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Spitzer: Lanny Breuer at DOJ Was a "Disaster"
Compliance Advice on SEC’s Market Access Rule from Julie Dixon of Titan Regulation
Lawyer: European M&A Could Rise Despite Risks
Bill on Bankruptcy: The Market's Unquenchable Thirst for Junk
Are Political Intelligence Practice Groups Too Risky?
Greenberger: Derivatives Legislation Would Seriously Weaken Dodd-Frank
Bill on Bankruptcy: Lehman Test Case on Judicial Nullification
S&C's Cohen: Brown-Vitter Punishes Banks For Being Big
Cohen: Cyprus Is Not A Template For Future Restructurings
Release of new book on the 'Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act"
Bill on Bankruptcy: Kodak Plan Bumps the Debt, Craters Stock
STOCK Act Loses Much of Its Teeth, but Members of Congress Aim to Change That
Lessons Learned from the Parker Drilling DPA and Ralph Lauren NPA
Bill on Bankruptcy: Lawyers Easily Make Simple Words Complicated
Raj Mahajan, Allston Trading CEO, Talks HFT and the Business of Prop Trading
Lessons Learned from the BizJet Executives FCPA Enforcement Actions
Konczal: Dodd-Frank Reforms Get Roughed Up in Court
Bill on Bankruptcy: ResCap Report, a Bargain at $83 Million
Sullivan & Cromwell's M&A Hotline is Ringing
Bill on Bankruptcy: Stockton May Win the Battle, Lose the War
The SEC and the CFTC recently issued final rules requiring certain regulated entities that qualify as either "financial institutions" or "creditors" to adopt programs to identify and address the risk of identity theft...more
It is probably fair to say most registered investment advisers, at least those below a certain size, did not pay a great deal of attention to the anti-identity theft, or “red flag” rules jointly adopted by the Federal Trade...more
Originally published in Corporate Counsel on March 4, 2013.
Federal regulators landed the first blow: Several major credit card companies paid more than half a billion dollars in customer restitution and fines as part of...more
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
On January 24, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission announced new thresholds for Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act filings.
The HSR Act requires parties to notify the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Department of Justice...more
On November 3, 2010, both the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) proposed rules under the new anti-manipulation and anti-fraud provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall...more
On September 28, 2010, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) requesting public comments on the appropriate conditions, restrictions, or protections that...more
The Commission brings this securities fraud action against Goldman, Sachs & Co. (“GS&Co”) and a GS&Co employee, Fabrice Tourre(“Tourre”), for making materially misleading statements and omissions in connection with a...more
With increasing concern over issues such as global warming, skyrocketing gas prices, sustainability, and other human impacts on natural resources, consumers are, more than ever, considering the environmental impacts of...more
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