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"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


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


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 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


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


"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


ISS releases guidelines for the 2013 proxy season
  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • USA
  • November 30 2012

After a comment period on draft policies, ISS issued its Global Benchmark Policy Guidelines on November 16, 2012


SEC releases 2012 whistleblower updates
  • Dow Lohnes PLLC
  • USA
  • December 18 2012

Section 922 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank”) amended the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, by creating Section 21F “Securities Whistleblower Incentives and Protection,” which is designed to grant monetary awards to individuals who provide original information that leads to successful enforcement actions by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”


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