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And Now Bad Actor Waivers for Forward-Looking Statements

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Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The Securities Act (Section 27A(b)) and the Exchange Act (Section 21E(b)) exclude reliance on the safe harbor for forward-looking statements if, among other things, the statement is made with respect to an issuer that has, within the past three years, been convicted of any felony or misdemeanor described in paragraphs (i) through (iv) of Section 15(b)(4)(B) of the Securities […] Read more →

by   |   May 21, 2015

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Does the SEC Want Issuers to Self-Report Everything?

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities Andrew Ceresney, Director, SEC Division of Enforcement delivered remarks at a conference where he addressed the SEC’s cooperation program.  Much of the focus was on the... Read more →

by   |   May 20, 2015

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CFPB Takes Action Against PayPal for Allegedly Signing Up Consumers for Unwanted Online Credit

Banking, Consumer Protection, Litigation The CFPB filed a complaint and proposed consent order in federal court against PayPal, Inc.   The CFPB alleges PayPal illegally signed up consumers for its online credit... Read more →

by   |   May 19, 2015

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Is the Conflict Minerals Law Helping?

Public Companies and Securities Those toiling away for the second required conflict minerals filings are sure to wonder whether the law is having any positive impact.  Politico has an interesting article about... Read more →

by   |   May 18, 2015