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S&C's Cohen: Brown-Vitter Punishes Banks For Being Big
Cohen: Cyprus Is Not A Template For Future Restructurings
D.C. Court Wreaks Havoc on NLRB Pro-Worker Cases
Can You Patent Human Genes? ACLU Says No
Konczal: Dodd-Frank Reforms Get Roughed Up in Court
Journalist Who Changed How SCOTUS Is Covered
Analysis of Oral Arguments in the Two Same-Sex Marriage Cases Before the Supreme Court
Weekly Brief: $350K in Wine Leads to $14M Lawsuit
Viewer's Guide to Gay Marriage Oral Arguments
Why Did Godzilla & James Bond Need Congress' Protection?
Justices Kagan & Sotomayor Do 180s On Video At High Court
With Probable Cause and Drug-Sniffing Dogs, Supreme Court Would Rather Keep Things Fluid
Hot Trends in Federal Enforcement on the Web in 2013 from Ifrah Law Partners
N.Y. Anti-Terror Law Diminishes Pursuit of Terrorism: Lawyer
Newsbreak: Your Rights
Newsbreak: Sexual Predators on Facebook and More
Weekly Brief: DOJ Memo Details Justification For Killing US Citizens
What Next for the NLRB?
Corporate Law Report: Managing Cyber Risks, BYOD, Obama's NLRB Crisis, Iran Sanctions, and More
Former Solicitor General Ted Olson Discusses 2013's Biggest Supreme Court Case—His.
On May 10, Justice Sherwood of the Supreme Court of the State of New York dismissed on statute of limitations grounds an RMBS putback action brought against Nomura Credit & Capital, Inc. (Nomura)....more
The SEC recently filed its initial brief in the case pending in the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in which the National Association of Manufacturers, United States Chamber of Commerce, and Business...more
California Ranked No. 1!
The staff at the Securities and Exchange Commission recently released the 2012 Annual Report on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program. It turns out that California leads the other states in...more
A divided Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently adopted a rule affecting publicly-traded oil, gas, and mining companies. The Commission promulgated these regulations pursuant to Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Act....more
Almost everybody who is involved in any commercial transaction has to deal with creating, authorizing or validating a number of official documents. Hence it would serve him well to know about stamp duty, which is nothing but...more
In a case that could have far-reaching effects on every single public company’s auditing and accounting practices—or, even more broadly, on the shape of present and future federal regulatory schemes—the Supreme Court heard...more
Passed with scant deliberation amid a stock market panic, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 vastly expanded the federal government's role in regulating corporate governance and the accounting industry. As part of that effort,...more
Stoneridge Investment Partners, LLC v. Scientific-Atlanta, Inc.1 is the latest in a series of recent Supreme Court decisions restricting securities class actions. The Court?s holding in Stoneridge?rejecting scheme liability...more
In This Issue
This edition of the Securities Litigation, Enforcement, and White-Collar Criminal Defense Newsletter opens with
an overview of recent trends in enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, an area in...more
The California Supreme Court ruled today in Grosset v. Wenaas, No. S139285 (February 14, 2008), that California law includes a “continuous stock ownership requirement” for plaintiffs in derivative shareholder actions. The...more
Complaint Dismissed – Delaware Court Issues Significant Backdating Decision
On June 7, Vice Chancellor Strine of the Delaware Chancery Court issued a significant 75-page decision in a
stockholder’s derivative action...more
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