Category Archives: Banking and Finance law

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EU Parliament approves new EU-wide rules to protect whistleblowers

On 17 April, the European Parliament adopted new rules to protect whistleblowers. The rules are designed to encourage the reporting of breaches of EU law by offering to whistleblowers EU-wide protection from dismissal, demotion and other forms of retaliation in … Continue reading

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Emulex Dismissed

On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court dismissed the writ of certiorari in the Emulex case as “improvidently granted.” The author of The 10b-5 Daily has an op-ed on Law360 discussing the ramifications of the decision (which also can be viewed … Continue reading

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SEC Charges Truckload Freight Company With Accounting Fraud

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged Indianapolis-based Celadon Group Inc. with an accounting fraud that allowed the truckload freight company to avoid disclosing substantial losses and misrepresent its financial condition.In a complaint filed in federal court in Indianapolis, the … Continue reading

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CII offers support for PCAOB’s auditing estimate and specialist use proposals

By Amy Leisinger, J.D. The Council of Institutional Investors has submitted comments to the SEC in support of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s proposed rules on auditing accounting estimates and amendments to auditing standards for auditor’s use of the … Continue reading

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SEC Staff Announces Agenda for May 31 FinTech Forum

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the agenda for the forum that its staff is hosting on May 31 to discuss distributed ledger technology and digital assets.The 2019 FinTech Forum, which will be hosted by the SEC's Strategic Hub for … Continue reading

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