Legal Articles: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

 







Document(s) published by this organization: 642


View Page: Prev  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  Next  >>
Show: results per page
Sort by:

HTMLSEC Introduces "Control Person" Liability as Enforcement Action Weapon in Claim Against Municipal Officer for Misleading Bond Offering Document
Leonard Weiser-Varon; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 10, 2014
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission recently settled the first securities fraud charges brought against a municipal official alleging "control person" status under the federal securities laws. The SEC’s settlement with the former mayor of the city of Allen Park, Michigan...

 

HTMLSupreme Court Seems Likely to Adopt Reasonable Basis Standard for Section 11 Claims Concerning Statements of Opinion in Registration Statements
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 5, 2014
If Monday’s oral argument in Omnicare, Inc. v. Laborers District Council Construction Industry Pension Fund is a reliable indicator, it seems likely that the Court will adopt the “reasonable basis” standard advocated by the Solicitor General’s Office and the SEC for claims...

 

HTMLSEC Scrutiny of Crowd investing Sites Not Registered as Broker-Dealers
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 11, 2014
On November 10, 2014, the SEC announced a settlement with Eureeca Capital SPC, which is a crowdinvesting portal incorporated in the Cayman Islands. Eureeca’s website seeks to match foreign-based issuers with investors interested in making equity investments. The website provides information...

 

HTMLSupreme Court Seems Likely to Adopt Reasonable Basis Standard for Section 11 Claims Concerning Statements of Opinion in Registration Statements
A. W. "Chip" Phinney; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 5, 2014
If Monday’s oral argument in Omnicare, Inc. v. Laborers District Council Construction Industry Pension Fund is a reliable indicator, it seems likely that the Court will adopt the “reasonable basis” standard advocated by the Solicitor General’s Office and the SEC for claims...

 

HTMLSEC’s Increased Use of Administrative Proceedings Draws Criticism and Legal Challenges
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 12, 2014
The SEC’s plan to bring more enforcement actions as administrative proceedings before its own administrative law judges rather than in the federal district courts - even in insider trading cases - has been drawing increasing criticism and legal challenges. Most recently, Judge Jed Rakoff of...

 

HTMLElectronically Signing USPTO Papers: There’s a Rule for That
Christina Sperry; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on October 20, 2014
Ten years ago, on September 21, 2004, the USPTO implemented the portion of the 21st Century Strategic Plan permitting the use of electronic or mechanical signatures, called “S-signatures,” on papers filed at the USPTO. Now a largely routine practice, the rule at 37 C.F.R. 1.4 governing...

 

HTMLIt’s a Material IP World: Trademarks, Copyrights, Design Patents and Fabric Designs
Susan Neuberger Weller; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 5th, 2014
Fabric design is a creative art form that has existed for thousands of years. Although the methods for creating such designs have evolved, the purpose and function of such designs has not changed as significantly. Fabric designs are used for purely ornamental and decorative purposes, for purposes...

 

HTMLPresident Obama Announces Extended Visas for China/US Travel
Danielle Lifrieri; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 11, 2014
Arriving for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit on November 10, President Obama announced the conclusion of a reciprocal deal with China that will see both countries extend the length of the multiple-entry visitor visas available to citizens visiting the other country.

 

HTMLNew European Unity Rules in Effect November 1, 2014
Christina Sperry, David Wraige; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 3, 2014
Good news for European patent applicants! On November 1, 2014, amended Rule 164 of the European Patent Convention (EPC), which was previously analyzed by Global IP Matters, finally went into effect. Rule 164 as amended offers applicants more flexibility because the European Patent Office (EPO) will...

 

HTMLBusiness Judgment Rule Protects Board’s Decision to Maximize the Value of an Insolvent Delaware Corporation Even If It Puts Creditors at Risk
A. W. "Chip" Phinney, Kevin J. Walsh; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on October 31, 2014
Directors of an insolvent corporation face a host of difficult questions. Should they wind up operations or file for bankruptcy to preserve assets for creditors, or chart a riskier course that could lead the company back to profitability and possibly create value for shareholders? If they choose...

 


View Page: Prev  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  Next  >>