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  • Blog: MMM Tech Law & Business ReportSE Tech Podcast Ep. 18 – Bessemer Venture Partners with Sunil NagarajPosted on March 27, 2017 by MMMTechLaw
    We speak with Sunil Nagaraj from international venture capital firm Bessemer Venture Partners. www.bvp.com
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  • Blog: Antitrust UpdateTenth Circuit Clarifies Rule of Reason Analysis for Tying ClaimsPosted on March 27, 2017 by
    Tying is a chameleon in antitrust law.  Courts can condemn tying arrangements as either per se violations or as unlawful under the rule of reason.  For a per se tying violation, plaintiff must show that the defendant had economic power in the market for the tying item sufficient to enable it to restrain trade in [...]
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  • Blog: Broker-Dealer Law CornerSEC Gives Advisors A Break On Custody RulePosted on March 23, 2017 by Alan Wolper
    A common complaint that I hear from broker-dealers and investment advisors is that it is nearly impossible anymore to obtain informal guidance from their regulators. Where it was once possible, even normal, to make a call and get casual advice how to comply with a particularly tricky rule, nowadays, regulators routinely decline to respond to… Continue Reading
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  • Blog: Western Canada Business LitigationCourt of Appeal upholds mortgage exit fee in face of Interest Act challengePosted on March 17, 2017 by <a href=''>Peter Roberts</a>
    Section 8 of the Interest Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. I-15, prohibits any “fine, penalty or rate of interest . . . that has the effect of increasing the charge on the arrears beyond the rate of interest payable on principal money not in arrears.” Relying on this provision, borrowers often challenge fees and charges that... Continue Reading
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  • Blog: Minter Ellison Technology, Media and IP BlogPerspectives on Cyber Risk 2017Posted on March 17, 2017 by
    We are delighted to announce the publication of our second annual cyber security survey report, Perspectives on Cyber Risk 2017. The 12 months since the publication of our last report has seen some of the most devastating cyber incidents yet.  No organisation type or industry has been spared.  From finance, retail, hospitality and healthcare, to mining and resources, utilities, professional services and education – it's clear that everyone is fair game in cyberspace. In the context of an increasingly stringent regulatory landscape, and the ever increasing interconnection of organis...
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  • Blog: Global Capital Markets LitigationAppellate Decision on Loss Causation Is a Warning to RMBS Fraud PlaintiffsPosted on March 9, 2017 by Alexandra Droz
    Investment advisor TCW Asset Management Company (“TCW”) scored a major victory last week when an appellate court dismissed a $128 million RMBS fraud suit that was filed against it by two Australian-based Cayman Island hedge funds: Basis Pac-Rim Opportunity Fund (Master) and Basis Yield Alpha Fund (Master) (together, “Basis”).  Basis sued TCW for alleged fraud … Continue Reading
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