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Should entrepreneurs care about crowdfunding? It depends on the crowd

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2014

It has been more than two years since the JOBS Act was passed and almost nine months since the SEC proposed crowdfunding rules but still no

SEC issues statement on the recent Court of Appeals decision on the conflict minerals rule

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • Democratic Republic of Congo, USA
  • -
  • April 30 2014

We reported previously on the ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit striking down the part of the SEC's

First conflict mineral report filed on Form SD

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 24 2014

On April 24, 2014, Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Ltd. (Siliconware) earned the distinction of being the first registrant to file a conflict

U.S. Appeals Court strikes down part of SEC conflict minerals rules, upholds key parts

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 18 2014

On April 14, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued its ruling in the challenge to the SEC's conflict

Substantial risk of forfeiture guidance clarifies when Section 16 short-swing profit liability can defer taxation of equity compensation awards

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2014

Legend had it at my law school that one day, a lost student walked into a torts class and asked the professor if this class was wills, trusts, and

FINRA invites comment on rules that will govern limited corporate financing brokers

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 7 2014

FINRA (the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) is soliciting public comment on a proposed rule set (LCFB Rule 14-09) for firms that meet the

SEC issues no-action letter regarding transfer of ownership of privately held companies

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 21 2014

Earlier this month, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a no-action letter indicating the staff of the Division of Trading and

SEC agrees to first ever deferred prosecution agreement with an individual

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 14 2013

A "deferred prosecution agreement" (or DPA) is not a new concept to government prosecutors or to SEC Chairman Mary Jo White, but it is new to the SEC

SAC Capital breaks its own record, settles insider trading charges for $1.2 billion

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 6 2013

In March, an affiliate of SAC Capital agreed to a record high settlement of $616 million for charges of insider trading. As it turned out, the SEC

SEC proposes rules for crowdfunding securities offerings

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 24 2013

The SEC voted unanimously to propose rules regulating the offering and selling of securities through "crowdfunding". Crowdfunding - a method of