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Q1 2015 U.S. legal and Regulatory Developments
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2015

On January 23, 2015, the Staff of the Division of Corporation Finance (the “Staff”) of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the

A person who receives inside information about a publicly traded company may never use that information to profit from trading in the shares of that company, right? Not necessarily
  • Barnea & Co
  • Israel, USA
  • January 15 2015

In an important decision that clarifies insider trading rules, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled recently in U.S. v. Newman that

Pre-Dodd frank whistleblower tips to SEC did not qualify for bounty.
  • Jenner & Block
  • USA
  • April 30 2015

In Stryker v. SEC, No. 13-4404-ag (2d Cir. Mar. 11, 2015), a whistleblower had provided information between 2004 and July 2009 to the SEC's

Conflict minerals rule complying with the rule in the meantime
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • January 20 2015

Companies are unsure of how to prepare for the year 2 filings while the legal challenge is still pending and there is uncertainty about exactly what

You’ve gotta be kidding. This is retaliation?
  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2015

Guess what? You know those SEC disclosures about pending litigation that publicly held companies are required by law to make? Well, if an employer

Second Circuit: Item 303 of Regulation S-K imposes a duty to disclose under Section 10(b) and Rule 10b-5
  • Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
  • USA
  • January 21 2015

The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held last week that a company's failure to comply with the MD&A disclosure requirements in

A tale of two jurisdictions: evidentiary threshold at certification
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • January 22 2015

It has been the best of times for Canadian class action plaintiffs: an unprecedented level of attention from Canada’s top court has affirmed Canada’s

Third Circuit defines “extraterritorial” applicability of federal securities laws in United States v. Georgiou
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 21 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit added its voice yesterday to the ongoing judicial effort to construe the U.S. Supreme Court's 2010

SCOTUS narrows SOX obstruction statute
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2015

In its recent ruling in Yates v. United States, the U.S. Supreme Court reversed a conviction under Sarbanes-Oxley’s “anti-shredding” statute, holding

Conflict minerals rule weekly recap 97 March 9, 2015
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • March 9 2015

Last fall, the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia granted the SEC’s petition for rehearing of the Court’s April 2014 decision that found