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In SEC Chair nominee Jay Clayton's hearing before the Urban Affairs Committee, Sen. Thom Tillis R-N.C. says "I feel like sometimes I'm living in a reality TV version of 'Atlas Shrugged.'"
Though the LatAm capital markets are fighting to ward off further downward movement due to stumbling oil prices and weakening currencies, one long-term strategy that will continue to bring more liquidity to these markets is better corporate governance practices.
It's important that all investors use their 'investment sense' with proper due diligence prior to involvement and before paying for any offered security. Otherwise, investors stand to lose it all.
Universal agreement on a goal -- no possibility of a future bank bailout -- doesn't necessarily mean that goal will be achieved. Our major banks are still too big to fail.
My sign read, "I'm a campaign finance lawyer. Ask me about Citizens United + its solutions." I was there for 2.5 hours. Every few minutes someone would sheepishly come up and ask, "ok, what's Citizens United?"
It ill serves the public welfare for a governmental entity to pretend to be protecting the public when, in fact, it cannot do so because it is so egregiously underfunded and unsupported.
"Investors have the right to expect that their brokers won't misuse their order information," said Scott W. Friestad, Associate
As we turn the corner into the new year, corporate counsel need to identify important legal issues facing their companies in 2011.
SEC regulations that outlaw general solicitation are in place to protect unsophisticated investors from fraud. But it's easy
"I didn't know Brooksley Born," says former SEC Chairman Arthur Levitt, a member of president Clinton's powerful Working