Justices Could Reshape Securities Law Without Blockbuster
By Evan Weinberger (September 29, 2017, 9:30 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's docket includes three cases that could go some way toward redefining the legal framework for the securities industry, including one that could change the way companies disclose potentially damaging information, another on lawsuit venues, and a third on whistleblower protections.
While none of those cases is expected to lead to blockbuster rulings, each could shape the way that companies, investors and regulators interact with each other. And one, Digital Realty Trust Inc. v. Somers, could lead to courts giving less deference to federal regulators' interpretations of statutes than they've enjoyed for decades if the newest member of...
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