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BLG Directors' and Officers' Liability Review - April 2011
Extra-territorial securities claims in the US courts have been dealt a serious blow by NAB v Morrison.
UK
 
25 May 2011
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Investors' Claims After Morrison V National Australia Bank
Extra-territorial securities claims in the US courts have been dealt a serious blow by NAB v Morrison.
UK
24 May 2011
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Investors’ Claims After Morrison V National Australia Bank – New World Or Old?
Extra-territorial securities claims in the US courts have been dealt a serious blow by "NAB v Morrison".
UK
16 May 2011
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Risks Facing Directors And Officers In Hong Kong And China
In Hong Kong, the Securities and Futures Ordinance ("SFO") was introduced in March 2003 and powers of investigation were given to the Securities and Futures Commission ("SFC").
Hong Kong
2 Aug 2010
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Directors’ and Officers’ Liability Review, Winter 2006 - News Digest
The Sarbanes-Oxley regulations are to be lightened following recognition by the US Government that the legislation has been overly onerous, and acceptance by US regulator, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (‘PCAOB’), that section 404 (concerned with financial reporting requirements) has been costlier than anticipated, with costs exceeding the benefit derived.
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4 Jan 2007
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Backdating? Not An Option!
In this article we explain what lies behind the ongoing SEC investigations and related US litigation in respect of allegations that certain directors of well known companies wrongly backdated stock options for their own benefit. We look at the nature of the liabilities to which these allegations may give rise and consider whether and to what extent directors of English companies may face similar problems. We also look briefly at the D&O coverage implications.
UK
4 Jan 2007
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Deriving Protection Against Shareholder Claims
When the Company Law Reform Bill ("CLRB") is enacted it will be possible, for the first time under English law, for minority shareholders to bring an action in the name of and for the benefit of the company against a director alleging merely that he or she has been negligent.
UK
 
8 Aug 2006
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Shareholder Successfully Claims For Loss In Share Value
In the Margaretic case, a shareholder successfully argued his case against the administrators of a company for his claim of losses suffered by him as a result of depreciation of the value of his shares.
UK
4 Apr 2006
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The Draft Company Security Regulations 2006
A brief introduction to some of the fundamental changes proposed to be made to the system of registration of security interests created by companies and the consequent effect on priorities of competing interests. The changes, proposed to be introduced by way of secondary legislation, will also bring within the scope of registration some transactions which do not even contain a grant of security. The consequences for banking practice will be significant.
UK
2 Apr 2006
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Shareholder Successfully Claims For Loss In Share Value
In the Margaretic case, a shareholder successfully argued his case against the administrators of a company for his claim of losses suffered by him as a result of depreciation of the value of his shares.
UK
14 Mar 2006
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The Draft Company Security Regulations 2006
A brief introduction to some of the fundamental changes proposed to be made to the system of registration of security interests created by companies and the consequent effect on priorities of competing interests.
UK
14 Mar 2006
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The New Regime: What You Need To Know About Handling An FSA Investigation
The issue of enforcement and discipline under the FSA regime has been brought to the attention of many in the insurance industry.
UK
26 Jan 2005
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Security For Costs: Is Attack The Best Form Of Defence?
There are a host of tactical considerations to weigh up when a defendant wants to do more than merely defend a claim and decides to add counterclaims to his defence. One of the biggest considerations may be the risk of a successful security for costs application by the claimant.
UK
 
7 Jan 2005
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How Not to Prejudice Your Future Job Prospects!
The FSA can make orders which may have the effect of preventing individuals working in the financial services sector again.
UK
21 Dec 2004
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The FSA’s Listing Rules Consultation Paper
The Financial Services Authority (FSA) is currently carrying out a fundamental review of the Listing Rules. On 8 October 2003 it published a consultation paper (CP) which outlined its proposals to reform the listing regime against the background of changes to be introduced by European legislation.
UK
8 Apr 2004
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