Daily Archives: October 23, 2014, 10:10 am

Lawyerless Allen Stanford Files 299-Page Brief Appealing His Conviction | Compliance Week

Last month, Allen Stanford filed a 299-page brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit offering 15 different arguments as to why his conviction should be overturned. The brief was reportedly filed pro se by Stanford, who had previously fired his court-appointed lawyer. via Lawyerless Allen Stanford Files 299-Page Brief Appealing His Conviction | Compliance Week

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Fee-Shifting and the SEC: Does It Still Believe in Private Enforcement? | CLS Blue Sky Blog

Corporate law normally moves at a glacial pace, but sometimes there are periods of rapid change, much of it invisible to the ordinary observer.  2014 may be witnessing such a period of rapid, low-visibility change.  Between May 29 and September 29, 2014, some 24 public companies adopted either bylaws or charter provisions mandating that an “unsuccessful” plaintiff in shareholder litigation…

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