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Amnesty International continues to push for en banc rehearing in conflict minerals case
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2014

Amnesty International has filed a supplemental brief which continues to advocate for a rehearing en banc in the conflict minerals case. The argument


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


New decision bodes well for SEC in conflict minerals case
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2014

In April 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia held the SEC's conflict minerals rule and statute embodied in


Private companies can have SOX whistleblowers too
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • March 5 2014

Section 806 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, codified at 18 U.SC. 1514A provides in part that: "No public company . . . , or any officer, employee


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


SEC response to NAM motion for stay of conflict minerals rules
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2014

I hope NAM et al are successful in their motion for a stay of the conflict minerals rules, but it certainly isn't a slam dunk. The SEC has filed its


NAM motion for emergency stay denied in conflict minerals case
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2014

The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has issued a per curiam order denying NAM's motion for an emergency stay of the


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 notes Form 8-K is not the exclusive source of disclosure obligations
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • January 22 2014

In re Hi-Crush Partners L.P. Securities Litigation (2013 WL 6233561 (S.D.N.Y.) (December 2013) examines the interplay between Form 8-K triggering


Court finds internal reporting by whistleblower entitled to Dodd-Frank protections
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2013

In Murray v. UBS Securities LLC et al (12-CV-5914 S.D.N.Y.) the court found that an employee who reports violations of securities laws to his