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Uncertainty continues for the SEC’s conflict minerals reporting regime after D.C. Circuit confirms First Amendment violation
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2015

On Aug. 18, 2015, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in a 2-1 decision upheld its April 2014 ruling in National


U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission investigates Washington-based regional center
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2015

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) filed a civil fraud suit on August 24, 2015 against a Seattle developer, who had raised $125


Supreme Court issues guidance on disclosure of opinions in registration statements
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2015

In a highly anticipated opinion issued earlier this week in Omnicare, Inc. v. Laborers District Council Construction Industry Pension Fund, 575 U.S


Georgia investment advisor launches Article II constitutional challenge to the SEC’s use of ALJs and seeks discovery
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • February 20 2015

Yesterday, Gray Financial Group, Inc. ("Gray"), an Atlanta based investment advisor and Greenberg Traurig client, and two of its officers filed a


Gaining whistleblower protection: engaging in activity protected by Dodd-Frank is not enough
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2014

Earlier this month, a district court ruled that an employee simply engaging in activity protected by the Dodd-Frank Act's anti-retaliation provision


Supreme Court modifies class certification procedure in securities fraud class actions
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2014

On June 23, 2014, the Supreme Court issued its second decision in the long-running securities fraud class action against Halliburton (Halliburton II


Circuit court denies emergency motion to stay Conflict Minerals Rule; May 31 reporting deadline remains in place
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2014

On May 14, 2014, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals denied the emergency motion filed by the National Association of Manufacturers and others for a


Conflict minerals rule update: emergency motion filed for complete stay of SEC's conflict minerals rule
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2014

As public companies struggle to craft disclosure in their first Form SD filings due May 31, 2014 (June 2, 2014) consistent with guidance (Guidance


SEC remains divided over conflict minerals rules; CorpFin issues guidance on compliance
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2014

On April 29, 2014 Keith F. Higgins, the Director of the Division of Corporation Finance (CorpFin) at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC


Federal appeals court holds SEC conflict minerals rules violate free speech
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2014

On April 14, 2014, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, in an opinion authored by Senior Circuit Judge