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Australia Adds Indemnities and Limitations of Liability

by Jones Day on

Recent amendments to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2010 (Cth) ("ASIC Act") and the Competition and Consumer Law Act (Cth) ("CC Act") extended the unfair contract terms regime, which previously...more

Federal Counterpart to New York’s Investigation of Climate Change Disclosures by Fossil Fuel Companies

Recently, three House Democrats urged the Department of Justice (DOJ) to launch an investigation of an alleged conspiracy by the fossil fuel industry to deceive the public on climate change in order to benefit the sale of its...more

CMA discusses online platform regulation

by Dentons on

CMA’s Chief Executive, Alex Chisholm, has given a speech on “platform regulation – antitrust law versus sector-specific legislation” in the digital communications market. He highlighted the need for antitrust law and sectoral...more

Activist Funds Must Comply with HSR Premerger Reporting Rules

by Perkins Coie on

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed a complaint in August 2015 against three affiliated activist hedge fund companies and Third Point LLC, their management company, for acquiring voting securities in Yahoo! Inc. without...more

Client Alert on Azerbaijani Securities Regulations - Client Alert on Latest Developments in Azerbaijani Securities Regulation...

by Dentons on

Securities Markets Law - New categories of professional participants in securities markets - Professional participants in securities markets are defined to include investment companies, stock exchanges, clearing...more

Crowdfunding Isn’t Charity

“How do I get backers for my project?” - You see this question asked frequently on social media sites. The projects are sometimes serious, but have often advanced little more than a dream. The person seeking funds may...more

The Power of the Press Release II: A Suggestion For Heightened Scrutiny of Governmental Prosecutorial Pre-trial Public...

by Weintraub Tobin on

In Russell G. Ryan’s recent thoughtful article in the Wall Street Journal entitled “Get the SEC Out Of The PR Business,” he raised several issues that resonate well beyond the practices of the SEC and into the world of...more

Focus on Regulatory Law - July 2014

by McDermott Will & Emery on

In This Issue: - Regulation Authorities ..French Competition Authority ..Securities and Market Authority ..Audiovisual Council ..Authority for the Regulation of Electronic Communications -...more

Russian Legislation Update - July 29 through September 1 2013

by White & Case LLP on

In This Issue: - Securities - Banking - Currency Control - Intellectual Property - Concessions - State Secrets - Privatization - Advertising - Court Practice: Company’s address of...more

Corporate and Financial Weekly Digest - July 12, 2013

In this issue: - SEC Adopts and Proposes New Rules, Including Easing the Prohibition on General Solicitation - District Court Vacates SEC’s Resource Extraction Issuer Rule - SEC Announces Three New...more

California Attorney General Brings Action Against Standard and Poor’s

On February 5, the Attorney General of California, Kamala D. Harris, filed suit in Superior Court in California against Standard & Poor’s and its parent company, the McGraw Hill Company. The Complaint alleges violations of...more

Advertising Law -- March 1, 2012

In This Issue: FCC Issues New Regs on Robocalls Lack of Magnetic Attraction Leads to False Ad Suit SEC Cautions Advisers About Risks of Social Media Google’s Privacy Changes Result...more

Play by the Rules and Stay out of Trouble: Some Tips for Public Companies Engaging in Social Media

by Snell & Wilmer on

Social media has always been “fun” but it is only in the past few years that companies are taking advantage of the ability it gives them to communicate with their investors on a day-to-day basis. While companies may not have...more

District Court Denies Media Executives Summary Judgment in SEC Action

The Securities and Exchange Commission brought an enforcement action against three former executives of a major media company, alleging that the executives improperly reported $1 billion in online advertising revenue. The...more

In Re: Vivendi Universal, S.A.

Order Denying Anti-Suit Injunction

by Santiago Cueto on

This is Judge Howell's Order entered on November 19, 2009 denying the plaintiff's anti-suit injunction....more

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