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State securities regulators' enforcement efforts were robust in 2010, according to a panel of regulators at NASAA's annual conference last week. Cosgrove Law, LLC provides both civil and criminal representation in the securities and white-collar arena, so it was interested … Continue reading

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Courts, not regulators, should scrutinize poison pills: Waitzer

As we discussed last month, our very own Sean Vanderpol and Ed Waitzer recently published an article in the Osgoode Hall Law Journal that questioned the emphasis on the primacy of shareholder choice in the case of Canadian take-over transactions. … Continue reading

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European Regulators Extend Ban on Short Selling

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UK Regulators Emphasize Continued Relevance of True and Fair Principle under GAAP and IFRS

UK regulators have issued a report emphasizing and reaffirming that the requirement that audited financial statements give a true and fair account of a company's operations remains of fundamental importance under both UK GAAP and IFRS. The Accounting Standards Board … Continue reading

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Regulators Introduce New Risk Retention Rule for Banks

Six federal agencies, including the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development, have jointly proposed a new rule that would require banks to retain at least five percent of … Continue reading

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