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ABI guidance on share allotment authorities, BERR consultation on notice periods for meetings, FSA clarifies disclosure requirements
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 20 2009

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has recently issued new guidance on the extent of the general allotment authority (under s.80, Companies Act 1985) which it regards as acceptable for listed companies

A comparative regulatory guide to listing in Hong Kong, London, New York and Toronto
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Canada, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • February 10 2010

There are two listing standards for NYSE: the Non-U.S. Standards for non-U.S. companies (which is further subdivided into two sets of standards worldwide and domestic under which non-U.S. companies may qualify for listing) and the U.S. Standards for domestic companies

HSBC new stamp duty GLO
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 2 2010

On 1 October 2009 the ECJ decision in HSBC Holdings plc, Vidacos Nominees Ltd v HM Revenue & Customs that held that the 1.5 charge to SDRT when securities were issued through clearance services where no charge would otherwise be imposed was a breach to EU Law

This week in securities litigation (September 16, 2011)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • September 16 2011

As the week drew to a close, reports surfaced of a rogue trader who had run up $2 billion in trading losses at UBS in London while the SEC reportedly is expanding its market crisis probe

This week in securities litigation (December 9, 2011)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • December 9 2011

The collapse of MF Global was a key topic on Capital Hill this week

Former Innospec Inc executive charged
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • November 18 2011

Former Innospec Inc executive, Dr David Turner, was charged at a London court for allegedly bribing Iraqi and Indonesian officials between 2002 and 2008 to secure government contracts

Securities litigation trends abroad
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Australia, Canada, Japan, United Kingdom
  • February 6 2012

The number of actions settled by the SEC in the last fiscal year remained essentially constant, according to a report prepared by NERA Economic Consulting

Two regulators, two stockbrokers and two fraudulent schemes
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • November 7 2012

November 5, 2012 proved to be a significant day for financial regulators

A tale of two Ponzi schemes
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • September 19 2012

Ponzi schemes seem to be everywhere

This week in securities litigation (week ending October 26, 2012)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • October 26 2012

The focus this week was on white collar criminal securities cases