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The Population of Misrepresentation

October-1-2018

Lawyer Neill May
Area Corporate Finance and Securities

Summary

Article originally published in the Canadian Lawyer Magazine, October 2018

Excerpt from "The Population of Misrepresentation":

We live in a time where the U.S. president’s lawyer says that “truth is not truth” and where in public discourse accuracy has dropped further in importance relative to the virtues of repetition, spin and decibels. At the same time, the thirst for comprehensive and immediate information is only intensifying. These dynamics are in the background as publicly traded issuers continue to deal with their disclosure obligations and why there continue to be cases exploring just what constitutes a “misrepresentation.”

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