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NAM Replies to SEC in Conflict Minerals Emergency Stay

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities NAM et al have filed their reply brief in the conflict minerals emergency stay hearing.  Highlights, many of which are not new points, are: The rule must be vacated because it cannot function sensibly without the stricken provision.  The rule’s remaining requirements fail to enable anyone to distinguish between issuers using minerals from mines controlled […] Read more →

by   |   May 13, 2014

Whistleblower Doesn’t Have to Report to SEC for Dodd-Frank Protection

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities In Yang v. Navigators Group, Inc. (S.D.N.Y. 2014), the court held the Dodd-Frank anti-retaliation statute does not clearly and unambiguously limit whistleblower protection to... Read more →

by   |   May 12, 2014

Second Conflict Minerals Report Filed

Public Companies and Securities The second Form SD and related conflicts minerals report has been filed (our blog on the first one is here).  They are interesting documents but may still not be the holy grail... Read more →

by   |   May 12, 2014

SEC Approves Additional Changes to FINRA Corporate Financing Rule

Broker-Dealer, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has approved additional changes to the FINRA Corporate Financing Rule.  The approved changes: expand the circumstances under which members and issuers may negotiate... Read more →

by   |   May 12, 2014