Tag Archives: Historic

A Historic Look at Wills and Trusts

Neil Jones (Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge) recently published his article entitled Wills, Trusts and Trusting from the Statute of Uses to Lord Nottingham, 31 J. of Legal History 273 (2010). The abstract available on SSRN is below: Medieval… … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Reaffirms Historic Total Mix Test for Rule 10b-5 Materiality, Rejects Bright-Line Rule as SEC Urged

Rejecting a bright line test for Rule 10b-5 materiality, the US Supreme Court ruled unanimously that an investor can state a claim under Rule 10b-5 based on a pharmaceutical company's nondisclosure of adverse event reports about a drug even though … Continue reading

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Agencies cite possible historic finds at location

Agencies cite possible historic finds at location BILOXI, Miss. (AP) – Two government agencies are questioning whether local officials have done adequate research on whether Native American artifacts would be disturbed at the proposed site for the Biloxi Maritime and … Continue reading

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Historic ship’s bell found at scrap yard

Historic ship’s bell found at scrap yard An historic ship’s bell stolen from the Queensland Maritime Museum in Brisbane has been found at a scrap metal yard. Read more on Australian Broadcasting Corporation

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Congress Approves Historic and Sweeping Overhaul of US Financial Regulation

After nearly two years of extensive hearings and intense legislative negotiations, Congress has passed and sent to the President a sweeping overhaul of the regulation of US financial services and markets. The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act … Continue reading

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