Bowditch & Dewey
If the existence of systemic racism was not evident to you before 2020, the killing of George Floyd by the police and the staggering disproportionate number of people of color dying...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
FINRA updated two sets of interpretations to Rule 4210 ("Margin Requirements").
Holland & Knight
The same conduct that can result in a breach of fiduciary duty of those in control to a minority shareholder will often support a claim for oppression.
For good reason, the business of venture capital firms is focused largely on core business issues such as raising capital, product/market fit, and deal flow.
On July 2, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") approved, with immediate effectiveness, the New York Stock Exchange's ("NYSE") proposal to extend its waiver...
The Situation: A jury had originally handed down a large verdict in a False Claims Act ("FCA") case that resulted in $347 million judgment. The district court threw out that verdict, however...
Proskauer Rose LLP
In times of crisis, fraudsters attempt to exploit the latest news developments to lure investors into scams, and the once-in-a-century global health crisis we are currently facing is no exception.
Arnold & Porter
On June 23rd, the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC or Commission) released its findings of frequent compliance...
Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
On June 23, 2020, the staff of the Division of Corporate Finance (the "Staff") of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC")...
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Three years ago, in a footnote to its unanimous opinion in Kokesh v. S.E.C., the Supreme Court left open two questions...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The North American Securities Administrators Association ("NASAA") requested input on a proposal that would provide funding to victims of securities law violations that result in a loss of funds.
Foley Hoag LLP
On July 3, 2020, the Department of Justice ("DOJ") and the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") released the Second Edition of their Resource Guide to the U.S...
On June 26, 2020, the Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission, joined by the Directors of the Divisions of Corporation Finance, Investment Management and Trading & Markets of the SEC, provided a statement.
In 2020, the defense side ended a 15-year drought in litigating the fix. When the U.S. antitrust authorities seek to block a proposed merger, they must obtain an injunction in federal court...
In early April, the SEC approved and declared immediately effective an NYSE rule change to waive, through June 30, 2020 and subject to compliance with conditions, application of certain of the shareholder approval requirements ...
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
On June 30, 2020, the US Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission (the "Agencies") published final Vertical Merger Guidelines.
The following Legal Update provides a summary of this Staff statement (the "Statement").
An "at-the-market" ("ATM") offering is an offering of securities into an existing trading market for the securities at a price or prices related to the then-market price of the securities.
Clyde & Co
The Court of Appeal of England & Wales has interpreted a contractual clause in an English law facility agreement stating that the borrower would not be in default if it did not make payment "in...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) (collectively, "Agencies") released the final version of the Vertical Merger Guidelines ("Vertical Guidelines")...