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By David Higbee, James Webber
On Thursday, 7th February, the Judiciary Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives approved the No Producing and Exporting Cartels Act 2019 (NOPEC)
By Shearman & Sterling LLP
On January 31, 2019, Judge Madeline Cox Arleo of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey granted with leave to amend defendants' motion to dismiss a putative securities fraud
By Mark Weiss
On September 6, 2018, Chief Judge Diane Wood, writing for a three-judge panel of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals (the "Court"), affirmed the dismissal of a putative class action by indirect purchaser plaintiffs ("IPPs") alleging that seven US steel producers conspired to fix prices on the sale of steel products in the United States.
By Jay Baris, Nathan Greene, Laura Friedrich, John Finley, III, Andrew (Buddy) Donohue, Paul Schreiber, Thomas Majewski, John Reiss, J.R. Morgan, Ted Randolph
The Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) has proposed rules that would modernize the "fund of funds" rules. The rules would replace a patchwork of exemptive rules and orders,
By Donna Parisi, Geoffrey Goldman, Azam Aziz, Jennifer Oosterbaan
Toward the end of 2018, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) proposed significant revisions to the framework governing swap trading through swap execution facilities (SEFs)
By Hugh Tucker, Yas Banifatemi, Anthony Patten, George Borovas, Robert Freedman, Waajid Siddiqui
2019 looks set to be a dynamic year in the energy markets, with the oil & gas industry potentially going back into growth mode, the accelerated expansion of renewable energy worldwide and a new chapter in the development of nuclear power
By Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 1 November, 2018, the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong (SFC) issued a statement (the "Statement"), which sets out a new approach aiming to regulate virtual asset portfolio managers ...
By Shearman & Sterling LLP
Borsa Italiana S.p.A., the managing company of the Italian stock exchange ("Borsa Italiana"), amended its Rules of the Market and the related Instructions ...
By Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 9 November 2018, the Italian Securities and Exchange Commission (Commissione Nazionale per le Società e la Borsa, "CONSOB") ...
By Shearman & Sterling LLP
In a closely-watched trial, the former CFO of Aveo Pharmaceuticals has been found liable for federal securities fraud.
By Shearman & Sterling LLP
While an investigation by the SEC or the DOJ often can lead to private securities litigation, sometimes it happens the other way around.
By Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 2 November 2018, the Division of Enforcement of the SEC released its annual report setting forth enforcement-related statistics and its key initiatives.
By Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 4 January 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to consider whether negligence or scienter is the appropriate mental state standard for misstatements or omissions ...
By Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 3 December 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court heard argument in Lorenzo v. SEC. The case is an appeal of the D.C. Circuit's ruling that a person who does not make the alleged false statement ...
By Shearman & Sterling LLP
The DOJ recently made a significant change to its policy regarding corporate cooperation. Since 2015, that policy has been governed by a memo ...
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