July 07 2014
Partnerships between banks and business development companies are offering a financing solution for US firms. But the trend has caught regulators' attention
July 06 2014
A US Supreme Court ruling last Monday gives defendants in securities litigation a new tool to challenge class certification. But failure to prevent that certification could lead to a stronger...
July 01 2014
Hudbay Minerals’ hostile takeover of Augusta Resource Corporation reveals the rapid progression of defensive tactics in Canada
June 28 2014
Political concern and misunderstandings could threaten the budding US rental securitisation industry before it has a chance to take off
June 23 2014
Proposed changes to US stress testing rules will force banks to be more cautious in their capital plan review and stress tests.
June 22 2014
Proposals under review by the Canadian Securities Administrators could expand boards’ tactics when facing hostile takeover bids. Directors’ growing willingness to engage with activists is already helping head off some...
June 16 2014
The Comcast/Time Warner Cable and AT&T/DirecTV deals will benefit from being considered by competition authorities at the same time. And regulators could use the deals to set rules that won't...
June 11 2014
A new rule that requires alternative trading systems to disclose equity trading volumes will increase transparency for investors
June 10 2014
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