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CorpCast Episode 7: Better Know a Judge: the Honorable Mary M. Johnston of the Delaware Superior Court
Top Three Cybersecurity Misconceptions
Preparing a Company to Deal With Activist Investors
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CorpCast Episode 6: A Brief Introduction to the Delaware Rapid Arbitration Act
The Intersection of Cyber and D&O Coverage
Talking PTAB with Bob Steinberg
Is Private/Non-Profit D&O Coverage Under Priced?
CorpCast Episode 5: The eDiscovery Big Picture
BakerHostetler Attorneys James Mastracchio and Jay Nanavati Discuss Global Tax Enforcement
Richard Bistrong Weighs in on the FIFA Scandal and Takedowns
Meritas Capability Webinar - Avoiding Common Mistakes Companies Make When Operating a Business Aircraft
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 161-Gini Dietrich on how to create a MasterClass
What is the Current State of Anti-Bribery Compliance & Enforcement in Australia?
Halliburton: Good for the Plaintiffs’ Bar?
Debt Financing Trends – Joe Price, Member, Corporate & Securities Practice
Venture Capital Trends: East Meets West – Lewis Geffen, Co-chair, Venture Capital Practice
Can an employer require drug testing in the workplace?
Paths to Dispute Resolution
In Theratechnologies inc. v. 12185 Canada inc., the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that requirements that plaintiffs demonstrate that their claims have been brought in good faith and have a reasonable chance of succeeding...more
San Antonio, Texas based medical device company Acelity LP Inc. is reported to be considering an initial public offering that could raise up to $1 billion, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Acelity has reportedly...more
Crowd Funding ImageThis is the second in a 3-part series about the use of crowdfunding in health and biotech start-ups. We started with the story of a tech start-up which set records for funding through a Kickstarter...more
As we reported in January 2015, 2014 was a banner year for venture capital on all fronts, from fundraising, to investment and exits – save, however, for the small drop in the number of deals versus the largest aggregate...more
With data breaches affecting companies across virtually every industry, cyber security has remained front page news. Lawsuits brought by aggrieved consumers and financial institutions against companies that have suffered data...more
On April 28, 2015, the SEC's Division of Investment Management released a Guidance Update providing cybersecurity guidance for investment companies and investment advisors (firms). The SEC has prioritized cybersecurity as a...more
Earlier this month, fitness-tracking company Fitbit, Inc. filed a Form S-1 Registration Statement for an IPO of up to $100 million that exhaustively disclosed potential cybersecurity risks with respect to the personal data...more
The Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") is becoming increasingly concerned with cybersecurity risks to which investment advisers may be exposed. Consequently, it has recently issued guidance ("Guidance") as to actions...more
Two Traders Subject of CME Summary Suspension for Alleged Spoofing Sued by CFTC Too -
Last week, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission commenced a lawsuit in federal court in New York against Heet Khara and Nasim...more
In April 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) Division of Investment Management issued a guidance update (the “Update”) identifying cybersecurity of registered investment companies and registered...more
On April 28, 2015, the SEC's Division of Investment Management released cybersecurity guidance directed at registered investment companies (“funds”) and registered investment advisers (“advisers”). The guidance focused...more
In a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Overstock.com, Inc. expanded its foray into world of digital currency technology. Announcing plans to issue digital securities, Overstock will be trailblazing...more
A first look at Overstock.com's proposal to use a Bitcoin-like technology to distribute and trade in digital securities....more
Welcome to the Q1 2015 issue of Orrick Technology IPO Insights, a quarterly publication highlighting trends in U.S. information technology company IPOs.
We isolate technology companies in order to analyze and present...more
The SEC’s Division of Investment Management issued guidance highlighting the importance of cybersecurity and discussing measures that registered investment companies (“funds”) and registered investment advisers (“advisers”)...more
Emphasizing the critical importance of cybersecurity to registered investment companies (RICs), including insurance separate accounts and business development companies, and to investment advisers, the SEC’s Division of...more
In a decision released on April 17, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) overturned the Québec Court of Appeal’s judgment in Theratechnologies Inc. v. 121851 Canada Inc. (See our July 2013 Blakes Bulletin: Statutory...more
This event will bring together a select group of health care providers, health technology companies, investors, and entrepreneurs to explore new ideas, growth strategies and potential partnerships. Industry leaders will...more
Chairwoman Mary Jo White recently presided over an open meeting of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission at which the Commission followed the recommendation of the Division of Corporation Finance to adopt final rules...more
As technology companies find themselves pushing back IPO timelines and staying private for longer periods of time, they continue to aggressively compete for talent, often against public companies like Google and Facebook. ...more
Without admitting or denying the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s findings, Polycom Inc. settled with the agency on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, over alleged insufficient internal controls and disclosure violations for...more
Following up on our post from last week on the SEC’s cybersecurity exam sweep, you should also know about FINRA’s recent report on this area. Last month, FINRA published a Report on Cybersecurity Practices that really could...more
Publicly Traded Life Sciences Companies in the United States Are an Increasingly Popular Target of Securities Fraud Class Action Lawsuits -
The past year was particularly noteworthy with respect to the relative number...more
Momentum in the IPO market ebbed in February with the month producing only six IPOs—the lowest monthly figure since the four IPOs in February 2013. The 19 IPOs over the first two months of 2015 are just over half the total of...more
In a wide-ranging speech on Tuesday, Securities and Exchange Commission Director of Enforcement Andrew Ceresney discussed recent SEC actions and current concerns involving the pharmaceutical and medical technology industries....more
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