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The Big Reveal: Changes To The CBCA End An Era Of Anonymity For Beneficial Owners Of Private Corporations
The new securities register will not be directly available to the public.
10 Apr 2019
Cybersecurity Update: First SEC Enforcement Action Involving The Identity Theft Red Flags Rule Results In Settlement
On September 26, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced that a settlement was reached in its first enforcement action involving the Identity Theft Red Flags Rule (the "Red Flags Rule").
United States
18 Dec 2018
MF Global-PwC Fight Could Set Troublesome Precedent
Sometimes, a case comes along appearing to be on the side of right and vindication although in reality, it is a wolf in sheep's clothing.
United States
17 Mar 2017
SEC Releases Crowdfunding Rules For Securities Offerings
Investors will be able to purchase securities through internet crowdfunding platforms under new final rules released by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in October.
United States
22 Dec 2015
CSA Announces Amendments To National Instrument (NI) 45-106
On February 19, 2015, the Canadian Securities Administrators announced the adoption of changes to the accredited investor and minimum amount investment prospectus exemptions, among other changes.
United States
5 May 2015
SEC Municipalities Continuing Disclosure Cooperation Initiative Update
Issuers and underwriters of municipal securities have been provided an opportunity by the "SEC" to self-report violations of the federal securities laws.
United States
24 Jun 2014
Better Late Than Early - What Is "Just, Convenient And Equitable" Among Innocent Investors In Fraudulent Investment Schemes
Defrauded investors in an investment scheme rarely recover all of the funds that they have invested.
12 Mar 2014
FTC Announces Higher Hart Scott Rodino Premerger Notification Reporting Thresholds
The Hart-Scott-Rodino Act, 15 U.S.C. 18a, requires parties that are contemplating a merger or the acquisition of assets, voting securities and other non-corporate interests above certain dollar thresholds to notify the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice Antitrust Division of the proposed transaction.
United States
31 Jan 2014
The Dodd-Frank Act And Municipal Advisor Rules
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was signed into law by President Obama on July 21, 2010.
United States
22 Jan 2014
SEC Adopts Long-Awaited Final Rule Removing Ban On General Solicitation In Rule 506 Private Offerings
On July 10, 2013, the SEC adopted a "game changing" new final rule that lifts an 80-year-old ban on general solicitation and advertising for certain private securities offerings.
United States
23 Jul 2013
Bonds For Retirement Liabilities
The Michigan Legislature recently enacted, and Governor Snyder signed into law on October 9, 2012, amendments to the Revised Municipal Finance Act.
United States
7 Nov 2012
Michigan Court Of Appeals Decision May Preclude Lenders From Foreclosing By Advertisement And Suing Guarantors At The Same Time
A recent decision by a panel of the Michigan Court of Appeals has cast doubt on the ability of a lender to pursue claims against loan guarantors during a pending foreclosure by advertisement, at least in transactions where the guaranty is part of the indebtedness secured by the mortgage.
United States
8 May 2012
Michigan Supreme Court Upholds MERS Mortgage Foreclosures
In an opinion that will likely preserve the validity of hundreds, if not thousands, of mortgage foreclosures across the state, the Michigan Supreme Court recently confirmed the ability of Mortgage Electronic Registration System (MERS) to perform non-judicial foreclosures by advertisement (as opposed to a court-supervised foreclosure).
United States
14 Dec 2011
Tips On Managing A Business Loan Workout
These days it seems to happen more often than anyone expects.
United States
9 May 2011
"Well, You Can Always Credit Bid . . ." Still True For Lenders In 2010?
Historically, one of the primary protections afforded a secured creditor in a bankruptcy proceeding was the right to "credit bid" some or all of its secured debt in connection with a debtor’s proposed sale of the secured creditor’s collateral.
United States
9 Jun 2010
Real Estate & Environmental Legal Update - Volume 1, Number 1
On February 9, 2010, the Michigan Court of Appeals decided a case that reinforces how critically important it is to have appropriate future advance language in a mortgage when future advances are anticipated.
United States
26 Apr 2010
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