JD Supra Corporate Brief: Protecting Whistleblowers, Advertising Offerings, Reviewing Mergers, Sharing Audits

The new math: (coffee + JD Supra Corporate Brief) / Monday = Ahhh. Enjoy:

An appeals court just ruled that Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower protections apply even when there are no shareholders to defraud… (Sherman & Howard)

The SEC has revised its rules to allow entrepreneurs and startups to market stock offerings via advertisements and mass communications (JD Supra Contributors)

The FTC just revised the HSR review rules to make them consistent with existing practices at the agency – but not everyone is happy… (Proskauer)

Inside the desk drawer of most community bank presidents is a list of people who want to buy or sell the bank’s stock… (Butler Snow)

Nearly two years after the initial request, China’s securities regulator will finally hand over audit documents of a US-listed Chinese company to American regulators… (Ropes & Gray)

Can directors of public companies be held personally liable for acts of negligence that happen on their watch? (Orrick)

Come together, right now, over … derivatives (Shipkevich)

Are you ready for the rule changes the U.S. Export Control Reform will bring? (Sheppard Mullin)

Guilty until proven innocent? For FHA lenders, that may be where enforcement is heading… (K&L Gates)

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