January 20, 2006
by James M Yoch Jr
Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge M. Brooke Murdock on Friday ruled against a 1973 state law that prohibits same-sex marriage, declaring that the statute subjects the plaintiff couples to a discriminatory classification based solely on their sexual orientation. The American Civil Liberties Union ...[read more]
September 19, 2005
by James Murdock
Leading Monday's corporations and securities law news, the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) has released a report urging the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to improve its oversight of the mutual funds industry. The report found that though the SEC commits substantial resources... ...[read more]
September 16, 2005
by James Murdock
Leading Friday's corporations and securities law news, the US Securities and Exchange Commission has formally set out its plans to alleviate corporate financial strain caused by Hurricane Katrina. In a press release, the agency announced that it will extend various filing deadlines for corporat... ...[read more]
September 13, 2005
by James Murdock
Leading Tuesday's corporations and securities law news, Washington Superior Court Judge Steven Gonzalez ruled that former Microsoft executive Kai-Fu Lee can work for Google. The ruling allows Dr. Lee to work for Google China so long as he does not recruit from Microsoft or use knowledge he gain... ...[read more]
September 12, 2005
by James Murdock
Leading Monday's corporations and securities law news, the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) has announced that it has entered into a consent order with Freddie Mac over the company's multi-billion dollar accounting scandal. The OFHEO, which maintains government oversig... ...[read more]
September 6, 2005
by James Murdock
Leading Tuesday's corporations and securities law news, executives at DaimlerChrysler have denied that they were involved in insider trading. German media are reporting that DaimlerChrysler's chief spokesman Hartmut Schick and executive board member Ruediger Grube are under investigation for... ...[read more]
September 2, 2005
by James Murdock
Leading Friday's corporations and securities law news, the US Securities and Exchange Commission has announced that it will indefinitely extend filing deadlines for businesses in the areas affected by hurricane Katrina. In a press release, the SEC also said that it will work with banks and compa... ...[read more]
September 1, 2005
by James Murdock
Leading Thursday's corporations and securities law news, US Department of Justice lawyers have accused Bayou Management of fabricating wildly inaccurate financial results for the past seven years. Filing civil charges to freeze the hedge fund's assets, US Attorney David Kelly said that the c... ...[read more]
August 30, 2005
by James Murdock
Leading Tuesday's corporations and securities law news, the Arizona Attorney General's office has announced that $101 million it seized earlier this year may belong to failed hedge fund company Bayou Management. The Connecticut Attorney General's office said last week that Bayou may have... ...[read more]
August 26, 2005
by James Murdock
Leading Friday's corporations and securities law news, US Bankruptcy Judge Eugene Wedoff has granted United Airlines an extension to file its final bankruptcy plan. The plan, which was due in September, will now be due November 1st. The judge said the 60-day extension will be the last. Some of U... ...[read more]

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