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By Securities Docket on June 2, 2019, 10:24 am
First, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit’s revised decision in United States v. Martoma embraced a broad theory of liability under Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act and Rule 10b-5 (hereinafter, collectively, “Section 10(b)”) that prohibits a party from tipping with an “intent to benefit” the recipient. Second, when prosecutors have […]
By Securities Docket on June 2, 2019, 10:23 am
On May 28, it emerged that the creators of the kin cryptocurrency, the Kik platform, had launched what it calls the Defend Crypto fund. Establishing the new fund with an endowment of $5 million, Kik is calling on sympathetic members of the crypto community to donate cryptocurrencies, in case the initial $5 million isn’t sufficient […]