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D.C. Circuit Court Re-Affirms Decision That Portions Of SEC's Conflict Minerals Rules Are Unconstitutional
On August 18, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, in likely the first majority opinion citing Charles Dickens (A Tale of Two Cities) and George Orwell (Nineteen Eighty-Four), re-affirmed its previous ruling striking down the SEC rule mandating that public companies specifically declare their products to be "not DRC conflict free" in their SEC filings and on their websites as a violation of the First Amendment. National Association of Manufacturers, et al., v. Securitie
United States
7 Sep 2015
Trinity Wall Street v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. − "Lawyers, Guns And Money"
On July 6, 2015 the Third Circuit Court of Appeals issued its eagerly awaited opinion in Trinity Wall Street v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc...
United States
17 Aug 2015
Third Circuit Lets Wal-Mart Exclude Firearms Proposal Under The "Ordinary Business Operations" Exception
On April 14, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit summarily reversed a troubling decision of the Federal District Court in Delaware...
United States
21 Apr 2015
Supreme Court Revises Rules For Private Securities Class Actions
The U.S. Supreme Court revised the ground rules for private securities class actions under Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
United States
4 Jul 2014
U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Sues SEC To Overturn Controversial Dodd-Frank Resource Extraction Rule
Under the new Rule, issuers must disclose all payments (or aggregation of related payments) of $100,000 or more to foreign (and U.S.) governments for such activities.
United States
22 Oct 2012
Federal Judge Reconsiders Securities Claims Against GE And Identifies Three Categories Of Statements That Are Not Actionable Under Federal Securities Laws
In a consolidated class action in the Manhattan federal court, General Electric and more than 40 other defendants are accused of violating the Securities Act of 1933 and the Exchange Act of 1934.
United States
11 Jun 2012
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