Daily Archives: January 9, 2024, 9:17 am

Brown Rudnick Lands Prominent White Collar and Investigations Partner Steven Tyrrell – Brown Rudnick

Brown Rudnick today announced that Steven Tyrrell has joined the Firm’s Washington, D.C., office as a partner in the White Collar Defense, Investigations & Compliance group. Tyrrell is a former federal prosecutor who spent 20 years at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), including in key leadership roles. His practice focuses on white collar criminal defense, regulatory enforcement matters and…

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The Latest Dirty Word in Corporate America: ESG – WSJ

Many companies no longer utter these three letters: E-S-G. Following years of simmering investor backlash, political pressure and legal threats over environmental, social and governance efforts, a number of business leaders are now making a conscious effort to avoid the once widely used acronym for such initiatives. On earnings calls, many chief executives now employ new approaches. Some companies, including…

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As Crypto World Watches for Spot Bitcoin ETF, SEC Chair Gensler Says (Again) Sector is Dangerous

The entire crypto world and much of the U.S. financial sector is anxiously awaiting word from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on whether it will approve a spot bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). SEC Chair Gary Gensler has chosen this moment to issue a broad warning about the hazards to investors of getting into digital assets. Gensler – as…

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Bitcoin ETFs: The Bull Case

Word on the street is that a bitcoin ETF will be approved this week, which would mark a milestone for the world’s first cryptocurrency, if only because there has been tremendous media interest in these investable products. Bitcoin already has mainstream attention and interest from Wall Street. What a spot bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) would provide, apart from potentially positive…

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