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SEC Fraud Fiduciary Duty Class Action SCOTUS RMBS Securities Fraud Insider Trading Enforcement Actions Settlement Compliance Shareholders Board of Directors Fraud-on-the-Market Bad Faith Enforcement ERISA Breach of Duty Class Certification Halliburton Mortgages Insurers Misrepresentation Shareholder Litigation Dodd-Frank Banks Halliburton v Erica P. John Fund Securities Litigation DOJ Securities Exchange Act Statute of Limitations Disclosure Requirements Derivative Suit Trade Secrets CFTC Investment Adviser Investors Canada Basic v Levinson Motion to Dismiss Whistleblowers JPMorgan Chase Ponzi Scheme Bank of America EU Breach of Contract Misappropriation Corporate Counsel Stocks Mortgage-Backed Securities Hedge Funds Rule 10b-5 Business Judgment Rule FINRA Securities Appeals Directors Professional Liability Securities Act of 1933 Citigroup FDIC FHFA Broker-Dealer CFPB Corporate Governance ESOP False Claims Act FIfth Third Bancorp v Dudenhoeffer UK Employee Benefits Disgorgement Presumption of Reliance Attorney's Fees Dismissals Freddie Mac FTC Patents Penalties Popular Executive Compensation Goldman Sachs Tortious Interference Civil Monetary Penalty Jurisdiction Mergers Conflicts of Interest Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing Employer Liability Issues Fannie Mae FCPA Libor White Collar Crimes Damages FIRREA Investigations Non-Compete Agreements Summary Judgment Amgen Inc. v Connecticut Retirement Plans Liability Rating Agencies Sanctions Sarbanes-Oxley Swaps Arbitration Morgan Stanley Healthcare Standing UBS Unfair Competition D&O Insurance Fees Indemnification SLUSA UDAAP China Controlling Stockholders Criminal Prosecution Deutsche Bank Disclosure Pensions Pleadings Attorney-Client Privilege Chief Compliance Officers Trustees Audits Bernie Madoff False Statements Insureds Mary Jo White Personal Liability Preemption Say-on-Pay Scienter Unfair or Deceptive Trade Practices Duty to Defend Evidence Stock Drop Litigation Corporate Officers FERC Foreign Banks LLC NCUA US Bancorp Collateralized Debt Obligations Cybersecurity False Advertising FCA Federal Reserve Financial Services Authority Fines Hiring & Firing Minority Shareholders Officers Pleading Standards Registration Retirement Plan 401k Acquisitions Commercial Bankruptcy Countrywide Fiduciary Liability Gabelli v SEC Good Faith Litigation Strategies Misleading Statements Negligent Misrepresentation Neither Admit Nor Deny Settlements Oil & Gas Trademarks Underwriting Bylaws Discovery Rule FDA HUD Infringement Lenders Patent Litigation Restrictive Covenants Brokers Copyright Data Protection Discovery ESMA Foreclosure Investment Funds OCC Patent Infringement Private Equity Proxy Statements Qui Tam Real Estate Market Whistleblower Awards Benefit Plan Sponsors Duty of Care Extraterritoriality Rules Fifth Third Mortgage Company High Frequency Trading Investment Advisers Act of 1940 Kickbacks Municipal Bonds Municipalities Repurchases RESPA SEC v Citigroup Social Media Asset Management Auditors Barclays Duty of Loyalty Duty of Prudence Injunctions IRS Loans Market Manipulation Negligence Pharmaceutical Reinsurance Section 10(b) Shareholder Rights Standard of Review Arbitration Agreements Chadbourne & Parke LLP v Troice Due Diligence Excess Policies Forum Selection Clause Judge Rakoff Life Insurance Medicare Mortgage Loan Originators Mutual Funds Punitive Damages Putative Class Actions Risk Management SAC Capital Third-Party Wells Fargo Aiding and Abetting Antitrust Litigation Bear Sterns Bribery Commercial General Liability Policies Common Stock Confidential Information Corruption Derivatives Fraudulent Inducement Going-Private Transactions Hong Kong Material Misstatements Preferred Shares Property Damage Reporting Requirements S&P Short Sales Unjust Enrichment Australia Contractors Corporate Veil Cross-Border Custody