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SEC proposes rules for enacting crowdfunding provisions of JOBS Act
  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • USA
  • October 31 2013

On October 23, 2013, the SEC proposed rules under the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the "JOBS Act") to permit companies to offer and sell


FTC releases updated guides on deceptive marketing practices by for-profit educational institutions
  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • USA
  • November 22 2013

For-profit schools and other higher education companies face increased exposure for deceptive marketing practices as a result of the Federal Trade


Summary of impact of 2013 federal government partial shutdown on postsecondary institutions
  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • USA
  • October 14 2013

As the federal government partial "shutdown" concludes its second week, the long-term implications for postsecondary institutions and students


"The implications of patent rulings with limited remedies"
  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • USA
  • January 30 2013

David Long and Matthew Rizzolo co-authored "The Implications of Patent Rulings With Limited Remedies" which was published by All Things Digital


"MOOCcs and consequences"
  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • USA
  • February 4 2013

Michael Goldstein and Matthew Rizzolo co-authored "MOOCs and Consequences" which was published in College Planning and Management Magazine. It should


SEC issues guidance on use of social media in the context of regulation FD disclosures
  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • USA
  • April 5 2013

On July 3, 2012, the CEO of Netflix, Inc., Reed Hastings, used his personal Facebook account to announce that Netflix had reached a milestone


SEC grants no-action relief from broker-dealer registration for two internet-based investment portals
  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • USA
  • May 10 2013

The SEC recently issued two No-Action letters providing relief from registering as a broker-dealer under Section 15(b) of the Securities Exchange Act


SEC releases guidance on conflict minerals reporting
  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • Democratic Republic of Congo, USA
  • June 6 2013

On May 30, 2013, the SEC provided frequently asked questions and answers as guidance on the disclosure required by Rule 13p-1 of the Securities


"Whistleblowers are our best weapon against fraud"
  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • USA
  • February 5 2013

In the late 1980s, total health care fraud recoveries from whistleblower lawsuits averaged $5 million to $10 million a year. Last year, the U.S


Supreme Court clarifies use of the discovery rule in SEC enforcement actions
  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • USA
  • March 11 2013

On February 27, 2013, in Gabelli et al. v. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Supreme Court resolved the issue of when the statute of