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U.S. Court of Appeals reaffirms April 2014 decision on the conflict minerals rules
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2015

We reported previously in April 2014 on the ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit striking down the part


Student internships basis for FCPA violation
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2015

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced Tuesday that Bank of New York Mellon (BNY Mellon) had agreed to pay $14.8 million dollars to


SEC proposed rules for compensation clawback policies
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2015

The SEC has proposed rules that require the securities exchanges to adopt rules that in turn require listed companies to adopt, disclose and comply


What types of companies might use Regulation A to raise capital?
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2015

Recently finalized Regulation A allows most private companies to raise up to $50 million by selling securities to the public. Companies using


World’s top banks plead guilty to gaming foreign-currency markets
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2015

Scandal roiled the banking industry Wednesday as four of the world’s largest banks Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, Barclays and Royal Bank of Scotland


SEC votes to propose executive compensation rules
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2015

On April 29, 2015, pursuant to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC


The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission brings its first whistleblower enforcement action based upon an allegedly overbroad employee confidentiality agreement
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2015

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has now brought its first whistleblower enforcement action against a publicly traded company under


U.S. Supreme Court clarifies liability for opinions in registration statements
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • April 3 2015

Opinions in registration statements continue to be one of the most commonly litigated items under Section 11 of the Securities Act of 1933 ("Section


FINRA adopts Rule to permit sharing of transaction based compensation to unregistered persons
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • March 25 2015

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority's FINRA Rule 2040, which will permit the


FCPA officials point to dollars-and-cents benefits to self-disclosure and cooperation
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2015

High ranking officials in the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said on March 12 that companies that fail to