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US: SEC settles with Musk and Tesla

Two days after the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) sued Elon Musk for securities fraud related to misleading tweets about Tesla, Musk and Tesla...

US: Dental supplies companies settle SEC antitrust suit

According to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) signed by Henry Schein’s General Counsel, Henry Schein, Patterson Companies, and Benco Dental...

US: Icahn changes mind on Cigna’s US$52b Express deal

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn now says he will support Cigna’s proposed purchase of Express Scripts, citing recommendations of two influential proxy advisors who came...

UK: Facebook charged maximum fine by information commissioner

Facebook was hit with a US$660,000 fine, the maximum allowed, by the British Information Commissioner’s Office over its data scandal with now-defunct political consulting...

US: Expanded Federal probe hurts Facebook

Following news that the US government probe into the Facebook data breach connected with Cambridge Analytica has widened, shares of the company dropped 2%...

US: Supreme Court narrows whistleblower definition

The US Supreme Court sharply limited the legal protections for corporate whistleblowers on Wednesday, February 21, reported the Wall Street Journal. They ruled that...

Regulating the Credit Rating Agencies? Less Would Be More

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Lawrence White, Jan 28, 2014 The three major credit rating agencies -Moody's, Standard &...

The Extraterritorial Scope of the FCPA as Addressed in New Government...

Beth France, Greta Lichtenbaum, Dec 12, 2012 On November 14, 2012, the Department of Justice ("DOJ") and the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") released FCPA:...

The Anticorruption and Antitrust Interface

Steven Braga, Christopher Conniff & Mark Popofsky, Feb 14, 2012 The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) and the...

The Credit Rating Agencies: How Did We Get Here? Where Should...

Lawrence White, Apr 17, 2012 The three major credit rating agencies-Moody's, Standard & Poor's ("S&P"), and Fitch-have attracted an increasing amount of media attention over...
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