U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton recently reminded us that corporate culture and the “tone from the top” remain important to regulators, even in this enforcement-lite environment. Speaking about financial firm culture before the New York Fed, Clayton predicted pain for firms whose cultural compass diverges from the commission’s.
When can a company’s silence support a Rule 10b-5 claim? The U.S. Supreme Court will consider that question next term in Leidos Inc. v. Indiana Public Retirement System. The case is generating buzz because it could expand the universe of omissions actionable under the judicially created private right of action for securities fraud.
This article reviews the amendments to Rule 26(b)(1) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure took effect and reviews those decisions to provide takeaways that litigants should bear in mind as the amended rules turn two.
The New York Department of Financial Services has proposed "first-in-the-nation" sweeping cybersecurity regulations for banks, credit unions and insurers chartered or licensed in New York. If adopted as written, compliance with the proposed regulations could prove expensive and challenging because of their comprehensiveness, accountability demands, and subjectivity, the authors, Kate McGrail and Elizabeth Del Cid, write.
Elizabeth Del Cid and Kate McGrail author “Spoliation Allegations Spread into Arbitration” for the US News/Best Lawyers, pages 38-39.
Companies of the future are expected to have flourishing women’s initiatives with a list of rising and current stars to boot. Why? In the last 40 years or so, academia has been admitting just as many female students as male students annually on average. At some schools, women even outnumber men.