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On June 13, 2011, the United States Supreme Court rendered a decision in the Janus Capital Group, Inc. v. First Derivative Traders, No. 09-525. In a 5-4 decision, the Court held that a mutual fund’s investment adviser cannot be held liable for securities fraud under Rule 10b-5 over...
If you've tired of hearing campaign promises about tax cuts, repeal of tax cuts, extension of tax cuts, tax cuts for the middle class, tax cuts for income over $250,000 a year, and the like -- relax. Let Blawgletter tell...If you've tired of hearing campaign promises about tax cuts, repeal of tax...
COSTELLO v. GRUNDON (October 18, 2010) Several senior Comdisco, Inc. employees participated in the company’s shared investment plan (SIP) program. Under the program: a) participants purchased Comdisco stock, b) the purchase was funded exclusively by personal loans, c) the participants...
Connecticut and California are considering changes to their renewable portfolio standards (RPS) that could be viewed as “scaling back” the targets. This could be a near-term effort to address high utility rates during an economic downturn and an election season, or the start...
The "Conflict Minerals" Provision in the Dodd-Frank Act Imposes New Disclosure Requirements on Manufacturers
Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Act amends Section 13 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to impose a new reporting requirement on publicly traded companies that manufacture products for which “conflict minerals” are necessary to their functionality or production. To read the full...