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By Securities Docket on January 31, 2019, 2:05 pm
Guest Columnist Jeff Litvak on how a neutral accountant can save the parties to a dispute a significant amount of time and money.
By Securities Docket on July 27, 2018, 9:52 am
There has been renewed interest in whether the SEC should allow a U.S. company to conduct a registered initial public offering if its bylaws require shareholders to arbitrate federal securities claims. In April 2018, SEC Chair Jay Clayton said that resolving this knotty issue is not a priority for the Commission, but the Supreme Court’s […]
By Securities Docket on February 12, 2018, 8:43 am
During a hearing on cryptocurrency held by the Senate Banking Committee, Mr. Clayton was questioned by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., over a news report that the Securities and Exchange Commission was considering allowing companies to prevent investors from filing class-action lawsuits by requiring arbitration instead. Asked whether he would support what Ms. Warren said would […]
By Securities Docket on January 29, 2018, 11:58 am
But as President Donald Trump’s pro-business agenda sweeps through Washington, the SEC is laying the groundwork for a possible policy shift, said three people familiar with the matter. The agency, according to two of the people, has privately signaled that it’s open to at least considering whether companies should be able to force investors to settle disputes […]
By Securities Docket on July 18, 2017, 2:04 pm
A key U.S. securities regulator on Monday voiced support for possibly allowing companies to tuck language into their initial public offering paperwork that would force shareholders to resolve claims through arbitration rather than in court. “For shareholder lawsuits, companies can come to us to ask for relief to put in mandatory arbitration into their charters,” […]
By Securities Docket on March 20, 2013, 6:59 am
Former Milberg lawyers arbitrating in effort to recoup lost income.
By Securities Docket on March 27, 2012, 6:14 pm
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