Securities Law Blog Roundup

Blog Roundup: The latest posts from securities law related blogs:

SECLaw.com:
 

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced it is partnering with the Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship, Growth, and Renewal at the McCombs School of Business at The University o...
The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged mining company Rio Tinto and two former top executives with fraud for inflating the value of coal assets acquired for $3.7 billion and sold a fe...
State-level fines and penalties hit 5-year high"The SEC has begun to work with the Department of Labor on a fiduciary rule proposal to harmonize the standards of conduct for advisors and...

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 Our readers may have missed this article, since the headline does not point out the problem. AdvisorHub has an article regarding a shakeup in the Morgan Stanley offices in Virginia. Apparently...

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The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that a whistleblower has earned an award of more than $1 million for providing the SEC with new information and substantial corroborating...

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Business Law Professor:

The following is a guest post from Bernard S. Sharfman*: The foundation of my understanding of corporate governance rests on a small but growing number of essays, articles, and books. These writing...
The information below the line is from an e-mail I received about the SEALSB Conference. The SEALSB conference is the southeastern regional conference for law professors in business schools, but we...
My UT Law colleague Jonathan Rohr has coauthored (with Aaron Wright) an important piece of scholarship on an of-the-moment topic--financial instrument offerings using distributed ledger technology....
ICYMI: "Is ... 'any lawful business' purpose ... the equivalent of no stated purpose?" https://t.co/tIXWli0pvF #corpgov— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) October 13, 2017 "SEC committee considers pr...
We’ve talked about Uber and its tribulations a few times here at BLPB, including what I feel is one of the remarkable aspects of the saga – the fact that a private company is being treated as publi...

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