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SEC's first crypto-exchange enforcement action dodges a key question
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2018

On November 8, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) entered into a consent order with Zachary Coburn, the founder of EtherDelta, in its


Massachusetts District Court Dismisses Putative Class Action For Failure To Adequately Allege Material Misstatements And Scienter
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2018

On December 6, 2018, Chief Judge Patti Saris of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts dismissed a putative class action


Insider Trading for Dummies: Judge Rakoff Tries to Simplify the Law
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 10 2018

A lot of ink has been spilled over the crime of insider trading, which - in the view of U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff - “is a straightforward


SEC Proposed Rule Change To Amend Nasdaq Rule 4756(c)(2)
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2018

The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (Nasdaq) has filed a proposed change to Nasdaq Rule 4756(c)(2) with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Rule


Supreme Court Hears Argument on Case with Potentially Significant Implications for the Scope of Section 10(b) Liability
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2018

On December 3, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Lorenzo v. SEC, which involves an attempt by the SEC to use a "scheme liability"


Digital Asset Trading Platforms - Passive Electronic Bulletin Boards as a Possible Exemption from Exchange Registration Requirement
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2018

Recently, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) issued an enforcement order finding that the founder of EtherDelta had operated an


SEC Offers Possible Path to Compliance for ICO Issuers
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2018

On November 16, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced settlements with two companies that had raised funds through initial


Southern District Of New York Denies Motion To Dismiss Putative Securities Class Action Against Diamond Jewelry Retailer, Finding Sufficient Allegations Of False Misstatements Regarding Credit Portfolio And Sexual Harassment Litigation
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2018

On November 26, 2018, Judge Colleen McMahon of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York denied a motion to dismiss a


Securities and Corporate Governance Update - December 2018
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2018

This newsletter discusses noteworthy updates, key regulatory decisions and upcoming compliance reminders. You are welcome to contact us to discuss any


Northern District Of California Grants In Part And Denies In Part Motion To Dismiss Class Action Against Online Platform Devoted To Reviews Of Businesses, Finding Certain Statements Regarding Company’s Advertising Program Inactionable Under PSLRA
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2018

On November 27, 2018, Judge Edward M. Chen of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California granted in part and denied in