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CFPB’s Proposed Arbitration Rule Prompts Thousands of Comments
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2016

The comment period for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)'s proposed arbitration rulemaking ended on Monday, and the Bureau received


ISDA Launches 2016 Variation Margin Protocol to Facilitate Compliance With Margin Rules
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • Global, USA
  • August 23 2016

On August 16, 2016, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) published the ISDA 2016 Variation Margin Protocol (VM Protocol


Activist Investor Settles DOJ Premerger Notification Case for Record $11 Million
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2016

On July 12, 2016, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that it had reached a settlement in its landmark lawsuit against activist investor


SEC Announces Settlement with Investment Advisory Firm Regarding Alleged Failure to Disclose Costs to Investors
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2016

On July 14, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced the settlement of an enforcement action against RiverFront Investment Group


SEC Loses Chief of the SEC’s Office of the Whistleblower
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • Ireland, USA
  • July 14 2016

On Friday, July 8, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced Sean McKessey, Chief of the SEC's Office of the Whistleblower, will


DOJ’s First Corporate Enforcement Action Under Pilot Program
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • July 5 2016

In April 2016, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced its Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Enforcement Plan and Guidance, which includes a one-year


SEC’s IT Security Under Attack as It Attacks Others
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2016

The inspector general (IG) of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reported last week that the SEC has not sufficiently implemented


SEC Highlights Model Response to Evidence of FCPA Violations, Announces Non-Prosecution Agreements
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2016

On June 7, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced two non-prosecution agreements (NPAs) following a pair of investigations into


A Circuit Split is Born. Eleventh Circuit Rules Declaratory Relief and Disgorgement Sought by the SEC Are Subject to 5-Year Statute of Limitations. Injunctive Relief is Not
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2016

On May 26th, the Eleventh Circuit held that declaratory relief and disgorgement sought by the SEC are subject to the 5-year statute of limitations


The SDNY Provides Guidance on a Company’s Duty to Disclose Government Investigations
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2016

Due to the absence of instructive case law and interpretative guidance from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), companies are often