Rule DOL FBI Financial Statements Foreign Exchanges Investment Company Act of 1940 JOBS Act Limited Partnerships Loss Causation Marketing Policy Violations Portfolio Managers Prescription Drugs Rebuttable Presumptions Subprime Mortgages Trusts Admissions of Liability Amgen Anti-SLAPP Beneficiaries Competition Confidentiality Agreements Contract Interpretation Deferred Prosecution Agreements Estate Planning Forum Frivolous Lawsuits Income Taxes Legal Costs Merrill Lynch Money Laundering Payday Loans PCAOB Property Insurance Proposed Legislation PSLRA Safe Harbors Self-Dealing Theft Whistleblower Protection Policies 10b5-1 Plans Advertising Attorney Generals Bitcoins Bonds CEOs Claim Preclusion Contract Disputes Debt Collection Debtors Denial of Benefits Economic Loss Doctrine Equitable Relief Expert Testimony Facebook Food Labeling Hurricane Sandy Interlocutory Appeals Joint Venture Materiality Moody's Morrison v National Australia Bank Multidistrict Litigation Partnerships Patent Trolls Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 Receivership Shareholder Activism Stock Options Unfair Insurance Practices Act Uniform Trade Secrets Acts Uninsured and Under-Insured Motorists Volcker Rule Abuse of Process Accounting Fraud Anti-Corruption Banking Sector Burden of Proof Causation Condominiums Conspiracies Credit Ratings Creditors Debt Disability Discrimination Economic Espionage Act Energy Estoppel European Commission Expert Witness FDCPA Federal Arbitration Act Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Fee-Shifting Statutes FHA Financial Conduct Authority FinCEN First Amendment Fraudulent Concealment Fraudulent Transfers Health Insurance HSBC IPO Japan Jury Verdicts Justifiable Reliance Lawson v FMR Malicious Prosecution MFW NFA Non-Disclosure Agreement Ontario Securities Act Pay-To-Play Personal Jurisdiction Policy Limits Recordkeeping Requirements Retaliation Royal Bank of Scotland Secondary Markets Subsidiaries Tolling Valuation Virtual Currency Affirmative Defenses Allstate Anti-Kickback Statute Anti-Money Laundering Appraisal Asset Valuations Attorney Malpractice Books & Records BP Cease and Desist Chapter 7 Complex Litigation Confidential Witnesses Consent Decrees Contract Drafting Credit Cards Credit Unions Cyber Attacks Duty to Disclose Employment Contract Ethics Family Businesses Federal Contractors Forfeiture Franchise Agreements Franchises Fraudulent Conveyance Hospitals Interest Rates K2 Investment Group Lehman Brothers Licenses Liquidation Mark Cuban Medicaid OCIE Omissions Public Employees Purchase Agreement Raj Rajaratnam Regulation M Reimbursements Remedies Rescission RICO Section 11 Split of Authority Statute of Repose Swap Dealers Tender Offers Title Insurance U.S. Treasury Waivers Abuse of Discretion Annual Meeting Apple Automotive Industry Banking Crisis Borrowers Breach of Warranty Business Formation Business Litigation C-Suite Executives CalPERS Chevron Deference CIGNA v Amara CMS Colleges Confidentiality Consent Order Contract Formation Conversion Counterfeiting Data Breach Demand Futility Dilution Divorce eBay EEOC Embezzlement Equitable Tolling ETFs Exclusions Federal Rule 12(b)(6) Financial Crimes Financial Institution Liability Financial Regulatory Reform Financial Reporting Fitch Foreign Corporations Foreign Nationals Free Speech Fund Managers Hackers Hewlett-Packard Independent Counsel Internal Investigations ISS Lanham Act License Agreements LLC Agreements MBIA Insurance Motion To Strike Municipal Securities Issuers Natural Gas New Legislation New Regulations No-Action Letters No-Action Relief Non-Prosecution Agreements Notice Requirements NYSE Omnicare Ontario Securities Commission Patent Reform Plan Administrators Price-Fixing Private Right of Action Prudential Public Offerings Public Schools Publicly-Traded Companies Retailers Risk Assessment Rule 23 SCC Sentencing Shareholders' Agreements