Disparate treatment by the courts could be politically driven, suggests Bay Area securities attorney Jared Kopel.
Protections afforded by the Dodd-Frank Act are now being scrutinized by trial and appellate courts, explains securities lawyer Jared Kopel.
Companies should develop and implement a compliance program to address international discovery issues, explains Philip Favro of Symantec Corp.
Title I liberalizes regulatory and disclosure burden for companies considering going public, explain Sheppard Mullin attorneys.
Felicia Gross of the New York City Law Department examines the lessons learned from the Galleon and Whitman insider trading trials.
The Supreme Court decision is forcing the SEC to come up with alternative theories of individual liability, explains Laurie Edelstein of Brune & Richard.
Recent enforcement proceedings clarify when the commission is likely to forgo prosecution, explains Jared Kopel.
Legislation in the works to control use of political intelligence in investments adds little to current enforcement options, says James Ching.
The U.S. Supreme Court's attempt to create a bright-line test for primary liability resulted in numerous conflicting opinions from lower courts, explains Jared Kopel of Wilson Sonsini.
M&A activity, investigations of foreign corporations and increased number of SEC actions create a litigious environment, explain Orrick attorneys.
With thousands of employees holding stock in privately owned companies, platforms to trade or sell that stock are emerging, explains Steven Kaufhold of Kaufhold Gaskin.
The commission has increased the number of prosecutions, often employing novel theories of liability, says Jared L. Kopel of Wilson Sonsini.
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