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By Hillel Cohn, Dylan Naughton, Lloyd Harmetz
On February 15, 2018, the Enforcement Section of the Massachusetts Securities Division (the "Division") of the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth charged a registered broker-dealer ...
By Anna Pinedo
In a speech given early in the week at Stanford University's Rock Center for Corporate Governance, Commissioner Stein addressed a broad range of topics, including cybersecurity issues and shareholder engagement.
By Daniel E. Chudd, James Tucker
As we discussed in an earlier post about the NDAA for FY 2018, one of the most significant changes with respect to procurement issues may be related to the DOD's conduct of debriefings.
By Anna Pinedo
Yesterday, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced that it will hold an open meeting on February 21st at 10 a.m. to consider various matters ...
By Ze’-ev Eiger
In late January 2018, MSCI reopened a consultation with the investment community on the treatment of unequal voting structures.
By Anna Pinedo
A bill, H.R. 3978, that includes various disparate measures passed in the House of Representatives by a vote of 271 to 145.
By Daniel E. Chudd, James Tucker
Earlier this month, the GAO announced that its long-awaited electronic protest docketing system (EPDS) is now operational and undergoing limited pilot testing with certain designated protests filed since February 1.
By Brian D. Hirshberg
Over time, the Staff has provided guidance to mortgage REITs in the form of no-action letters regarding the types of securities that it deems to be qualifying assets.
By Peter Hsiao, Robert Falk, Michael Steel, William Tarantino
On February 8, 2018, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) released a Draft Three-Year Priority Product Work Plan (2018-2020) (new Work Plan) under its Safer Consumer Products (SCP) Program.
By Anna Pinedo
In the recently released Congressional Budget Justification, the Securities and Exchange Commission highlights a number of priorities.
By Anna Pinedo
Positive information often appears first rather than being dispersed throughout a release.
By Lucía X. Roibal
On January 23, 2018, in a 2-1 decision, the Ninth Circuit sent class-action lawyers into a tizzy when it handed down its decision in In re Hyundai and Kia Fuel Econ. Litig., No. 15-56067, 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 1626...
By J. Alexander Lawrence
The music industry came out on top in one of its first attempts to hold an internet service provider liable for its subscribers' unauthorized peer-to-peer file sharing
By Anna Pinedo
Bill Hinman, Director of the Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Corporation Finance delivered the keynote address at the Practising Law Institute's annual Securities Regulation in Europe program.
By Kelley Howes
The SEC's Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) has published its 2018 examination priorities.
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