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SEC Fraud Fiduciary Duty Class Action SCOTUS Enforcement Actions Securities Fraud Insider Trading RMBS Settlement Breach of Duty Compliance Shareholders Bad Faith Board of Directors Enforcement ERISA Insurers Fraud-on-the-Market Shareholder Litigation Class Certification Mortgages Banks Dodd-Frank Halliburton Misrepresentation Securities Litigation Halliburton v Erica P. John Fund Statute of Limitations Trade Secrets Securities Exchange Act DOJ Appeals Breach of Contract Derivative Suit Securities Investment Adviser Misappropriation Disclosure Requirements CFTC Corporate Counsel Motion to Dismiss Popular Whistleblowers Investors Basic v Levinson Hedge Funds EU Ponzi Scheme Bank of America JPMorgan Chase Securities Act of 1933 Patents Rule 10b-5 Business Judgment Rule Directors Mortgage-Backed Securities Professional Liability Stocks CFPB ESOP FIfth Third Bancorp v Dudenhoeffer FINRA UK Canada Attorney's Fees Citigroup Dismissals Employer Liability Issues False Claims Act FDIC FHFA Corporate Governance Disgorgement Mergers Tortious Interference Broker-Dealer Employee Benefits Jurisdiction FTC Summary Judgment Unfair or Deceptive Trade Practices Non-Compete Agreements Unfair Competition Conflicts of Interest Freddie Mac Civil Monetary Penalty Penalties Presumption of Reliance Standing UDAAP White Collar Crimes Damages Executive Compensation Goldman Sachs Patent Infringement Patent Litigation Fannie Mae FCPA Controlling Stockholders Criminal Prosecution False Statements FIRREA Libor Morgan Stanley Sarbanes-Oxley Swaps Arbitration Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing Duty to Defend Investigations Liability Deutsche Bank False Advertising Pensions Rating Agencies Sanctions UBS Attorney-Client Privilege Evidence Healthcare Pleading Standards Scienter Stock Drop Litigation Trademarks D&O Insurance Pleadings Preemption US Bancorp Corporate Officers Disclosure Fees Retirement Plan Trustees 401k Amgen Inc. v Connecticut Retirement Plans Chief Compliance Officers China Indemnification Negligence Oil & Gas Personal Liability SLUSA Commercial Bankruptcy Copyright Audits Bernie Madoff Bylaws Confidential Information Good Faith Insureds Minority Shareholders Foreclosure Infringement Litigation Strategies LLC Mary Jo White NCUA Officers Property Damage Restrictive Covenants Say-on-Pay FCA Fiduciary Liability Hiring & Firing Acquisitions Benefit Plan Sponsors Federal Reserve FERC Foreign Banks Investment Funds Lenders Life Insurance Municipal Bonds Putative Class Actions Registration Advertising Barclays Brokers Collateralized Debt Obligations Countrywide Cybersecurity Discovery Financial Services Authority Fines High Frequency Trading Misleading Statements Municipalities Pharmaceutical Portfolio Managers Proxy Statements Gabelli v SEC Illegal Tipping Injunctions Investment Advisers Act of 1940 Kickbacks Negligent Misrepresentation Neither Admit Nor Deny Settlements Underwriting Whistleblower Awards Aiding and Abetting Antitrust Litigation Australia Commercial General Liability Policies Discovery Rule Duty of Care Fifth Third Mortgage Company HUD Loans Loss Causation Material Nonpublic Information OCC Private Equity Real Estate Market Repurchases RESPA Section 10(b) Business Litigation Duty of Prudence ESMA Extraterritoriality Rules FDA Former Employee Forum Selection Clause Fraudulent Inducement IRS Material Misstatements Mutual Funds Property Insurance Reinsurance Social Media Unjust Enrichment Banking Sector Data Protection Excess Policies Insurance Litigation Market Manipulation Mortgage Loan Originators PSLRA Punitive Damages Qui Tam Standard of Review Wells Fargo Arbitration Agreements Asset Management Beneficiaries