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Making information about companies public: Netflix CEO’s Facebook posting prompts SEC Wells Notice
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • December 10 2012

In July this year, Reed Hastings, the CEO of Netflix Inc, posted on Facebook that Netflix’s members had enjoyed over 1 billion hours in June


SEC enforcement actions and developments
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2012

The SEC and Department of Justice have released a joint guide, "A Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act"


Other developments and cases
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2012

The US Treasury has announced that it will carry out a review of anti-money laundering rules in the US system in order to correct gaps, redunancies or inefficiencies within the system


Contentious and regulatory issues in 2008
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • April 14 2008

Litigation is growing in England, as it is in the US, as investors and counterparties seek to recover losses sustained in the credit crunch


Morrison v National Australia Bank
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • July 1 2010

In a decision of great significance to non-US issuers and their shareholders, the US Supreme Court has clarified and restricted the extra-territorial application of the anti-fraud provisions of US federal securities laws


The JOBS Act and its impact on foreign private issuers
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2012

On 5 April 2012, President Obama signed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the “JOBS Act“


Market abuseinsider dealingFSA enforcement
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • May 4 2012

The SEC has secured a substantial settlement from three men involved in an insider trading case brought against a corporate lawyer, a middle man and a Wall Street trader


Fraud, bribery and corruption
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • May 4 2012

David Green CB QC has started his role as the new Director of the SFO


How will the US "galleon" insider dealing cases impact the FSA's approach?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • November 17 2011

Last month, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) secured a record sentence against Raj Rajaratnam the founder of Galleon hedge fund, of eleven years for insider dealing


US Supreme Court rules that the SEC must bring enforcement actions within 5 years of the commission of misconduct (not when it was discovered)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2013

The US Supreme Court has ruled that a five-year statutory limitation period imposed under the US Code (28 U.S.C. 2462) runs from the date of