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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


Wal-Mart explains exclusion of shareholder proposal to Third Circuit
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2015

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


Court says SEC wrong to permit exclusion of shareholder proposal
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2014

The United States District Court for the District of Delaware held that the SEC was incorrect when it rendered a no-action letter permitting


SEC files brief in conflict minerals rehearing
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • December 8 2014

The SEC has filed its brief in the conflict minerals rehearing. Amnesty International also filed its brief as intervenor and Free Speech for People


U.S. brings criminal charges for false Sarbanes-Oxley certifications
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • March 27 2014

An indictment was recently unsealed where the United States recently brought criminal charges, for among other things, false certifications under


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


Conflict minerals and resource extraction challenges proceed on accelerated basis
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2013

We previously noted that the challenge to the SEC's conflict minerals rules was transferred from the Court of Appeals to the United States District


NAM 's next move in conflict minerals case
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2014

Now that NAM et al's emergency stay motion in the conflicts minerals case has been denied, the question is what happens next. Clues can be found in


Court schedules briefing in conflict minerals emergency stay motion
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2014

NAM et al's original motion for an emergency stay in the conflict minerals case requested a decision by May 26, 2014, just ahead of the filing