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Failure to Disclose Attempt to Defeat Takeover Leads to SEC Charges and Admission of Guilt

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Public Companies and Securities The SEC charged motion picture company Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. with failing to fully and accurately disclose to investors a key aspect of its effort to thwart a hostile takeover bid.  While the company agreed to pay $7.5 million to the SEC, it also admitted to nine pages of unflattering facts and that its conduct […] Read more →

by   |   March 13, 2014

CFPB Wants Free Consumer Credit Scores

Consumer Protection In a recent speech, CFPB Director Richard Cordray stated “I recently sent letters and followed up with phone calls to the CEOs of the nation’s top credit card companies... Read more →

by   |   March 11, 2014

SEC Wants Municipalities to Self-Report Violations — MCDC

Litigation The SEC has announced a new cooperation initiative out of its Enforcement Division to encourage issuers and underwriters of municipal securities to self-report certain violations... Read more →

by   |   March 10, 2014

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Reg 506(b) Offerings Continue to Dominate Regulation D Practice

Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized A recent study by Crowdnetic indicates Regulation D offerings under Rule 506(b) without general solicitation continue to dominate over Rule 506(c) offerings with general... Read more →

by   |   March 9, 2014