Lorenzo v. SEC – Court Rules with SEC in Rule 10b-5 “Copy and Paste Scheme Liability” Case 15:31, April 18, 2019

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In Lorenzo v. SEC,[1]the Supreme Court recently held an individual who knowingly disseminates false and misleading information to prospective investors with the intent to defraud may be held liable under subsections (a) and (c) of Rule 10b-5, which are often referred to as the “scheme liability” provisions of the Rule.  Such liability applies even though […]

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On March 20, 2019, the United States Supreme Court held in Obduskey v. McCarthy & Holthus LLP, 586 U.S. —- (2019) (case no. 17-1307) that a law firm only conducting a non-judicial (i.e., public trustee) foreclosure is not a “debt collector” under the Fair Debt Collection Practice Act (the “Act”). However, such proceedings do fall […]

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UNDERSTANDING THE BASICS OF THE ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE By: Eric Musselman and Sarah Oszczakiewicz The attorney-client privilege is an important protection for anyone who may be seeking or is currently represented by an attorney. As a client, understanding the meaning, purpose, and scope of the privilege can assist in helping to receive its full protection. This […]

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