Bribery Competition Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Going-Private Transactions Hong Kong IPO Judge Rakoff Manufacturers SEC v Citigroup Shareholder Rights Trusts Anti-SLAPP Attorney Generals Chadbourne & Parke LLP v Troice Contractors Corruption Cross-Border Debt Collection Derivatives Duty of Loyalty Frivolous Lawsuits Jury Verdicts Lanham Act Marketing Medicare Multidistrict Litigation Omnicare Reporting Requirements Retailers Risk Management Third-Party Auditors Bear Sterns Common Stock Confidentiality Agreements Contract Disputes Copyright Infringement DOL Due Diligence Investment Company Act of 1940 Merrill Lynch Preferred Shares Prescription Drugs S&P Short Sales Uniform Trade Secrets Acts Uninsured and Under-Insured Motorists Automotive Industry Bonds C-Suite Executives Car Accident Corporate Veil Credit Cards Creditors Custody Rule Deferred Prosecution Agreements Economic Loss Doctrine Expert Witness FDCPA Homeowner's Insurance Hospitals Income Taxes JOBS Act Joint Venture Materiality Payday Loans Policy Violations Rebuttable Presumptions SAC Capital Self-Dealing State Farm Subprime Mortgages Subsidiaries US v Newman Volcker Rule Whistleblower Protection Policies Amgen Auto Insurance Books & Records Claim Preclusion Contract Interpretation Employment Contract Equitable Relief Estate Planning Facebook Financial Statements Foreign Exchanges Forum Hurricane Sandy Internal Investigations License Agreements Limited Partnerships Non-Disclosure Agreement Patent Trolls PCAOB Personal Benefit Personal Jurisdiction Policy Limits Proposed Legislation Receivership Safe Harbors Software Statute of Repose Theft Tolling Trademark Litigation Unfair Insurance Practices Act Valuation 10b5-1 Plans Administrative Hearings Admissions of Liability Affirmative Defenses Allstate Anti-Corruption Apple Appraisal Bitcoins Burden of Proof Causation CEOs Complex Litigation Debt Debtors Denial of Benefits Energy Estoppel Expert Testimony FBI Federal Arbitration Act Federal Rule 12(b)(6) Financial Conduct Authority FinCEN First Amendment Fraudulent Transfers Fund Managers Health Insurance Imports Intellectual Property Litigation Interest Rates Interlocutory Appeals Internet Legal Costs Material Disclosures Money Laundering Moody's Morrison v National Australia Bank Omissions Pay-To-Play Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 Reimbursements RICO Royal Bank of Scotland Section 11 Stock Options Tender Offers Unfair Trade Practices Act Abuse of Discretion Abuse of Process Anti-Kickback Statute Antitrust Provisions Certiorari Chapter 7 Consent Order Conspiracies Contract Drafting Counterfeiting Credit Ratings Credit Unions Cyber Attacks Data Breach Debt-Relief Industry Delaware General Corporation Law Demand Futility Dilution Discrimination Economic Espionage Act Equitable Surcharge European Commission Fee-Shifting Statutes FHA Food Labeling Fraudulent Concealment HSBC Japan Justifiable Reliance Lawson v FMR Licenses Liquidation Loan Modifications Malicious Prosecution MFW Mobile Apps New Legislation NFA No-Action Relief Non-Solicitation Agreements NYSE Partnerships Plan Administrators Private Equity Funds Private Right of Action Real Estate Development Recordkeeping Requirements Rescission Retaliation Shareholder Activism Virtual Currency Waivers Accounting Fraud America Invents Act Anti-Money Laundering Asset Valuations Attorney Malpractice BP Cease and Desist CIGNA v Amara Civil Conspiracy Colleges Confidential Witnesses Confidentiality Consent Decrees Dark Pool Defamation Disability Disparagement Duty to Disclose Equitable Estoppel ETFs Ethics Family Businesses Federal Contractors Financial Crimes Forfeiture Franchise Agreements Franchises Fraudulent Conveyance