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Mixed Inflation Report Drags Stocks (and Cryptos) Still Lower

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Inflation slowed from a month earlier but still topped 8% in the U.S., according to latest CPI figures, an “uncomfortably rapid pace.” Though overall inflation was down, core inflation—“which excludes costs for groceries and...more

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Delaware Court of Chancery Finds Tesla’s Acquisition of SolarCity “Entirely Fair”

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The Delaware Court of Chancery issued its decision in In re Tesla Motors, Inc., on April 27, 2022, rejecting claims that Tesla, Inc. CEO Elon Musk breached his fiduciary duties to Tesla’s stockholders as a director and an...more

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Cozen Currents: The Politics of Controversy

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The Cozen Lens- The leak of a draft Supreme Court opinion overturning Roe v. Wade has brought abortion politics front-and-center. But abortion politics are not as clear cut as "pro-choice" vs. "pro-life" and the court's...more

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Jobs Report Unlikely to Boost Rapidly Declining U.S. Markets

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Jobs Report Friday. Let’s see if the numbers give us some reason for cheer after markets whipsawed into the red—hard—a day before. [But best to temper hopes for any market recovery, no matter what jobs are, as early signs...more

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Fed Raises Interest Rates by 50 Basis Points, Biggest Jump Since 2000

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The Federal Reserve made good on Wednesday of months of rate-hike foreshadowing, announcing a half-percentage-point increase in interest rates and detailing a plan to shrink the central bank’s “massive bond holdings.” In...more

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U.S. Job Openings (and Quits) Hit All-Time Highs

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U.S. job openings remained strong, “with 11.5 million positions listed as available in March, underscoring the continuing strength of the labor market.” The number of workers voluntarily leaving jobs “also reached a high” in...more

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SEC Obtains Consent Judgments Against Biotechnology Company and CEO for False COVID-19 Product Claims

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On April 19, 2022, Judge James R. Knepp II of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio approved consent judgments against biotechnology firm Rising Biosciences, Inc. and its CEO Arthur Hall for violations of...more

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Inside the Merger Agreement between Elon Musk and Twitter

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In what seems like one of the speediest transaction processes ever for a deal of its size, Twitter agreed on April 25, 2022 to be acquired by Elon Musk for $54.20 per share or about $44 billion.  It all started with Musk...more

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Feds Charge Hwang with Securities Fraud Over Massive Archegos Collapse

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On Wednesday, federal authorities arrested Archegos Capital Management’s Bill Hwang and the company’s former CFO Patrick Halligan over an alleged “stock manipulation scheme they called staggering in size and brazen in its...more

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Delaware Chancery Court Reemphasizes Importance of Properly Handling Board Conflicts in Ruling for Elon Musk in SolarCity Case

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On April 28, 2022, Vice Chancellor Slights of the Delaware Chancery Court issued a verdict for the defense in In re Tesla Motors, Inc. Stockholder Litigation, a long-running derivative lawsuit challenging the 2016 acquisition...more

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Tech Drags Markets to Dismal April Performance

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A slumping tech sector pulled markets lower on Tuesday, “adding to a losing streak that has April shaping up to be Wall Street’s worst month in two years.” For the S&P 500, that translates into a nearly 8% decline for the...more

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Elon Musk Strikes Deal to Take Twitter Private for $44B

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Elon Musk and Twitter brass struck a deal on Monday in which Musk will spend $44 billion to “take over the influential social network frequented by world leaders, celebrities and cultural trendsetters” and take it private....more

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Tesla Impresses with Massive Q1 Profits

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Tesla delivered $3.3 billion in profits during the first three months of 2022, a massive increase from the sub-$500M figure during the same period a year before. Still, the company also told investors on Wednesday that “it...more

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Everything Compliance - The Elon Etc Edition

Welcome to the only roundtable podcast in compliance. In 2021, Everything Compliance was honored by W3 as a top talk show in podcasting. In this episode, we have the quintet of Jay Rosen, Jonathan Armstrong, Jonathan Marks,...more

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Apollo Global Weighing Bankrolling Musk’s Play for Twitter

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Back at it. Let’s get caught up . . . The latest in the Elon Musk/Twitter drama includes word that PE firm Apollo Global Mgmt is “considering” joining a bid by Musk to acquire the social media platform, a potential early...more

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Twitter's Board of Directors Adopts a Poison Pill

Twitter adopted a poison pill (i.e., a shareholder rights plan), that included a preferred stock purchase right, a flip-in right, and flip-over right, on April 15, 2022, a day after an investor offered to buy its remaining...more

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Compliance Into The Weeds - Musk Pulls U-Turn on Twitter Board

Compliance into the Weeds is the only weekly podcast that takes a deep dive into a compliance-related topic, literally going into the weeds to explore a subject more. This week, Matt and I take on the strange comings and...more

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Musk Reverses Course, Eschews Twitter Board Seat

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In the reversal heard around the tech world on Monday, Elon Musk announced that he would not be joining Twitter’s Board of Directors after all. The social media company had extended the invite to Musk after news broke that he...more

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Passive Aggressive: Unpacking Elon Musk’s Beneficial Ownership Filings Regarding Twitter, Inc.

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Elon Musk’s contentious relationship with the Securities and Exchange Commission is likely to become even more complicated as a result of Mr. Musk’s filings with the Commission to report his recent purchases of shares in...more

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U.S. Jobless Claims Hit 54-Year Low

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U.S. jobless claims hit 166k last week, the lowest “since November 1968, when the labor force was less than half of its current size.” Labor Department data also showed some 4.3 million workers quitting their jobs in...more

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JetBlue Makes Surprise Bid for Spirit Airlines

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JetBlue has made a last-minute $3.6 billion offer to buy Spirit Airlines, “throwing a wrench into Spirit’s plan to merge with Frontier Airlines and create a behemoth budget carrier.” The offer appears calculated to help...more

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Elon Musk Takes Surprise 9.2% Stake in Twitter

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The man who can move the entire crypto industry in 180 characters or less disclosed on Monday a massive new stake in that medium of choice, Twitter. That move made Elon Musk the single biggest shareholder of the social media...more

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The Ongoing Battle Between Musk And The Sec Heats Up Again

ELON’S MUSK TUMULTUOUS HISTORY WITH THE SEC - Tesla’s colorful CEO, Elon Musk, has a history of feuding with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and it looks like the fight isn’t over. In 2018, the SEC...more

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The SEC – It Just Means More

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The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) was established by the passage of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 following the stock market crash of 1929.sec The Act gave the newly formed SEC power to regulate the...more

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FCPA Compliance Report - Karen Woody on Elon Musk Attack on SEC Consent Decree

In this episode of the FCPA Compliance Report, I am joined by Professor Karen Woody from Washington & Lee Law School and discuss the recent filing by attorneys for Elon Musk and Tesla to revoke the previously agreed to...more

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