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Appeals Court Rules on Securities Fraud Claim

A blogger’s opinion could conceivably drive down a company’s stock price. But it might not be “factual” enough to prove the company’s disclosures were...

NLRB Coaxing More Parties Into its ADR Program

The National Labor Relations Board wants to see more workers and employers use its in-house alternative dispute resolution. Time will tell if its new...

Data Breach Cost Study Raises Red Flag on IoT

Data breaches have such wide-ranging effects that it’s tricky to predict the financial damage they might do. But still predictions are made.This month the...

Patent Damages for Overseas Lost Profits

The U.S. Supreme Court had a chance last month to vastly broaden the amount of damages that global companies could recover for sales that...

SEC’s ALJ Cases Have an Uncertain Future

The securities world’s collective eyes were on the Supreme Court and whether it would find the Securities and Exchange Commission’s administrative law judge system...

Supreme Court Halts Follow-On Class Action Lawsuits

The U.S. Supreme Court’s flurry of major end-of-session decisions included one that gives companies some relief should they face a class action.On June 11,...

Bankruptcy Reform Bill

A vast majority of bankruptcy filings are done in Delaware and New York, but a bill in Congress might change that. A 2015 report from...

FTC Authority is Checked in Cybersecurity Actions

Following a federal appeals decision, the Federal Trade Commission’s ability to police companies over cybersecurity remains intact, except that it must be specific on...

Unions May Continue Pushing Smaller Bargaining Units

The NLRB’s new stance on so-called “micro units” might not discourage unions from proposing smaller bargaining groups to win elections. On May 31, a small...

Dodd-Frank Rollback Begins With Enacted Bill

Since President Donald Trump took office, the finance and corporate world had been anticipating relief on banking regulations that were instituted after the 2008...