This week’s corporate law news roundup includes discussions of the Supreme Court’s grant of certiorari to resolve a circuit split over whether Regulation S-K Item 303 may give rise to a Section 10(b) securities fraud claim; the SEC’s rejection of a proposed bitcoin ETF listing for a second time in a one-month period; and a California federal court’s grant to the SEC of a preliminary injunction in connection with a fraudulent EB-5 scheme claim.
This week’s Corporate news includes a new federal law governing trade secrets, new changes favoring defendant in New York Shareholder Suits involving going private transactions by controlling shareholders, and a case that may be reviewed by the Supreme Court that challenges the constitutionality of the American Invents Act.
The Supreme Court overturns final financial orders on divorce due to husbands’ dishonesty but what are the repercussions for past, present and future cases? Continue reading
You divorced 23 years ago. Your children are all grown up. You’ve worked hard and done well. Life is good. Then, out of the blue, a solicitor’s letter lands on your doormat. Your ex-wife, who you’ve not seen for years, wants a share of your hard-earned cash. Continue reading
Mrs Sharland will be heading to the Supreme Court in June 2015 to find out whether her husband’s fraudulent non-disclosure was material enough to set aside the final court order. Continue reading
Lord Neuberger, the president of the Supreme Court (and big legal cheese), has called for a rethink on privacy law in a speech to the Hong Kong Foreign Correspondents’ Club. Continue reading
Last week’s Supreme Court ruling in the long-running case of Prest v Petrodel Resources has generated much comment on how fairly to treat one-man companies in divorce settlements. Continue reading