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.
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 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.
The commission has increased the number of prosecutions, often employing novel theories of liability, says Jared L. Kopel of Wilson Sonsini.
Federal court's refusal to dismiss a shareholder action following a negative say-on-pay vote may result in more of same, explains Jared L. Kopel of Wilson Sonsini.
Dodd-Frank removes certain registration exemptions, but creates others, complicating the process for financial consultants, explain Wickersham & Murphy attorneys.
Whistleblower retaliation rules may complicate protection of sensitive information for employers, explain Thad Davis and Veronica Alegria of Ropes & Gray.
The SEC's whistleblower provisions encourage affected companies to revamp their compliance and internal reporting standards, explains Jared L. Kopel of Wilson Sonsini.
The recently adopted whistleblower provisions set forth in detail who can make a report and the type of information rewarded, explains Jared Kopel of Wilson Sonsini.
In a recent decision, the Delaware Supreme Court re-established the validity of Brophy causes of action, explain Robbins Umeda attorneys.
New whistleblower rules will require companies to examine and restructure their internal compliance programs, explain Gibson, Dunn attorneys.
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