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SEC Releases Study on the Cross-Border Scope of the Private Right of Action Under Section 10(b) of the Exchange Act

This is an update to our November 30, 2010 and April 26, 2011 blog posts relating to the SEC’s Study on Extraterritorial Private Rights of Action.  The study was a result of the Supreme Court’s decision in Morrison v. National … Continue reading

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Securities Class Actions: Should Claimants Plead Section 20(b) in Light of Janus?

Securities law practitioners are undoubtedly aware of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Morrison v. Nat’l Australia Bank, which appears to have significantly narrowed the scope of a plaintiff’s implied right of action under Section 10 of the Securities and Exchange … Continue reading

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Is Mandatory Audit Firm Rotation Necessary for True Audit Independence?

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, also known by the forgettable initials PCAOB, was established pursuant to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. The PCAOB defines its mission as overseeing the audits of public companies in order to protect the interests … Continue reading

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