Google Hackers Internal Controls Investment Management K2 Investment Group Laches Lehman Brothers Liability Insurance Mark Cuban Medicaid Medical Devices Municipal Securities Issuers No-Action Letters Non-Practicing Entities OCIE Patent Reform Physicians Public Employees Public Offerings Publicly-Traded Companies Purchase Agreement Regulation M Remedies Retirement Revlon Standard Risk Assessment Rule 23 Secondary Markets Section 75-1.1 Sentencing Stock Purchase Agreement SunTrust Swap Dealers TILA Title Insurance U.S. Treasury Universities UTSA Visas Annual Meeting Anti-Retaliation Provisions Assignments Automotive Loans Bank Fraud Bank Secrecy Act Banking Crisis Bodily Injury Borrowers Breach of Warranty Business Formation Business Torts CalPERS CFAA Change in Control Chevron Deference Claim Construction CMS Construction Defects Contract Formation Conversion Counterclaims Default Defense Strategies Department of Financial Services Divorce eBay EEOC Equitable Tolling Exceptional Case Exclusions Fair Market Value Financial Adviser Financial Institution Liability Financial Institutions Financial Regulatory Reform Financial Reporting Fitch Foreign Corporations Foreign Jurisdictions Foreign Nationals Forum Shopping Free Speech General Solicitation GSE Hewlett-Packard Independent Counsel Induced Infringement Insolvency Intentional Torts ISS Liens LinkedIn LLC Agreements MBIA Insurance Merger Agreements Moench Presumption Mortgage Servicers Motion To Strike Municipal Advisers Nasdaq Natural Gas Non-Prosecution Agreements Notice Requirements Nvidia Omnicare v Laborers District Council Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Policy Exclusions Prejudgment Interest Preliminary Injunctions Premiums Price-Fixing Proposed Regulation Public Schools Raj Rajaratnam Remand Restitution Reversal Royalties Scams Secured Lenders Shareholders' Agreements Sherman Act Stark Law Stern v Marshall Stress Tests Student Loans Twitter U.S. Bancorp US Bank USPTO Venture Capital Websites Willful Misconduct Admissibility Advertising Injury Affiliates Affordable Care Act AIFMD AIG American Pipe & Construction Co. v. Utah Antidumping Duties Article III ATMs Blue Sky Laws Boeing Brand Buyouts CFOs Chevron CIGNA City of Pontiac Clawbacks Closely Held Businesses Collateral Estoppel Commodities Commodity Pool Compensation Committee Compensatory Damages Condominiums Conflict Mineral Rules Construction Industry Corporate Dissolution Countervailing Duties Credit Suisse Criminal Sanctions Cross-Border Transactions Customer Lists Customs Customs and Border Protection Data Theft Debt Collectors Default Judgment Dell Dismissal With Prejudice EB-5 EBIA v Arkison Email EMIR Employee Stock Purchase Plans European Banking Authority Exculpatory Clauses Executive Benefits Insurance Agency Experian Exports Fair Use Fairness Standard False Billing Falsified Documents Family Members Fashion Design Fashion Industry FCMs FCRA Federal Jurisdiction Federal Sentencing Guidelines Final Judgment Foreign Judgments GAAP Governmental Liability Healthcare Fraud Heinz Identity Theft Incentives Independent Contractors Internal Affairs Doctrine Investment Fraud IP License Janus Capital Group Jury Trial Life Sciences Martoma Mediation Mineral Leases Misallocation of Funds Mobile Devices Motion to Compel Municipal Bankruptcy Negligent Supervision Negotiations New Regulations Non-Judicial Settlement Agreements Occurrence Off-Label Promotion Online Reviews Ontario Securities Act Ontario Securities Commission Operating Agreements Parol Evidence Petition For Rehearing Privity of Contract Public Disclosure Public Officials Reasonable Reliance Claims Reasonableness Factors Regulation S-K Representations and Warranties Reservation of