Through the Janus Looking Glass
Bloomberg/BNA Securities Regulation & Law Report, Vol. 44, No. 22, p. 1074 (May 28, 2012)
10 Pages Posted: 10 Jan 2013
Date Written: May 28, 2012
Visiting Pace Law School Professor Edward Pekarek and Genavieve Shingle, a third-year law student, writes about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Janus Capital Group Inc. v. First Derivative Traders. In the ruling, the justices took a narrow view of primary liability in a private action under 1934 Securities Exchange Act Rule 10b-5.
Keywords: SEC, 10b-5, Janus, Supreme Court, speech, first amendment, libel, Lanham Act, Dodd-Frank, false advertising, securities, DMCA 512, CDA 230, Pekarek
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