BlackRock forced employees to waive whistleblower awards, SEC says

Jan 27, 2017 By: Cory Hester

BlackRock Inc. has agreed to pay a $340,000 penalty to settle Securities and Exchange Commission charges that the investment management firm illegally

SEC: Stock exchanges not immune from high-frequency-trading suit

Dec 8, 2016 By: Peter Hamner

Seven stock exchanges should not be immune from a lawsuit accusing them of providing nonpublic data to high-frequency-trading firms to the detriment

$22 million whistleblower award 2nd largest in SEC history

Sep 7, 2016 By: Cory Hester

The Securities and Exchange Commission has awarded $22 million to a person who reported a company’s misconduct, the second-highest amount in the history of the agency’s whistleblower program.

Big changes to lease accounting could have a big impact on your business

Sep 17, 2015 By: Charlie Serocold

New rules for lease accounting are looming on the horizon with the inevitable penalties for non-compliance right behind them.

SEC cybersecurity investigations: A how-to guide

Aug 21, 2015 By: Nick Sullivan

Lisa J. Sotto, Scott H. Kimpel and Matthew P. Bosher of Hunton & Williams say companies subject to SEC jurisdiction should plan

Restatement Wrap-Up: 2013 By The Numbers

Sep 15, 2014 By: Craig Eastland

Under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), most errors in previously issued financial statements are corrected via an amendment called a “restatement.” Restatement

No-Action Letter Requests To The SEC: Installment V

Apr 14, 2014 By: Craig Eastland

As shareholder proposal season draws to a close, the Business Law Center Experts on-Call present a final no-action letter tracking report and some accompanying analysis.

Tracking Shareholder Proposals And No-Action Letters: Part III

Feb 24, 2014 By: Craig Eastland

This is the third in a series of posts examining the ragged edge of shareholder proposal-land: No-action letter requests to the SEC.

Trends From 2013 Annual Reporting Season

Mar 27, 2013 By: Gabrielle Stranieri

The 2013 annual reporting season is drawing to a close, and regardless of where your company is in the process of filing

Netflix social media posts draw SEC Wells notice

Dec 11, 2012 By: Mary Grams

Netflix social media posts draw SEC Wells notice Social media users are coming to grips with the scrutiny that social media posts

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