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Corzine Settles CFTC’s MF Global Charges for $5 Million

Derivatives, Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has obtained a federal court Consent Order against Defendant Jon S. Corzine, former CEO of MF Global Inc., requiring him to pay a $5 million civil monetary penalty for his role in MF Global’s unlawful use of customer funds totaling nearly one billion dollars and for his failure to […] Read more →

by   |   January 5, 2017

SEC Publishes Regulation A+ Statistics

Crowdfunding, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has published a white paper describing the types of Regulation A+ offerings to date. Facts published include: As of October 31, 2016, prospective issuers have publicly... Read more →

by   |   December 31, 2016

10th Circuit Finds SEC Administrative Proceedings are Unconstitutional

Litigation The Appointments Clause of the US Constitution requires that “inferior officers” be appointed by the President, department heads or courts of law. SEC administrative law... Read more →

by   |   December 28, 2016

Delaware Court Addresses Fee-Shifting Bylaw

Litigation, M&A, Public Companies and Securities In 2015, Section 115 was added to the Delaware General Corporation Law, or DGCL providing that Delaware corporations may adopt bylaws requiring that internal corporate claims be... Read more →

by   |   December 28, 2016