FTC Sues To Enjoin Merger Between Daily Fantasy Sports Sites, DOJ Reverses Stance In Supreme Court Class-Action Waiver, and Trump Policies Cause Risk Related Disclosures To SEC

by Jeanne R. Solomon and Timothy Piscatelli

This week’s corporate law news roundup includes discussions of the Federal Trade Commission’s opposition to the DraftKings and FanDuel merger, the Department of Justice reversal of its stance on class-action waivers, and companies’ approach to SEC risk factor disclosures relating to Trump administration policies.

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SEC Adopts Amendment to Shorten Settlement Cycle for Securities Transactions; Medical Device Company Files Reg A+ Offering, Seeks NYSE MKT Listing; and U.S. DOJ Fraud Section Publishes Guide to Evaluating Corporate Compliance Programs

by Jeanne Solomon

This week’s corporate law news roundup includes discussions of the SEC’s amendment of Rule 15c6-1(a) to shorten the settlement cycle for securities transactions to T+2, a Regulation A+ issuer’s plan to list its common stock on the New York Stock Exchange’s small-cap market, and the recent publication by the Fraud Section of the U.S. Department of Justice summarizing key topics and questions in evaluating corporate compliance programs.

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Corporate News Roundup 4/25/16: Modernizing Regulation S-K; DOJ Sues ValueAct; PE Funds Found Liable for ERISA Withdrawal Liability; Proposed Amendments to DGCL

This edition of the Corporate News Roundup includes an SEC concept release aimed at modernizing Regulation S-K, DOJ’s antitrust lawsuit against ValueAct for failing to comply with the HSR Act, a federal court decision holding private equity funds liable for their portfolio company’s ERISA withdrawal liability and the Delaware Bar Association’s latest proposed amendments to the DGCL.

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