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Biotech files rulemaking petition for pilot program mandating public disclosure of short-sale positions
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2017

A rulemaking petition has been submitted to the SEC by a biopharmaceutical company that is “developing and marketing regenerative and therapeutic


Supreme Court Decision Restricts Minority Shareholders' Speculative Conduct with Respect to Cash-Out Demands
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • October 26 2017

On August 30, 2017, the Supreme Court (second petty bench) held that, with respect to the shares of minority shareholders subject to a demand for the


Audit Firm And Engagement Partner Settle SEC Allegations Stemming From 2011 Audit Of A New Client
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2017

On August 15, 2017, KPMG LLP (“KPMG”) and one of its engagement partners settled claims brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission


Your Broker May Be Wrong: Why Your D&O Policies Should Cover Delaware Appraisal Proceedings
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2017

It’s now accepted wisdom that virtually all public company mergers and acquisitions will be challenged with at least one lawsuitover 95 of them are


OSC releases long-awaited decision in Sino-Forest case
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • July 28 2017

Six years after short seller Muddy Waters issued a report damning Sino-Forest Corporation as a fraud and a Ponzi scheme, the Ontario Securities


Get shorty: defamation and regulatory claims against short-sellers in Canada
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada, Global
  • July 26 2017

Public companies in Canada can reasonably expect a degree of scrutiny by market participants. Analysts might question fiscal projections


The Impact of Fake News: Economy - part 2
  • Kingsley Napley
  • USA, United Kingdom
  • July 14 2017

The TimesKingsley Napley Student Advocacy Competition 2017 launched on 18 May 2017. The title this year is: 'Do we need new laws to combat fake news


The Impact of Fake News: Economy - part 1
  • Kingsley Napley
  • Global
  • July 14 2017

The TimesKingsley Napley Student Advocacy Competition 2017 launched on 18 May 2017. The title this year is: 'Do we need new laws to combat fake news


Shareholder seeks preliminary discovery against ASX listed company after share price plummets
  • Dentons
  • Australia
  • June 28 2017

Potential litigants sometimes lack sufficient documentation to make an informed decision whether to commence litigation against another party. Often


What’s up with the declining number of IPOs?
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2017

At a meeting on Thursday of the SEC’s Investor Advisory Committee, a panel discussed the declining number of IPOs, a topic that seems to be top of