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Financial Daily Dose 4.16.2021 | Top Story: Lower Jobless Claims and Big U.S. Retail Sales Power Dow Above 34,000

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More good economic news in the U.S. this week, with first-time jobless claims falling to 613k, a decrease of more than 150,000 from a week earlier and the lowest level of the pandemic. ...more

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Massachusetts Superior Court BLS Finds No Duty To Disclose Alleged Preliminary Merger Discussions

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Massachusetts Superior Court BLS Finds No Duty to Disclose Alleged Preliminary Merger Discussions, Northern District of California Declines to Dismiss Oracle Fraud Class Action Suit, SCOTUS Hears Oral Argument in Goldman...more

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The IPO Markets Are Changing, and so Is the Lock-up Agreement

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An initial public offering (IPO) is a crucial time in the life of a company and its stakeholders. Initial investors, employees, and executives can profit from the public listing, and the company can raise additional capital....more

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Financial Daily Dose 3.11.2021 | Top story: Massive $1.9T Covid-Relief Legislation Passes Congress, Set to Become Law Friday

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With Wednesday’s passage in the House, the $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill is heading to President Biden’s desk for an anticipated Friday signature, “cementing one of the largest injections of federal aid since the Great...more

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Financial Daily Dose 3.10.2021 | Top Story: Tech Stocks Rebound, Lifting Tesla and Bitcoin

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Tech stocks roared back on Tuesday just a day after the Nasdaq hit correction territory, as “buy-the-dip” won out and led to a nearly-4% jump for the tech-heavy index ...more

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Delaware Court Enjoins an ‘Extreme’ Stockholder Rights Plan

On February 26, 2021, Vice Chancellor Kathaleen S. McCormick of the Delaware Court of Chancery permanently enjoined a stockholder rights plan — or so-called “poison pill” — with a 5% trigger that The Williams Companies, Inc....more

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SEC Suspends Trading in 15 Public Companies for Suspicious Social Media & Trading Activity

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On February 26, 2021, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued an order that suspended the trading of securities in 15 OTC public companies due to questionable trading activity and social media promotions that the...more

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Financial Daily Dose 2.25.2021 | Top Story: McKinsey Ousts Managing Partner on Heels of Opioid Settlement

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In the wake of McKinsey’s $600 million settlement with states over sales advice it had given drugmakers on opioids, partners at the consulting powerhouse have voted out the firm’s top executive, Kevin Sneader. ...more

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Financial Daily Dose 2.24.2021 | Top Story: Chair Powell Promises Continued Fed Support for US Economy

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Your Federal Reserve update based on Chair Powell’s testimony before the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday, including pushing back against concerns that the “economy is on the cusp of running too hot” ...more

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SEC Releases Sample Comment Letter for Issuers Conducting Offerings During Periods of Volatility

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On February 8, 2021, the Division of Corporation Finance of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published a sample comment letter that the SEC might send to issuers that conduct securities offerings during periods of...more

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Financial Daily Dose 2.18.2021 | Top Story: Google Caves to New Aussie Law, Will Pay for Shared News Content Down Under

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Your Big Tech vs. Australia update: after raising a “well, then, no search engine for you” fuss in response to the country’s proposed law requiring tech giants to “pay news organizations for the news articles that are shared...more

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ESMA publishes supervisory warning following very high volatility in trading of certain stocks spurred by social media action

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On February 17, 2020, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published a short supervisory warning expressing its concerns following “…very high volatility in certain US stocks, linked to a significant...more

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Stumbling Through Securities Law Challenges for COVID-19 Vaccine Developers

As the world waits to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic, publicly traded pharmaceutical companies waging in that fight are facing the multifaceted challenge of developing COVID-19 responses, informing the public of their...more

Freeman Law

So You Made Money on GameStop, Now What? A Primer on Capital Gains

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The GameStop stock saga will undoubtedly go down in history as one of the most mystifying market events Wall Street has ever seen. Indeed, the markets have seen a massive influx of new retail investors into the space. But...more

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GameStop, Taxes, and the Next Trade

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It appears the wild ride for traders in GameStop (GME) stock has ended with shares trading at a fraction of what they were trading just a few weeks ago. Shares which once soared from around $20 a shares to a high of $380, as...more

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New York Appellate Court Decision Offers Guidance for Investors Who Comment Publicly on Stocks in Which They Have a Financial...

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In recent weeks, so-called “meme stocks” have demonstrated how statements by investors on social media can have an outsized impact on stock prices. Regulators have said that they are monitoring extreme volatility in certain...more

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FINRA Issues Compliance Guidance on Low-Priced Stocks

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The Wall Street Journal reports traders on Reddit’s WallStreetBets forum – the same social medium that helped fuel the GameStop short squeeze – have started bidding up cannabis stocks.  Mentions on the forum jumping from near...more

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Stonk Trading’s Not a Game

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During the height of the GameStop (NYSE: GME) mania, Slate author Jordan Weissman explained that “[A]t a moment that the markets are being overrun, for better or worse, by posters who’ve basically dedicated themselves to...more

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Raising Capital During Periods of Extreme Price Volatility

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On February 8, in light of recent market volatility in the options and equities markets, the Division of Corporation Finance (Division) of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (Commission) published guidance for...more

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SEC Publishes Sample Comments re: Stock Price Volatility

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The SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance published an "illustrative letter" with sample comments that it may issue to companies seeking to raise capital in securities offerings amid market and price volatility. These will...more

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Financial Daily Dose 2.5.2021 | Top Story: Senate Advances $1.9 Trillion White House Covid Relief Measure

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With Vice President Harris acting as the tiebreaker (and following a 15-hour amendment vote-a-rama), the Senate voted on Thursday to move forward with the White House’s $1.9 trillion Covid relief measure....more

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Financial Daily Dose 2.4.2021 | Top Story: McKinsey to Pay $587 Million for Role in Opioid Crisis

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Consulting standard-bearer McKinsey & Co. will pay $573 million to resolve state investigations and allegations related to its role “in helping ‘turbocharge’ opioid sales, a rare instance of it being held publicly accountable...more

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Financial Daily Dose 1.28.2021 | Top Story: GameStop’s Wild Ride Continues, Pummeling Hedge Funds Along the Way

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GameStop’s continuing surge this week has gone from something of a lark to a collective small-trader effort to stick it to Wall Street hedge funds and institutionalists, with share-price fundamentals discarded entirely in...more

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Financial Daily Dose 1.26.2021 | Top Story: Apollo Global Ousts Leon Black as CEO Over Epstein Ties

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Private equity behemoth Apollo Global Management’s CEO, Leon Black, is stepping down after an outside inquiry by Dechert—“ordered by the firm’s board at Mr. Black’s behest in October”—revealed that Black “had paid more than...more

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Financial Daily Dose 1.22.2021 | Top Story: Google Threatens to Pull Search From Down Under Over Proposed Law

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Google has threatened to pull its search engine from the entirety of the Australian continent “if the government approved legislation that would force tech companies to pay for journalism shared on their platforms.” Facebook...more

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