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Delaware Court of Chancery applies business judgment rule to controlling stockholder going-private transaction
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2013

On May 29, 2013, in the case of In Re MFW Shareholders Litigation, Chancellor Leo Strine of the Delaware Court of Chancery held that controlling


Conflict minerals rules upheld; compliance roadmap outlined
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2013

On July 23rd, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia held that the SEC's rules implementing the Dodd-Frank Act's conflict mineral


Unresolved issues in mutual fund insider trading case require remand
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2013

On July 22nd, the Seventh Circuit vacated, reversed, and remanded the district court's entry of summary judgment in favor of the SEC in its insider


Financial services update January 13 2014 judicial developments
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2014

On January 7th, the U.S. District Court overseeing the SEC's securities fraud lawsuit against former Goldman Sachs Vice President Fabrice Tourre


Financial services update August 4 2014 judicial developments
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2014

On July 31st, the Second Circuit reversed and remanded the dismissal of a securities fraud complaint. Plaintiffs allege defendants made material


SEC's suit against ex-Freddie Mac Execs proceeds
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2013

On March 28th, a federal District Court refused to dismiss the Securities Exchange Act claims filed by the SEC against certain former executives of


Financial services update December 8 2014 judicial developments
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 8 2014

On December 2, the D.C. Circuit affirmed the lifetime industry bar the SEC imposed against petitioner Peter Siris. The SEC issued the bar order


Financial services update December 15 2014 judicial developments
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2014

On December 12th, the Second Circuit addressed an issue of first impression for that court, whether 28 U.S.C. Section 1782, which authorizes federal


Supreme Court upholds “fraud-on-the-market” presumption of reliance but holds that defendants must be permitted to rebut it at class certification
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2014

The Supreme Court has issued a key securities ruling that should come as welcome news to corporations and professional firms that find themselves in


Financial Services Update, Vol. 11, Issue 38
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 17 2016

The SEC announced on October 11th that it filed a record number of enforcement actions in fiscal year 2016. During the fiscal year, which ended