William Liess

William Liess

Pepper Hamilton LLP

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Non-U.S. Whistleblower's Dodd-Frank Retaliation Claim Rejected

On Aug. 14, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a decision that helps clarify the territorial reach of the anti-retaliation provision of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, 15...more

9/4/2014 - Dodd-Frank Popular Retaliation Whistleblower Protection Policies Whistleblowers

Anti-Corruption Law And The Oil And Gas Industry: Evolutions In Both Demand Vigilance

Businesses in the oil and gas industry are cautioned to pay careful attention to evolutions in anti-corruption law in the jurisdictions where they operate. The U.S. government has successfully enforced the Foreign Corrupt...more

4/16/2013 - Anti-Corruption Canada CFPOA Corruption Dodd-Frank EU FCPA OECD Oil & Gas Proposed Legislation SEC UK Bribery Act

Third Circuit: Securities Fraud Liability May Be Imputed To Employer Whose Employee Ran Ponzi Scheme On The Side

On February 22, 2013, in the precedential opinion in Belmont v. MB Inv. Partners, Inc., a unanimous panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (Judges Anthony J. Scirica, D. Michael Fisher and Kent A. Jordan)...more

3/12/2013 - Negligent Supervision Ponzi Scheme Securities Fraud Vicarious Liability

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