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The State AG Report Weekly Update September 12, 2019
50 AGs, led by Texas AG Ken Paxton, announced an investigation into Google over allegedly anticompetitive behavior in violation of state and federal antitrust laws.
United States
20 Sep 2019
The State AG Report Weekly Update July 11, 2019
Iowa AG Tom Miller issued a statement regarding the legality of hemp and cannabidiol products under state law after Congress passed the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 legalizing CBD derived from industrial hemp ...
United States
15 Jul 2019
Gabelli v. SEC: The Supreme Court Limits The Statute Of Limitations For SEC Actions
In a recent unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) has five years from the date when an alleged fraud begins - not from the date when the SEC uncovers the fraud - to bring an action seeking penalties.
United States
31 Mar 2013
Proposed Amendments To Rule 506 As Mandated By The JOBS Act
The Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) proposed rules to eliminate the prohibition against general solicitation and general advertising in certain securities offerings.
United States
12 Mar 2013
SEC Recommends Major Changes In Municipal Securities Market
The Securities and Exchange Commission on July 31, 2012 issued a comprehensive report with recommendations to improve the municipal securities market.
United States
4 Oct 2012
GAO Publishes Report On Factors That May Affect Trends In Regulation A Offerings
One of the primary objectives behind the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the JOBS Act) was to increase small business capital formation.
United States
31 Jul 2012
Municipal Securities Disclosure: How Might Corporate Practice Influence Municipal Market Reform Proposals?
Municipal securities are varied and range from tax-supported bonds issued by general purpose governments to fund projects for essential services to bonds issued by industrial development authorities that loan the bond proceeds to private companies where repayment depends on the private company.
United States
27 Jul 2012
SEC Addresses Extraordinary Volatility In Stock Market
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced two new initiatives to address extraordinary volatility both in individual stocks and the stock market as a whole.
United States
17 Jul 2012
The JOBS ACT: SEC Guidance On The Changes To The Registration And Deregistration Requirements Under The Exchange Act
H.R. 3606, also known as the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act), was signed into law on April 5, 2012.
United States
11 Jul 2012
The Potential Implications Of The JOBS Act On D&O Coverage
On April 5, 2012, President Obama signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, better known as the JOBS Act.
United States
5 Jul 2012
Will SEC Guidance Awaken Private Companies To Cyber Insurance Needs?
Many who underwrite or broker insurance, or practice law in the cyber/technology/privacy realm migrated to this emerging area from the directors and officers liability regime.
United States
21 Jun 2012
The Applicability Of "Morrison v. NAB" To Foreign-Cubed Claims By The SEC
On June 10, 2011, Judge Barbara Jones of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York issued a decision in the case "SEC v. Goldman Sachs & Co.", No. 10-3229 ("Goldman Sachs"), that applied the Supreme Court’s "Morrison" decision to claims by the SEC under both the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Securities Act of 1933.
United States
13 Jul 2011
Dealing With Your Lender In Troubled Times
Companies with financing arrangements often think that the best way to get through a difficult time is to slip below the radar screen and hope that their lender won’t notice.
United States
27 May 2009
Recent Developments Regarding Financial Services: Seventh Circuit Holds Remedy Of Mortgage Rescission Available Under The Truth In Lending Act May Not Be Awarded On A Class Basis
In "Andrews v. Chevy Chase Bank", No. 07-1326 (7th Cir. Sept. 24, 2008), the Seventh Circuit court vacated the district court's certification of such a class, holding “as a matter of law that a class action for the rescission remedy under TILA may not be maintained.”
United States
2 Mar 2009
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