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Conflict Minerals and Resource Extraction Challenges Proceed on Accelerated Basis

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Public Companies and Securities We previously noted that the challenge to the SEC’s conflict minerals rules was transferred from the Court of Appeals to the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.  A scheduling order has been entered in the case which provides that the parties’ cross-motions for summary judgment will be decided on the basis of […] Read more →

by   |   May 21, 2013

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CFPB Takes Action Against Real Estate Kickbacks Under RESPA

Banking, Consumer Protection The CFPB has ordered a Texas homebuilder, Paul Taylor, to surrender more than $100,000 he received in kickbacks for referring mortgage origination business to Benchmark Bank and... Read more →

by   |   May 20, 2013

job creation just ahead

Crowdfunding and Jobs Act News Roundup – May 17, 2013

Public Companies and Securities This week the SEC appointed Keith F. Higgins as Director of the Division of Corporation Finance.  We don’t know him personally but have seen him speak at conferences and... Read more →

by   |   May 17, 2013


Whistleblower Law Firm Complains to SEC

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized Two partners from a self-described law firm that specializes in the representation of whistleblowers have sent a letter to the SEC Commissioners complaining about the use of... Read more →

by   |   May 17, 2013