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Panel to rehear conflict minerals case
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2014

The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has granted the petition for a panel rehearing (as opposed to an en banc rehearing


Wal-Mart appeals denial of exclusion of shareholder proposal
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2015

Wal-Mart has appealed the United States District of Delaware's decision which denied Wal-Mart the right to exclude a shareholder proposal submitted 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


SEC distances itself from Janus and adopts expansive view of Rule 10b-5(a) and (c)
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2014

The SEC recently rendered an opinion in an enforcement action against two persons, John P. Flannery and James D. Hopkins, associated with an


Trinity Wall Street responds in appeal of exclusion of shareholder proposal
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2015

Currently before the Third Circuit is Trinity Wall Street v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. The case involves whether Wal-Mart can exclude a shareholder


Courts begin to split on whistleblower protection
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2013

The Fifth Circuit has held in Asadi v. G.E. Energy (USA) ,LLC that a whistleblower must provide information to the SEC in order to be protected by


Court upholds SEC conflict minerals rule
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2013

The United States District Court for the District of Columbia has upheld the SEC's conflict minerals rule in National Association of Manufacturers et


Third Circuit issues decision in Wal-Mart case
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • July 7 2015

The Third Circuit has issued its decision in the case of Trinity Wall Street v Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. To try and put it simply, Wal-Mart argued


SEC has no plans to change the way administrative judges are appointed (for now)
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2015

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta Division, entered a preliminary injunction preventing the SEC from


Conflicts minerals quagmire to continue as en banc rehearing requested
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • October 4 2015

Both the SEC, the loser in the most recent conflict minerals rehearing decision, and Amnesty International, an intervenor on the losing rehearing