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What Does It Take to Make the SEC Happy? (October 27, 2014)
To ensure that broker-dealers (BDs) do not inadvertently facilitate an unlawful distribution of securities, the Securities and Exchange Commission has long required BDs to conduct a “reasonable ...
Novel Theory in Wyly Case Could Change SEC Disgorgement (October 20, 2014)
In a case against Dallas billionaires Sam Wyly and the estate of his late brother, Charles, Judge Shira Scheindlin of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York agreed with the ...
Anticipating the Risks of Oil and Gas Trucking (October 17, 2014)
With oil and gas production in shale plays across the country rapidly outpacing the growth of pipeline infrastructure, and rail currently under intense regulatory scrutiny, more companies are turning ...
Potential Impact of CFPB's Proposed Auto Lender Rule (October 14, 2014)
On September 17, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposed to include certain nonbank automobile lenders within the definition of the term larger participants. Under the proposed rule, ...
Lean In, But Don’t Blend In (October 14, 2014)
New York Law Journal
In her article “Lean In, But Don’t Blend In” published in the New York Law Journal’s First-Year Associates Handbook, Sutherland Partner Allegra J. Lawrence-Hardy offers advice and encouragement to ...
A Pinch of SALT: State Taxpayer Bills of Rights Have Teeth (October 6, 2014)
State Tax Notes
Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABORs) are the states’ promises that taxpayers will be fairly treated, yet those documents frequently pass from hand to hand with little thought by either the taxpayer or ...
Dialing up Dollars: Record Settlements Lead to More TCPA Lawsuits (October 6, 2014)
Association of Corporate Counsel South Carolina Chapter - FOCUS…on the South Carolina Chapter
Class Action settlements under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) continue to set new records, and the second half of 2014 has already seen two settlements that combined exceed $110 ...
Important Considerations in Loan Payoff Agreements (October 1, 2014)
In his article for Law360, “Important Considerations in Loan Payoff Agreements,” Jason Beckham explores aspects of loan payoff agreements that warrant more thorough consideration.