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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


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


Mandatory payment disclosure: bloodied but unbowed
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • July 3 2013

On July 2, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia vacated the rule implementing Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and


SEC and CFTC jointly adopt identity theft red flags rules applicable to investment advisers and others
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • May 28 2013

On April 10, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) jointly adopted identity theft


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


Increased risk of FCPA prosecution of foreign national executives of U.S. issuers: recent court decision allows open-ended statute of limitations and bases FCPA jurisdiction on email routed through US servers
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • February 19 2013

A recent federal court decision highlights the increasing risk of prosecution for foreign national executives under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act


SEC files brief in lawsuit challenging extractive industry transparency rule
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2013

On January 2, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) filed its brief in the lawsuit brought by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the American