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Court decides Sarbanes-Oxley is intended for a different kettle of fish
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2015

By a surprisingly narrow margin, the U.S. Supreme Court recently spared future fishermen from facing up to 20 years in prison for destroying their


The fish tale and the U.S. Supreme Court: Part II: court decides Sarbanes-Oxley is intended for a different kettle of fish
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2015

By a surprisingly narrow margin, the U.S. Supreme Court recently spared future fishermen from facing up to 20 years in prison for destroying their


U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider "fraud-on-the-market" presumption in securities fraud class actions
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2013

On November 15, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it would revisit the "fraud-on-the-market" presumption that it adopted 25 years ago


Jury to decide SEC's case against feeder fund in Ponzi scheme
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • October 29 2013

The SEC's case against a hedge fund owner who allegedly funneled hundreds of millions into a $3.5 billion Ponzi scheme will be left up to a


SEC requires first admission of wrongdoing under revised settlement policy
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2013

On August 19, 2013, the SEC announced that it settled with a hedge fund and its manager (the defendants) and required them to admit wrongdoing. In


SEC further limits ability of companies to settle on a "no admit, no deny" basis
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2013

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently further limited the ability of companies to settle claims without admitting to the SEC's


SEC conflict minerals rule upheld by the federal district court
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2013

On July 23, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia rejected the plaintiffs' challenge of the SEC's conflict minerals rule and


SEC files initial brief in conflict minerals rule case
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2013

The SEC recently filed its initial brief in the case pending in the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in which the National


SOX whistleblower protection expanded by a federal appeals court
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2013

A federal appeals court recently made it substantially easier for plaintiffs to assert claims that they were fired for "whistleblowing" activity


Supreme Court's decision reshapes class certification for future securities class actions
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2013

On February 27, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court addressed a long-standing circuit split on the issue of whether, when bringing a securities fraud class