James P. McLoughlin, Jr., Neil T. Bloomfield, and Elena F. Mitchell issued a Client Advisory Update titled "Judge Refuses to Dismiss SEC Action Against RPM International and Its General Counsel Alleging Loss Contingency Disclosure Failures." On Friday September 29, 2017, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson denied the motions to dismiss filed by RPM International, Inc. and its general counsel, Edward Moore, discussed in our previous Client Advisory. Judge Jackson concluded the SEC’s allegations stated plausible fraud claims against RPM and Moore and RPM and Moore had failed in their duty to disclose and accrue for a Department of Justice investigation pursuant to generally accepted accounting principles, in particular Accounting Standards Codification (“ASC”) 450. Click here to read the full Client Advisory Update discussing the court's ruling.
Elena’s practice focuses on complex litigation matters involving a wide variety of business torts, estate litigation, antitrust litigation, commercial contracts, mortgage loan disputes, and enforceability of restrictive ...
Jim has dedicated his career to winning civil and criminal cases. He has litigated for clients in state court, federal court, and in arbitration across the country. He has litigated over 40 state and federal appeals. Jim advocates for ...
Neil regularly represents clients with responses to inquiries by Federal (e.g. CFTC, DOJ, OCC, FRB, SEC, IRS, and various U.S. Attorney's offices), State (e.g. the North Carolina Attorney General and other state Attorneys ...
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As government authorities around the world create a constantly evolving regulatory environment, conduct overlapping investigations, and bring parallel proceedings, companies are facing perhaps the most challenging regulatory and criminal enforcement environment. Moore & Van Allen has created this blog to help keep our clients up to date in these fast-moving areas and to serve as a thought leader as regulations and enforcement policy continue to develop. Our blog is a combined effort of Moore & Van Allen’s White Collar Defense and Investigations Team and our Financial Regulatory Advice and Response Team.
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