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On November 19, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted new Regulation Systems Compliance and Integrity (Regulation SCI), a set of rules designed to strengthen the technology infrastructure of the US securities markets...more
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The rapid evolution of virtual and digital currencies has spawned significant activity in several federal agencies with implications potentially for traditional entities in certain cases. In addition...more
On November 19, the Securities and Exchange Commission voted to adopt new rules designed to strengthen the technology infrastructure of the U.S. securities markets. The rules – together comprising Regulation Systems...more
On November 19, 2014, the five commissioners of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) unanimously voted to adopt Regulation SCI, which stands for Systems Compliance and Integrity, to govern the technology...more
We have previously blogged about Commissioner Aguilar’s recommendations at a NYSE conference, “Cyber Risks and the Boardroom” on what boards of directors should do to ensure that their companies are appropriately considering...more
The FCPA enforcement doomsayers can add another notch to their belt – their predictions and suggestions of “enforcement slow downs,” “significant policy changes,” and other misguided claims can be added to the ash heap of...more
During oral arguments in Omnicare v. Laborers District Council last week, the Supreme Court appeared to signal a rejection of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals’ position that a sincerely held statement of opinion or belief...more
The Securities and Exchange Commission recently charged a former pharmaceutical company executive and his longtime friend with insider trading, alleging that the friend generated more than $1 million in illicit profits by...more
On this date in 1864, the Union Army phase of the destruction of Atlanta began. While most Southerners credit Union General William T. Sherman with the burning of Atlanta, it was, in reality, Confederate General John Bell...more
On November 5, 2014, the Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Timothy G. Massad, gave keynote remarks at the Futures Industry Association Expo 2014.
Part of Chairman Massad’s remarks focused on the...more
A New Breed of Activist is Attracted to Tech and Life Sciences Companies -
First there were the pirates of the 1980s and their swashbuckling raids of RJR Nabisco and other corporate booty. In the 1990s, blue chip...more
This month there are two dates that are forever tied together in the annuals of maritime tragedies and great songwriters. November 10 is the 39th anniversary of the sinking of the Great Lakes freighter the SS Edmund...more
“The SEC Should Copy the DMV” is the title of an article published in the New York Times by Joseph S. Fichera recently. The article focuses on the use of corporate fines, questioning whether they are effective: “The SEC and...more
Does everyone feel compelled to comment on cybersecurity issues? It seems that way. And on October 20th the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association jumped deeper into the fray when it issued its Principles for...more
The SEC and the DOJ resolved FCPA charges with California based life science research and clinical diagnostics company Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. The charges stem from bribes paid in Russia, Vietnam and Thailand. The company...more
We are pleased to present the 45th edition of the Bernstein Shur Business and Commercial Litigation Newsletter. This month, we highlight recent cases that address the stay of discovery in securities litigation, the failure to...more
Every company, whether public or private, has exposure to potential data breach or theft of confidential information. When this occurs, various state and federal regulatory organizations have jurisdiction over ensuring that...more
On October 20, 2014, Wyndham Worldwide Corporation won dismissal of a shareholder derivative suit seeking damages arising out of three data breaches that occurred between 2008 and 2010. Dennis Palkon, et al. v. Stephen P....more
Earlier this month the SEC brought an insider trading case against Zachary Zwerko, a financial analyst at a pharmaceutical company identified only as Pharma Co. SEC v. Zwerko, Civil Action No. CV 8181 (S.D.N.Y. Filed Oct. 10,...more
According to a complaint filed in a Florida court, a Cryptsy account holder is claiming that Project Investors, Inc. (dba Cryptsy) and its founder and CEO should be held liable for Bitcoin allegedly stolen from his Cryptsy...more
Earlier this week a federal district court in New Jersey dismissed with prejudice a shareholder derivative suit, Palkon v. Holmes, No. 14-CV-01234 (SRC) (D.N.J.), that tried to blame the directors and officers at hospitality...more
A federal district court in New Jersey has dismissed with prejudice a shareholder derivative suit, Palkon v. Holmes, No. 14-CV-01234 (SRC) (D.N.J.), that tried to blame the directors and officers at hospitality company...more
Browsewrap Arbitration Agreement Not Enforced Against Individual Consumer. In Nguyen v. Barnes & Noble Inc., 2014 WL 4056549 (9th Cir. Aug. 18, 2014), the Ninth Circuit affirmed the denial of B&N’s motion...more
Mindful that this series of articles describes biotech ventures that are ripe for initial public offerings even before launching an income-producing drug product into the commercial market, the paramount objective for all...more
Yesterday I blogged from the Securities Enforcement Forum 2014, Bruce Carton’s excellent one-day conference, held at the Four Seasons hotel in Washington, D.C. The posts will be fairly raw, and certainly not verbatim...more
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