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SEC Enforcement’s 2020 Annual Report Reflects Shifting Priorities for Fund Managers: Four Key Takeaways

USA - November 4 2020 On Monday the SEC announced its enforcement results for FY 2020, accompanied by a report from the Director of its Division of Enforcement. This…

Brian Hooven, Joshua M Newville, Samuel J. Waldon

Private Equity Adviser Settles with SEC for Misallocation of Internal Expenses Relating to “Third-Party Tasks”

USA - August 13 2020 The SEC issued an order imposing sanctions against private equity adviser Rialto Capital Management, LLC (“Rialto”) for violations of the Advisors Act…

Joshua M Newville, Samuel J. Waldon

Is Amazon a Seller? Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Agrees to Decide

USA - August 5 2020 In July 2020, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court agreed to tackle the thorny question of whether Amazon can be held liable for defective products sold by…

YouTube Schools PragerU on Lanham Act in Censorship Case

USA - April 9 2020 The Ninth Circuit recently affirmed the district court’s dismissal of an action brought against YouTube and Google by a non-profit educational and…

Carl Mazurek, Lawrence I Weinstein

Hershey Kisses Chocolate Mislabeling Suit Goodbye

USA - December 19 2019 A California federal judge recently handed a victory to the Hershey Co. in a suit alleging the company falsely represented that its Brookside…

Carl Mazurek, Lawrence I Weinstein