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Dodd-Frank Public Companies and Securities

Exercising Registration Rights Did Not Violate Fiduciary Duties

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities Molycorp, Inc. is a publically traded Delaware corporation engaged in a the production and sale of rare earth oxides.  Private equity investors held 44% of Molycorp’s stock, appointed certain directors and had demand registration rights.  As an earlier stage company, Molycorp had a need for substantial cash to fund its development budget. In 2010, prices […] Read more →

by   |   May 28, 2015

Scale and Gavel

Montana Joins Massachusetts in Regulation A+ Challenge

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities Montana has joined Massachusetts in a challenge to Regulation A+ adopted pursuant to the JOBS Act.  You can see the scheduling order here.  The Montana and Massachusetts cases... Read more →

by   |   May 27, 2015


Massachusetts Moves to Block Regulation A+

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts has filed a petition for review of Regulation A+.  The Secretary is asking that the rule be vacated because it is arbitrary,... Read more →

by   |   May 26, 2015

job creation just ahead

SEC Updates EDGAR for Regulation A+

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has updated its EDGAR Filer Manual to document changes being made to accommodate Regulation A+ under the JOBS Act. EDGAR will be updated to add Regulation A submission... Read more →

by   |   May 26, 2015