Category Archives: Banking and Finance law

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Non-California Loan Company Could Not Enforce Nevada Choice Of Law Provision To Avoid Californ

Question: May a non-California consumer loan company enforce a non-California choice of law provision in its loan agreements to avoid application of the California Financial Lenders Law? Answer: No, according to the Fourth District court of appeal in Brack v. … Continue reading

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ESMA updates MiFIR data reporting Q&As

On 9 April 2019, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published an updated version of its Q&As on MiFIR data reporting. The updated Q&As insert a new question within section 19 – defined list of instruments. The new question … Continue reading

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SEC Charges Former SeaWorld Associate General Counsel With Insider Trading

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a former senior lawyer at SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. with insider trading based on nonpublic information that the company’s revenue would be better than anticipated for the second quarter of 2018.The SEC alleges that … Continue reading

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‘Substantive economic dealings’ in advance of procedural protections necessitates further review

By Amy Leisinger, J.D. The Delaware Supreme Court has affirmed in part and reversed in part the Chancery Court’s dismissal of a complaint alleging that certain oil and gas companies and their executives caused stockholders to approve an unfair transaction … Continue reading

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European Parliament Adopts First Reading Position on Proposed Regulation and Directive on European Crowdfunding Service Providers

  On the March 27, the European Parliament issued a press release announcing that it has adopted its position at first reading on the proposed Regulation on European crowdfunding service providers (2018/0048 (COD)). The Parliament’s first reading position sets out … Continue reading

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