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Category Archives: Corporate Security

Exclusive Study Analyzes 2014 IPOs – Initial Public Offerings

Proskauer’s Global Capital Markets Group has just released its second annual IPO Study, the group’s analysis of U.S.-listed initial public offerings in 2014 and identification of year-over-year comparisons and trends. As with last year’s first edition, it yields a number of noteworthy observations and insights. The study examines data from 119 U.S.-listed 2014 IPOs with a …

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Taking Control of Cybersecurity: A Practical Guide for Officers and Directors

Major cybersecurity attacks of increased sophistication — and calculated to maximize the reputational and financial damage caused to the corporate targets — are now commonplace. These attacks have catapulted cybersecurity to a top priority for senior executives and board members. To help these decision makers get their arms around cybersecurity issues, Foley Partners Chanley T. …

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Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Litigation Heating Up

The past few months have been busy for courts and the SEC dealing with securities whistleblowers. The Supreme Court’s potentially landmark decision in Lawson v. FMR LLC back in March already seems like almost ancient history.  In that decision, the Supreme Court concluded that Sarbanes-Oxley’s whistleblower protection provision (18 U.S.C. §1514A) protected not simply employees of public …

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Accepting on-site registration for 14th Annual SuperConference from InsideCounsel

The National Law Review is pleased to bring you information about the upcoming 14th Annual Super Conference hosted by Inside Counsel. You can still register on-site! Now offering an exclusive National Law Review discount until May 12. Register HERE. When Monday, May 12 – Wednesday, May 14, 2014 Where Chicago, IL The annual InsideCounsel SuperConference, for the past 13 years, has offered …

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Risky Business: Target Discloses Data Breach and New Risk Factors in 8-K Filing… Kind Of

After Target Corporation’s (NYSE: TGT) net earnings dropped 46% in its fourth quarter compared to the same period last year, Target finally answered the 441 million dollar question – To 8-K, or not to 8-K?  Target filed its much anticipated Current Report on Form 8-K on February 26th, just over two months after it discovered its massive data breach. …

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