SunTrust Termination Transparency U.S. Bancorp Unfair Trade Practices Act Universities Venture Capital Visas Websites Affordable Care Act AIFMD AIG America Invents Act American Pipe & Construction Co. v. Utah Anti-Retaliation Provisions Article III Auto Insurance Bank Secrecy Act Bodily Injury Boeing Business Torts Car Accident CFAA Change in Control City of Pontiac Claim Construction Closely Held Businesses Collateral Estoppel Commodities Commodity Pool Compensation Committee Conflict Mineral Rules Construction Defects Copyright Infringement Criminal Sanctions Cross-Border Transactions Customs Dark Pool Debt-Relief Industry Defamation Default Judgment Department of Financial Services Dischargeable Debts Dismissal With Prejudice Disparagement EBIA v Arkison EMIR Equitable Estoppel European Banking Authority Exceptional Case Executive Benefits Insurance Agency Fair Market Value False Billing FCMs Federal Jurisdiction Foreign Jurisdictions Forum Shopping GAAP General Solicitation Google Governmental Liability GSE Heinz Homeowner's Insurance Identity Theft Illegal Tipping Imports Incentives Internal Controls Internet Investment Fraud Janus Capital Group Laches Liability Insurance Liens Life Sciences Limitation Periods LinkedIn Martoma Material Disclosures Material Nonpublic Information Mediation Medical Devices Mobile Apps Moench Presumption Mortgage Servicers Motion to Compel Municipal Bankruptcy Nasdaq Non-Practicing Entities Non-Solicitation Agreements Occurrence Off-Label Promotion Policy Exclusions Premiums Proposed Regulation Public Disclosure Rajat Gupta Reasonable Reliance Claims Reservation of Rights Restitution Retirement Reversal Rule 11 Rule 506 Offerings Scams Secured Lenders SFO Shareholder Votes Sherman Act Social Media Policy Sothebys Standstill Agreements Stark Law Stern v Marshall Stock Purchase Agreement Stress Tests Tenants Third-Party Liability Title IV Too Big to Fail Trade Market Abuse Trademark Litigation Trials UK Bribery Act Unfair Claims Settlement Practices Act UTSA Wall Street Warranties Willful Misconduct ADA Administrative Hearings Admissibility Affiliates Amended Complaints Arbitration Awards Asset-Backed Securities Assignments Assured Guaranty Corp. AT&T Bank of England Basel Committee Billing Blue Sky Laws Brand Business Assets Buyback Programs Buyouts Canon Business Solutions Celera Certifications Certiorari CFOs CFPA Chapter 11 Chevron CIGNA Civil Conspiracy Class Representatives Clawbacks Clinical Trials Code of Conduct Collateral Comcast Comcast v. Behrend Communications Decency Act Condominium Act Conflicts of Laws Consumer Bankruptcy Cooperation Initiative Corporate Dissolution Countervailing Duties Criminal Conspiracy Crowdfunding Custodians Data Retention Data Theft Default Defense Strategies Defined Benefit Plans Detroit Disability Benefits DMCA Document Productions Document Requests EB-5 Economic Damages Economic Downturn EEA Email Employee Stock Purchase Plans Enron Equitable Surcharge Errors and Omissions Policy Exchange-Traded Products Exculpatory Clauses Exemptions Experian Exports Fair Notice FCC Financial Adviser FMLA FMR LLC Foreign Investment Foreign Judgments Foreign Official Former Employee Freeze-Out Mergers Frozen Assets FSMA FTCA General Partnerships Generic Drugs Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Healthcare Fraud ICAP Independent Contractors Interference Claims Internal Affairs Doctrine Investment Banks Investment Management Investor Protection ITC Legal Ethics Lender-Placed Insurance Liquidnet Lloyds Banking Group Loan Modifications Lockheed Martin Lying Major Swap Participants Managers Mandatory Victim's Restitution Act Manufacturers Misclassification Mismanagement Mobile Devices Mootness Mortgage Loan Servicing Standards MTFs Municipal Advisers Municipal Securities Market Negligent Supervision Negotiations NLRA Non-Enforcement Non-Judicial Settlement