Experts in SEC Case Clash Over Disclosure Requirements
- Federal Judge Expounds on Injunction in SIFMA Case. Hume, Lynn // Bond Buyer;1/4/2007, Vol. 359 Issue 32541, p5
The article reports on the decision of Judge Stefan R. Underhill of the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut in Bridgeport to grant a temporary injunction in the case of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association. The temporary injunction will block the district...
- Chicago Lawyer Willing to Settle Trio of Yield-Burning Lawsuits. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;7/3/2002, Vol. 341 Issue 31421, p3
Reports the willingness of lawyer Douglas Hagerman to settle the yield-related lawsuits in Chicago, Illinois. Dismissal of the lower court decision by the appellate court; Details of the case; Prices of the securities purchased.
- The Aftermath Of The 1995 Securities Reform Act. Sawyer, Steve; Ballowe, Bill // Insurance Advocate;5/6/2002, Vol. 113 Issue 17, p32
Presents an analysis of the impact of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act in the U.S., which took effect on December 22, 1995, intended to reduce the number of frivolous lawsuits filed by professional plaintiffs.
- A matter of opinion. Pearsall, Angela; Parkin, James // Keeping Good Companies (14447614);Mar2010, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p100
The article reviews the case of Fortescue Metals Group Ltd. (FMG) and discusses the continuous disclosure obligations under the Corporations Act 2001 and ASX Listing Rule 3.1. It reports that the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) commenced proceedings against FMG and its...
- Having kittens: Oscar has clause. // Printing World;12/11/2003, Vol. 284 Issue 10, p56
Reports on the withdrawal of the lawsuit filed by businessman Richard Desmond against his former employee in Great Britain. Allegation of confidential information disclosure; Controversy concerning the name of the firm founded by Desmond.
- Whistleblower Blues. Hentoff, Nat // Progressive;Sep2004, Vol. 68 Issue 9, p12
Focuses on issues related to the termination of Sibel Edmonds, U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) linguist and translator, caused by her violations of the national security law and her involvement in whistle blowing activities against the agency. Allegations of Edmonds against the...
- LEGAL CHECKLIST. // People Management;1/12/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p21
The article provides information on several employment lawsuits in Great Britain. The Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998 protects employees who discloses an allegation. The British Employment Appeals Tribunal has ruled that the wage of an employee on garden leave is entitled to super priority....
- Company may be liable for death caused by security guard. // American Machinist;Jul2002, Vol. 146 Issue 7, p67
Reports on the case filed against Youngstown Security Patrol Inc. and Grief Brothers Corp. by the mother of security guard Derrell Pussey in Youngstown, Ohio. Decision of the court; Investigation on the death Pussey; Need for security agencies to supply firearms to security guards.
- Hand over documents, judge tells Goodyear. Moore, Miles // Tire Business;7/22/2002, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p3
Reports the ordered release of disputed documents from Goodyear by Superior Court judge in New Jersey. Details on the triumph for free speech and consumer safety involving the Goodyear Load Range E tires; Information on the proprietary nature of materials; cause of the accident.