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"Bright Line," "Substantial Participation," Or Something Else: Who Is A Primary Violator Under Rule 10b-5?, Rodney D. Chrisman Jan 2001

"Bright Line," "Substantial Participation," Or Something Else: Who Is A Primary Violator Under Rule 10b-5?, Rodney D. Chrisman

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This Note analyzes the competing theories currently used by courts and commentators to determine when a secondary actor’s conduct arises to the level of a primary violation under section 10(b) of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 and Securities and Exchange Commission rule 10b-5 on a theory of aiding and abetting primary violators. This Note proposes a workable and logical standard that can be used to differentiate a primary violation from mere aiding and abetting. Part I of the Note discusses the decision in Central Bank of Denver and the resulting dilemma that faced the lower courts ...


The Sec's Regulation Fd, Richard L. Anderson, David Becker, Harvey L. Goldschmid, Eric D. Roiter, Susan E. Wolf, Alex Zisson, Jill E. Fisch Jan 2001

The Sec's Regulation Fd, Richard L. Anderson, David Becker, Harvey L. Goldschmid, Eric D. Roiter, Susan E. Wolf, Alex Zisson, Jill E. Fisch

Fordham Journal of Corporate & Financial Law

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The Wharf (Holdings) Ltd. V. United International Holdings, Inc.: The Supreme Court Breaks Old Ground, Mark J. Loewenstein Jan 2001

The Wharf (Holdings) Ltd. V. United International Holdings, Inc.: The Supreme Court Breaks Old Ground, Mark J. Loewenstein

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This article analyzes the Supreme Court's decision to decide only one federal securities law case, The Wharf (Holdings) Ltd. v. United International Holdings, Inc. On the face of it, the Court simply affirmed long-standing, uncontroversial tenets of Rule 10b-5. However, the article provides different explanations to the Court's decision.