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SEC proposes amendments to Regulation D, Form D and Rule 156
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2013

On July 10, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted final rules amending Rule 506 of Regulation D to permit general solicitation and to


Federal district court upholds the SEC's conflict minerals rules
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2013

As we previously reported, in August 2012, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted controversial rules requiring public companies to attempt


SEC adopts "bad actor" disqualification for Rule 506 private placement offerings
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2013

On July 10, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission voted unanimously to adopt a "bad actor" disqualification for Rule 506 private placement


SEC removes ban on general solicitation in Rule 506 and Rule 144A, but problems remain
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2013

The Securities Exchange Commission has adopted final rules to remove the prohibition on general advertising and solicitation in securities offerings


Delaware corporation law statute amended to provide for ratification and validation of defective corporate acts
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2013

As part of recent amendments to the Delaware General Corporations Law (DGCL), two new sections were added to the DGCL to facilitate the ratification


Federal court strikes down SEC resource extraction rule
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2013

On July 2, 2013, the United States District Court in Washington, D.C. invalidated Rule 13q-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 implementing


Delaware Chancery Court upholds forum selection bylaws
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2013

The Delaware Chancery Court held on June 25 that forum selection bylaw provisions, which purport to control the forum in which certain litigation


First deadline approaching for NYSE and NASDAQ listed companies to comply with new compensation committee rules
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2013

As noted in our Securities Alert dated October 9, 2012, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Nasdaq Stock Market (Nasdaq) proposed rule changes


SEC decides that companies may use social media
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2013

On July 3, 2012, the CEO of Netflix, Reed Hastings, used his personal Facebook page to announce that Netflix had streamed 1 billion hours of content


SEC’s conflict minerals rule challenged
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • October 25 2012

On October 19, 2012, the National Association of Manufacturers and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce petitioned the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to request that the SEC’s scheme of disclosure related to so-called “conflict minerals” utilized in products of issuers “be modified or set aside, in whole or in part”.