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Class actions update November 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, USA
  • November 6 2014

Since the release of the June update, the Productivity Commission has continued to receive submissions in response to its draft report on access to


US SEC secures record-breaking $600m settlement in insider trading case
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2013

The largest ever settlement in an insider trading case was filed yesterday, requiring hedge fund advisory firm CR Intrinsic - an affiliate of S.A.C


US federal appeals court limits extraterritorial application of anti-fraud provisions of the U.S. federal securities laws
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • September 3 2014

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit inParkcentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings, SE, 11-397-CV (2d Cir. N.Y. Aug. 15


SEC lifts general solicitation ban for Rule 144A and Rule 506 offerings
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2013

The US Securities and Exchange Commission adopts final rules eliminating the prohibition on general solicitation and general advertising in Rule 144A


US federal appeals court vacates insider trading convictions of hedge fund traders
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2014

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in United States v. Newman, 13-1837 (2d Cir. Dec. 10, 2014), vacated the convictions of two former


Corporate Crime Update - September 2016 - United States
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2016

On July 11, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that Johnson Controls Inc., a diversified technology and industrial service


General Counsel Update - June 2013 - A summary of major developments in key areas
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 21 2013

The Companies Act 2006 (Strategic Report and Directors' Report) Regulations 2013 (Regulations) to amend the structure of UK annual reports have


Corporate Crime Update - May 2014 - United States
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2014

On May 2, the SEC issued a partial stay of the conflict minerals rule, pushing back the May 31 date for compliance with the portion of the rule


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"