Synopses & Reviews
This volume describes key concepts in US securities regulation usingtextual discussion and examples and explanations of topics ranging from the definition of security to the Securities Exchange Act, toinsider trading, to US regulation of cross-border security. It helps law students work through securities statutes, analyze the accompanying rules and interpretive case law, and arrive at answers.Annotation ©2014 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Informal and student-friendly, this study guide gives an overview of federal securities regulation and illustrates the topic with practical applications. Securities Regulation: E & E, 6E, combines clear introductions with examples and explanations that test students' understanding of concepts and give them practice applying the law to fact patterns--many drawn from current events.
- Updates on recent Supreme Court rulings: Amgen Inc. (proof of materiality); Suisse Securities (statute of limitations); Janus Capital (making of false statements); Halliburton (proof of loss causation); Matrixx Initiatives (materiality); Morrison (extraterritorial securities fraud)
- The new JOBS Act: new definitions of "public company"; disclosure and internal-control exemptions for "emerging growth companies"; broader marketing of private placements; new mini-public offering registration process; and new registration exemptions and liability scheme for "crowdfunding"
- Actual use (with charts) of the various registration exemptions exemptions under the Securities Act of 1933, including intrastate, Reg D, Reg A and statutory 4(2) offerings.
- The status of recent high-profile securities litigation, including fraud in the marketing of subprime mortgages, largest-ever insider trading convictions
- New, updated examples and explanations based on recent developments: class action litigation under Rule 10b-5, fraud in selling mortgage-backed securities, liability for inaccurate credit ratings, exemptions under JOBS Act
A favorite among successful students, and often recommended by professors, the unique Examples & Explanations
series gives you extremely clear introductions to concepts followed by realistic examples that mirror those presented in the classroom throughout the semester. Use at the beginning and midway through the semester to deepen your understanding through clear explanations, corresponding hypothetical fact patterns, and analysis. Then use to study for finals by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the accompanying analysis. Designed to complement your casebook, the trusted Examples & Explanations
titles get right to the point in a conversational, often humorous style that helps you learn the material each step of the way and prepare for the exam at the end of the course.
The unique, time-tested Examples & Explanations series is invaluable to teach yourself the subject from the first day of class until your last review before the final. Each guide:
- helps you learn new material by working through chapters that explain each topic in simple language
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- provides valuable opportunity to study for the final by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the corresponding analysis
- quickly gets to the point in conversational style laced with humor
- remains a favorite among law school students
- is often recommended by professors who encourage the use of study guides
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