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U.S. House of Representatives Pass Bill Seeking to Raise Disclosure Thresholds under SEC Rule 701

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Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized A bill (H.R. 1675) seeking to increase the information disclosure threshold under SEC Rule 701 passed the U.S. House of Representatives on February 3 by a vote of 265 to 159. Rule 701 exempts from registration issuer sales or grants of securities to employees under written compensatory plans.  Pursuant to Rule 701, issuers need only provide […] Read more →

by   |   February 4, 2016

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Three Bills Proposing Amendments to the Federal Securities Laws Gain Traction in Congress

Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisers, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities The U.S. House of Representatives passed three bills on February 1, 2016 that propose changes to the federal securities laws, including the Securities Act of 1933 (’33 Act) and... Read more →

by   |   February 3, 2016

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Yahoo! Compensation Litigation – History May Not Repeat Itself but it Often Rhymes

Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The Delaware Court of Chancery has issued an opinion on a Section 220 demand made against Yahoo! No complaint has yet been filed, and although Vice Chancellor Laster speculates on... Read more →

by   |   February 3, 2016

CFPB and DOJ Continue Aggressive and Controversial Enforcement Efforts Against Indirect Auto Lenders with Enforcement Action Against Toyota Motor Credit Corporation

Banking, CFPB, Consumer Protection, Litigation On February 2, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a joint enforcement action against indirect auto lender Toyota... Read more →

by   |   February 2, 2016