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A new chapter in Facebook: from self-regulation to 'inevitable' regulation?
  • MinterEllison
  • USA
  • February 5 2018

In the process of downloading a personality test app called 'thisisyourdigitallife' in 2014 and 2015, Facebook users consented to provide the app with


The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) issued an order against moneytree, Inc. for allegedly violating the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform and Consumer Protection Act by misleading consumers with deceptive advertisements and collection letters.
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • December 22 2016

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) issued an order against Moneytree, Inc. for allegedly violating the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform


The State AG Report Weekly Update October 13, 2016
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • October 13 2016

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled that the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) is unconstitutional as


Connecticut AG Jepsen and Banking Commissioner Perez Resolve RMBS Investigation
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • October 6 2016

On October 3, Connecticut AG Jepsen, alongside Banking Commissioner Jorge Perez, resolved a four-year investigation into a Connecticut-based


Activism and Passivity: HSR Act and Section 13(d) Developments for Investors
  • Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2016

On July 12, 2016, the U.S. Department of Justice (the "DOJ") announced that investment firm ValueAct had entered into a consent decree in which it


OSC affirms breadth of inter-jurisdictional enforcement power, limits on sanctions in Conrad Black case
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • March 10 2015

The recent decision in Re Conrad M. Black et al. illustrates how the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) will use its inter-jurisdictional


Recent case law illustrates importance of wording for “final adjudication” requirement in D&O exclusions
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2015

Directors and officers and management and professional liability policies generally contain so-called "conduct exclusions," which exclude coverage


Second Circuit vacates Judge Rakoff's order refusing to approve consent decree
  • Vedder Price PC
  • USA
  • August 18 2014

In S.E.C. v. Citigroup Global Markets, Inc., 827 F. Supp. 2d 328 (S.D.N.Y. 2011), Judge Rakoff declined to approve the consent decree entered into


SDNY judge approves RMBS consent judgment but questions Second Circuit’s standard for reviewing agency consent judgments
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2014

On August 5, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York Judge Jed Rakoff approved a consent judgment between the SEC and a financial


SEC "zero tolerance" nets nearly two dozen firms for alleged violations of short sale rule
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2013

Hedge fund and other private investment fund managers, both domestic and foreign, those registered or not, beware. SEC Chairman Mary Jo White's