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Engineering firm (FKA the PBSJ Corp.) and former officer settle SEC FCPA investigation
  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2015

On January 22, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that it had reached agreements with The PBSJ Corp. (PBSJ), a Tampa, Fla


Another constitutional challenge to SEC administrative forum
  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • USA
  • October 28 2014

The drumbeats of discontent grow louder against the SEC's more frequent use of its internal administrative forum for enforcement cases. I wrote about


Second Circuit affirms dismissal of securities fraud suit on materiality grounds, embracing SEC staff accounting bulletin No. 99’s quantitative and qualitative factors as criteria for materiality at the motion to dismiss stage
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2015

On April 15, 2015, the Second Circuit issued an opinion in IBEW Local Union No. 58 Pension Trust Fund & Annuity Fund, et al. V. The Royal Bank of


An opinion on opinions: U.S. Supreme Court decision in Omnicare
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • April 21 2015

In an important decision involving subjective statements of opinion under the “omissions” clause of Section 11 of the Securities Act of 1933, the


Does your employee confidentiality agreement violate the whistleblower provision of Dodd-Frank?
  • Bressler, Amery & Ross PC
  • USA
  • April 20 2015

Employers covered by the Dodd-Frank Act should review and, if necessary, revise, their confidentiality agreements immediately to ensure that such


Second circuit heightens standard of proof for tippertippee insider trading
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • January 27 2015

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently clarified the elements required to establish insider trading in tippertippee cases by


Amicus briefs pour in for Wal-Mart shareholder proposal case
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2015

Amicus briefs are pouring in in favor of Wal-Mart in its appeal to the Third Circuit. Wal-Mart appealed the United States District of Delaware's


“An underused arsenal of securities suit defenses”
  • Quarles & Brady LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2015

On Dec. 19, 1995, President Bill Clinton vetoed the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act, commonly known as the PSLRA. Days later, the United


Financial services update January 26 2015 judicial developments
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2015

On January 20th, the Third Circuit addressed whether the purchases and sales of securities issued by U.S. companies through U.S. market makers


SEC & AGs fine & suspended S&P for MBS rating violations
  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2015

The SEC and the Attorneys General of New York and Massachusetts this week fined Standard & Poor's almost $77 million, suspended S&P from