Throughout the latter half of 2017, the SEC became increasingly focused on regulating securities law violations involving blockchain technology and initial coin offerings. A blockchain is an electronic distributed ledger…

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FOR THE FIRST TIME SEC CHARGES PERSONS FOR HACKING INTO LAW FIRM COMPUTER NETWORKS On December 27, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced charges against three Chinese nationals for…

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SEC BRINGS ENFORCEMENT ACTION AGAINST A COMPANY FOR RESTRICTIVE LANGUAGE IN CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT THAT COULD STIFLE WHISTLEBLOWERS On April 1, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced that for the…

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Recently, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, in a decision authored by Judge Richard Posner, Teed v. Thomas & Betts Power Solutions, L.L.C., held that federal common…

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Earlier this month, the Securities and Exchange Commission issued a report that provides guidance to public companies that want to use social media to disclose important information about their business activities….

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