JD Supra Corporate Brief: Corporate Governance, Material Omissions, HSR Notification, Consumer Privacy

July 26, 1947: President Harry Truman signs the National Security Act of 1947, and in doing so creates the CIA, the US Department of Defense, the US Air Force, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the US National Security Council.

Have proxy advisory firms become the gatekeepers of corporate governance? (Dechert)

A federal court just dismissed the challenge to the SEC’s conflict minerals rule… (Foley & Lardner)

There’s a new cop walking the anti-corruption beat… (Morvillo Abramowitz)

The Second Circuit just articulated a standard for pleading materiality that should be helpful to defendants faced with narrowly focused allegations of omissions… (Shearman & Sterling)

Insider trading can carry a heavy price – just ask Rajat Gupta… (Orrick)

Morgan Keegan’s recent SEC settlement provides important guideposts on one of the hottest regulatory topics in the asset management industry: valuation… (Pepper Hamilton)

Think the FTC isn’t interested in M&A deals too small to require HSR notification? Think again… (BakerHostetler)

Beginning July 31, self-insured health plans and insurers must pay a $1 fee for every covered individual… (Morgan Lewis)

Companies doing business in California could be subject to very strict consumer privacy rules if a proposed constitutional amendment is approved by voters… (DLA Piper)

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