Agreements Notice Prejudice Rule Octane Fitness v. ICON Offerings OIG Operating Agreements Opt-Outs Parol Evidence Police Prejudgment Interest Prejudice Preliminary Injunctions Privacy Policy Private Equity Funds Private Placements Privity of Contract Prospectus Proxies Proxy Contests Prudential Regulation Authority Pyramid Schemes Qualified Mortgage Rule RBS Real Estate Development Regulation D Regulation FD Relation Back Doctrine Removal Representations and Warranties Reverse Mergers Revlon Revlon Standard Revocable Trusts Robo-Signing Rule 10(b) Sales Section 17(a) Self-Funded Health Plans Sensitive Business Information Severance Pay Sexual Abuse Sexual Harassment Short-Swing Trading SIPC Small Business Social Media Account Ownership Software Spoofing Sports Startups State Securities Claims STOCK Act Stock Trades Student Loans Subject Matter Jurisdiction Subpoenas Symantec Tax Deductions Technology Telemarketing The Clayton Act The Copyright Act Theft of Trade Secrets Clarification Act Third Point TILA Transfers Trust Assets Trust Preferred Securities Twitter U.S. Commerce Department UCC US Bank USCIS USPTO Usury Vacated Waste Ways and Means Committee Witness Work Product Privilege Workplace Romances WSLA 16(b) 23andMe Abandonment Accounting Additional Insured Adverse Employment Action Affiliated-Business Arrangements Age Discrimination Aggregation Rules Alberta Securities Commission Aleynikov Algorithmic Trading Alternative Trading Systems American Guarantee & Liability Ins. 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American Rule Annuities Anti-Bribery Anti-Harassment Policies Antidumping Duties Antitrust Provisions Architects Asahi Asbestos ASIC AT&T Mobility v Concepcion At-Will Employment ATMs AU Optronics Corp Auction Aurora Automotive Loans B-1 Bad Actors Bank Fraud Bank Holding Company Barack Obama Baseball Benefit-of-the-Bargain Bids Biotechnology Block Trades Blue Cross Blue Shield Botox Bright-Line Rule British Bankers' Association British Columbia Securities Commission Broker Commissions Bundling Rules Burger King Business Development CAFA Capital Markets Caremark claim Catholic Church CBCA CBS Change of Ownership Chapter 9 Charter Schools Chase Bank CIFG Assurance North America Circumstantial Evidence Cisco Citibank Civil Forfeiture Civil Liability Claim Procedures Claims Procedures Class Action Arbitration Waivers Clawback Agreements Clickwrap Agreements Coca Cola Commercial Insurance Policies Commodities Exchange Act Community Banks Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Condemnation Condominium Corporation Confidential Communications Construction Contracts Consultants Consumer Protection Act COPPA Corporate Fraud Corporate Integrity Agreement Corporate Liability Corporate Sales Transactions Corporate Taxes Costco Counterclaims Covered Business Method Patents CPO CRA Credit Default Swaps Credit Reports Credit Suisse CTA Cumis Counsel Customer Lists Customs and Border Protection Cybertheft Data Collection Daubert Hearing Daubert Standards Debit Cards Debtor-Creditor Debtors-in-Possession Deepwater Horizon Defend Trade Secrets Act Delaware General Corporation Law Delegation of Discretion Demurrers Department of Transportation Disability Discrimination Disqualification Dissident Shareholders Distributors DOMA Drug Manufacturers Due Process Duty to Investigate Duty to Settle Eagle v Edcomm Earn-Outs Edge Act Efficacy Claims Electricity Electronic Trading EMMA Employee Rights Employer Group Health Plans Employment Policies Engagement Letters EPA Equity Claims Equity Markets Eric Holder Escrow Accounts Escrow Holders Espionage European Central Bank Executors Fair Use Falsified Documents Family Members Fashion Design FATCA FATF FBAR FCRA Federal Question Jurisdiction Federal Sentencing Guidelines FedEx Fee Disclosure FFIEC Fidcuciary Liability Final Rules Financial Instruments and Exchange Act of Japan