Wednesday, April 1, 2020
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It's been three weeks since the WHO declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, and the NBA cancelled games. As of this writing, the NY Post reports: Total cases globally: 857,487; Deaths: 42,107.
"federal prosecutors have learned that they have better and more effective weapons than Rule 10b-5": "(1) the STOCK Act; (2) wire fraud (18 U.S.C. §1343); (3) conversion of governmental property (18 U.S.C. §641); and (4) a new securities fraud charge (18 U.S.C. §1348)" #corpgov https://t.co/Ji7Ge6dOWg— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) March 31, 2020
"Months before the Coronavirus, Georgetown law professor @ChrisBrummerDr warns of the fragility of non-bank mortgage loans and servicers and that taxpayer bailouts would be needed if the economy slowed." https://t.co/vE7sqszB44 #corpgov #shadowbanking— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) March 31, 2020
"The Court's use of the concept of public rights in Oil States has profound implications not only for patent law but also for ... bankruptcy, federal regulation of employment contracts and other commerce ...." 95 Notre Dame L. Rev. 1281 #corpgov— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) March 29, 2020
"some of the nation’s largest brokers are warning that transferring shares from a brokerage account into record name to be eligible to nominate a director may take a number of weeks" https://t.co/Y2eR8ZdPTG— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) March 31, 2020
"The states’ positions as to the market exception can be grouped in four general categories."; "States use widely varying criteria in determining whether a corporation is to be deemed public" https://t.co/phCKMqRckj— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) March 30, 2020