Tag Archives: Historic

Historic Federal Reserve Restrictions on Wells Fargo

This is what effective regulation looks like!!! The BrokeandBroker.com Blog reprints below the Federal Reserve Press Release restricting Wells Fargo's growth Responding to widespread consumer abuses and compliance breakdowns by Wells Fargo, Federal Reserve restricts Wells' growth until firm improves … Continue reading

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Second District Holds Melrose Triangle Project EIR’s Alternatives Analysis and Responses to Comments Comply with CEQA, Upholds City of West Hollywood’s Findings Rejecting Historic Building Preservation Alternative as Infeasible

In an opinion filed on November 30, and belatedly ordered published on December 22, 2017, the Second District Court of Appeal, Division 1, affirmed the trial court’s judgment denying all CEQA challenges asserted by plaintiff/appellant Los Angeles Conservancy (“Conservancy”) to … Continue reading

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New York City Adopts Historic Policing Reform

Prompted by a diverse grassroots movement, much of the country continues to debate important proposed policing reforms at the local level. Many local policing campaigns that EFF supports focus on ending the era of law enforcement agencies acquiring surveillance equipment … Continue reading

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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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