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Activist Shareholders Trading on the Blockchain: Is the Prized Secrecy Compromised?

Background: Registered Shareholders and Beneficial Shareholders While a registered shareholder holds its shares directly with a company and can be contacted through its transfer agent, a beneficial shareholder does not have the shares registered in its name. Instead, a securities … Continue reading

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Judge Orders Release of Immigrant Rights Activist Ravi Ragbir

On January 26, Manhattan judge Katherine Forrest ordered the release of immigrant rights activist Ravi Ragbir. Ragbir, the executive director of the New Sanctuary Coalition of New York City, was arrested on January 11 and set to be deported soon … Continue reading

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The Legal Validity of Oral Agreements with Activist Investors

Posted by Scott A. Barshay, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, on Thursday, December 28, 2017 Editor's Note: Scott A. Barshay is a partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP. This post is based on a Paul, … Continue reading

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China begins trial against human rights activist

[JURIST] Chinese authorities in Beijing on Friday began the trial against Wang Lihong, one of the dozens of human rights activists the government detained earlier this year as part of a crackdown on dissidents in the country. Wang is charged … Continue reading

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Lawyers for convicted Vietnam rights activist allege improper trial

[JURIST] Lawyers for human rights lawyer and activist Cu Huy Ha Vu claimed Tuesday that the judge failed to allow key evidence at Vu’s trial on charges of carrying out anti-state propaganda. The court convicted Vu [JURIST report] on Monday, … Continue reading

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