, Governor Rick Scott signed into law House Bill 569 (HB569), which enacts sweeping changes to Florida's campaign finance laws. The

Lees v. Carthage College: a Seventh Circuit decision on the admissibility of expert testimony for the standard of care

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 20 2013

The Seventh Circuit recently issued two opinions with interesting evidentiary issues. We wrote about the multiple levels of hearsay in Jordan v

Elmbrook School District v. Doe: will the U.S. Supreme Court rule on the constitutionality of holding public high school graduations in Elmbrook Church?

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 11 2013

During its conference this Friday, April 12, the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to consider Elmbrook School District's petition for a writ of

Eased sanctions present new opportunities and risks

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • Libya, Myanmar, USA, Yemen
  • -
  • April 1 2013

The past two years have witnessed substantial changes in the scope and effect of U.S. economic sanctions. In most instances, such as Iran and Syria

Supreme Court hears argument on states’ ability to exclude public records access for non-citizens

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 21 2013

On February 20, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in McBurney v. Young, No. 12-17, a case with potentially major implications for

Consumers have another channel to make complaints

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 8 2013

Many cities and municipalities have non-emergency "hotlines" designed to provide access to non-urgent municipal services (e.g., tree trimming, dead

Chicago joins CFPB in information-sharing partnership; city takes additional measures

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 6 2012

In a first-of-its-kind partnership with a municipality, CFPB Director Richard Cordray and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel jointly announced a framework for sharing of information between the City and the CFPB

Lamar Smith new chair of House Committee on Science, Space and Technology; impact on NNI?

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 1 2012

In a move which could favorably impact the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI), House Congressional Republicans recently selected Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) to chair the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is challenged as unconstitutional

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2012

This past Thursday, June 21, 2012, the State National Bank of Big Spring (“National Bank’”), the Competitive Enterprise Institute (“CEI”), and the 60 Plus Association, Inc. (“the Association”), filed suit against the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”), the U.S. Department of the Treasury and various financial officials, including Richard Cordray, Director of the CFPB, in their official capacities