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Fraud by Omission: Ontario Case Law Updates
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada, USA
  • August 2 2017

Two recent decisions of the Ontario Superior Court demonstrate the willingness of Canadian judges to find fraud on the basis of material omissions in

The Opt Out Gambit: Supreme Court Holds Class Member Opting Out of Securities Class Action Failed to Timely File its Separate Complaint Under Section 11 of the Securities Act of 1933
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • July 7 2017

On June 26, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in California Public Employees’ Retirement System v. ANZ Securities, Inc., 582 U. S. ____

Kokesh v. SEC: Are Disgorgement Payments Still Deductible Under Code Section 162?
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • June 23 2017

On 5 June 2017, a unanimous United States Supreme Court issued its eagerly anticipated opinion in Kokesh v. SEC, No. 16-529 (US 5 June 2017). In the

First Court Dismissal of Shareholder’s Section 16 “Short-Swing Profits” Claim Alleging Discretionary Share Withholding
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • June 22 2017

Over the past two quarters, we have reported on claims filed in federal court by plaintiff shareholders seeking to recover "short-swing profits" from

US Supreme Court Limits SEC’s Ability to Obtain Disgorgement
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • June 8 2017

On June 5, 2017, a unanimous United States Supreme Court issued the eagerly anticipated ruling in Kokesh v. Securities and Exchange Commission. The

May 2017 International Trade Compliance Update
  • Baker McKenzie
  • European Union, Global, United Kingdom, USA, Canada, China
  • May 4 2017

The WTO announced that WTO members discussed the relationship between Trade Facilitation provisions in regional trade agreements (RTAs) and the WTO’s

Audit committee and auditor oversight update No. 37 (April 2017)
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Global, USA
  • May 2 2017

On April 7, the staff of the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance announced that it will not recommend that the Commission bring enforcement action

The Global Employer: A Primer On International Labor and Employment Issues 2016
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia, European Union, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • February 22 2017

For today's employers, managing a global workforce requires complying with local labor and employment laws in multiple jurisdictions, staying abreast

February 2017 International Trade Compliance Update
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA, Canada, China, European Union, Global, United Kingdom
  • February 20 2017

On 27 January 2017, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2339 (2017) with respect to the situation in the Central African Republic. The Security

US Supreme Court to Review SEC’s Ability to Obtain Disgorgement for Conduct Beyond Five Years
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • January 30 2017

When the SEC seeks disgorgement, is it asking for a fine, a forfeiture, or an equitable remedy outside the reach of the current statute of limitations