» Katten Muchin gears up for pay ratio disclosure in 2018 proxy season
18/12/17 13:00 from Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation
By Lene Powell, J.D. Despite perhaps fond hopes, the SEC’s Pay Ratio Disclosure rule remains in force and many companies will be dealing with it for the first time in the 2018 proxy season. Between lack of experience, data headaches, and...

» Allegations in another case's complaint were plausibly corrective disclosures
15/12/17 16:39 from Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation
By Rodney F. Tonkovic, J.D. A Sixth Circuit panel has reversed and remanded a district court's holding that a complaint in a different suit did not constitute a corrective disclosure. The district court held that claims that a medical pr...

» Compliance Lessons from Star Wars – Man Versus Machine
15/12/17 14:00 from Compliance Building
With the release of Episode VIII – The Last Jedi, I’m joining Tom Fox in tying compliance and the Star Wars franchise together in some posts this week. (I saw the movie last night, but I will refrain from revealing anything other than it...

» Compliance Lessons from Star Wars – Rebels
14/12/17 14:58 from Compliance Building
With the pending release of Episode VIII – The Last Jedi, I’m joining Tom Fox in tying compliance and the Star Wars franchise together in some posts this week. Star Wars is about the rise of the evil galactic empire and the rebels who fi...

» Katten webinar surveys the vast legal and compliance landscape for cryptocurrencies
14/12/17 13:00 from Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation
By Brad Rosen, J.D. In a webinar titled Trading Bitcoin: Legal and Compliance Considerations for Trading and Facilitating Transactions in Bitcoin , a team of Katten Muchin Rosenman attorneys explored the vast, murky and ever-expanding te...

» Compliance Lessons From Star Wars – Lies
13/12/17 15:51 from Compliance Building
With the pending release of Episode VIII – The Last Jedi, I’m joining Tom Fox in tying compliance and the Star Wars franchise together in posts this week. I’ve always been trouble by the lie from Obi Wan Kenobi to Luke Skywalker: &...

» Clayton cautions both investors and market professionals about ICOs
13/12/17 14:50 from Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation
By Jacquelyn Lumb Jay Clayton has emphasized that his focus as SEC chairman will be on capital raising and the protection of retail investors. Following a recent enforcement action against Munchee Inc. for an offering of digital tokens t...

» The SEC has the Munchees: Eating away at the “utility token” theory
12/12/17 20:36 from The Venture Alley
Yesterday, the SEC issued an enforcement order regarding Munchee’s token offering and SEC Chairman Jay Clayton released a general public statement  on cryptocurrencies and ICOs.  For those who previously read our post about the SEC’s rep...

» Compliance Lessons From Star Wars – Hacked
12/12/17 15:41 from Compliance Building
With the pending release of Episode VIII – The Last Jedi, I’m joining Tom Fox in tying compliance and the Star Wars franchise together. Starting at the beginning with Star Wars, or what is now Episode IV – A New Hope, the cli...

» Oral agreement to settle proxy contest is enforceable
12/12/17 14:43 from Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation
By Amy Leisinger, J.D. The Delaware Chancery Court has ordered specific performance of an oral agreement between shareholder funds and a company to settle a proxy contest by expanding the company’s board and appointing two of the shareho...

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