Category: Hubs

SEC and FINRA Publish Materials Addressing Cybersecurity

SEC and FINRA Publish Materials Addressing Cybersecurity Twin reports give a roadmap to guidelines. U.S. markets and participants, similar to other segments from the U.S. economy, are prime targets for technological hacks, intrusions, and breaches that may exist in today’s tech-laden business atmosphere. When confronted with these threats, on Feb 3, the U.S. Registration (SEC) […]

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The Roundup: This Week’s Recommended Reading

The Roundup: This Week’s Recommended Reading Here at Trebuchet, we’re always on the hunt for great articles about law careers, job hunting, and marketing yourself. Today we’re introducing The Roundup to highlight some of the thought-provoking pieces we find each week. From Around the Web Loneliness and Isolation: The Hazards of Solo Practice: One of […]

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July 2015 IPO Market Review

July 2015 IPO Market Review The IPO market produced 15 IPOs in July with gross proceeds of $2.74 billion. July’s tally brings the total number of IPOs over the first seven months of 2015 to 106, the fourth highest total for the first seven months of the year since 2000. Gross proceeds over the first […]

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Esquenazi Appeal Confirms the Broad Reach of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)

Esquenazi Appeal Confirms the Broad Reach of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) In last month’s closely watched Esquenazi decision, a U.S. court of appeal weighed in on the definition of “instrumentality” under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) for the first time. The case—an appeal to the 11th Circuit—involved the upholding of the ruling […]

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Delaware Data Destruction Law Highlights the Necessity of Data Destruction Plans

Delaware Data Destruction Law Highlights the Necessity of Data Destruction Plans The list of states requiring the disposal or destruction of personal data is growing, and companies need to respond accordingly by adopting data destruction plans. Delaware recently became the latest in a series of states to enact legislation addressing the safe destruction of records […]

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Illinois Law Firm Continues to Clog Court System with Tax-Related False Claims Act Allegations—but Proposed Legislation May Offer Relief

Illinois Law Firm Continues to Clog Court System with Tax-Related False Claims Act Allegations—but Proposed Legislation May Offer Relief As many readers of this blog know, over the past 12 years the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois has been deluged with lawsuits filed by a Chicago law firm against internet retailers as a “whistleblower” […]

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Massachusetts Division of Banks Proposes Amendments to “Borrower’s Interest” Regulations

Massachusetts Division of Banks Proposes Amendments to “Borrower’s Interest” Regulations The Massachusetts Division of Banks proposed amendments to current regulations that would create a safe harbor from regulations that impose restrictions on refinancing home loans for qualified mortgage loans. The regulation prohibits lenders from knowingly refinancing a home loan that was consummated within the prior 60 […]

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