Rights Restructuring Retained Asset Accounts Rule 11 Rule 506 Offerings Rules of Civil Procedure SFO Shareholder Votes SIPA Social Media Policy Sothebys Split of Authority Standstill Agreements Stock-for-Stock Merger Strategic Enforcement Plan Subpoenas Technology Tenants Termination The Copyright Act Third-Party Liability Title IV Too Big to Fail Trade Market Abuse Trademark Infringement Transparency Treble Damages Trials UK Bribery Act Unfair Claims Settlement Practices Act Unions Wall Street Warranties Wire Fraud Work Product Privilege Yelp Accountants ADA Alternative Trading Systems Amended Complaints American Rule Arbitration Awards Architects Asbestos Asset-Backed Securities Assured Guaranty Corp. AT&T Auction Bank of England Basel Committee Billing Burger King Business Assets Buy-Out Agreements Buyback Programs CAFA Canon Business Solutions Capital Markets Car Dealerships CBS Celera Certifications CFPA Change of Ownership Chapter 11 Cisco Claims Procedures Class Action Arbitration Waivers Class Representatives Clickwrap Agreements Clinical Trials Code of Conduct Collateral Comcast Comcast v. Behrend Commercial Insurance Policies Communications Decency Act Conflicts of Laws Construction Contracts Consumer Bankruptcy Cooperation Initiative Corporate Management Corporate Sales Transactions Corporations Code Credit Default Swaps Credit Reporting Agencies Criminal Conspiracy Crowdfunding Custodians Data Retention Daubert Hearing Daubert Standards Debit Cards Debtor-Creditor Defined Benefit Plans Detroit Disability Benefits Dischargeable Debts Distributors DMCA Document Productions Document Requests Drug Manufacturers Due Process Duty to Settle Economic Downturn EFTA Electricity Embezzlement Employer Group Health Plans Employment Policies En Banc Review Enforcement Statistics Errors and Omissions Policy Exchange-Traded Products Exemptions Fair Notice FCC FMLA FMR LLC Football Foreign Investment Foreign Official Fraud and Abuse Freeze-Out Mergers Frozen Assets FSA FSMA FTCA Futures GEICO General Partnerships Generic Drugs Government Investigations HAMP Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Hostile Takeover Hotels Housing Market ICAP Independent Boards Interference Claims Internet Retailers Interstate Commerce Inventors Investment Banks Investor Protection ITC Joinder Joint and Several Liability Legal Ethics Lender-Placed Insurance Limitation Periods Liquidnet Lloyds Banking Group Lockheed Martin Lying Major Swap Participants Managers Mandatory Victim's Restitution Act MetLife Misclassification Mismanagement MLB MOFCOM Monopolization Mootness Mortgage Loan Servicing Standards MSRB MTFs Municipal Securities Market Music Industry NLRA NLRB Non-Enforcement Notice Prejudice Rule Octane Fitness v. ICON Offerings Offshore Funds OIG Opt-Outs Police Prejudice Privacy Policy Private Funds Private Placements Prospectus Proxies Proxy Contests Proxy Voting Guidelines Prudential Prudential Regulation Authority Pyramid Schemes Qualified Mortgage Rule Rajat Gupta RBS Real Estate Investments Reformation Regulation D Regulation FD Relation Back Doctrine Removal Reverse Mergers Revlon Revocable Trusts Ripeness Robo-Signing Rule 10(b) Russia Sales SCC Section 17(a) Section 337 Security-Based Swaps Self-Funded Health Plans Sensitive Business Information Severance Pay Sexual Abuse Sexual Harassment Short-Swing Trading Signatures Small Business Social Media Account Ownership Spoofing Sports Startups State Securities Claims STOCK Act Stock Trades Stockholders' Meetings Subject Matter Jurisdiction Symantec Target Tax Deductions Telemarketing Telemarketing Sales Rule Television Shows Terms of Use The Clayton Act Theft of Trade Secrets Clarification Act Third Point Tibble v Edison Int Tort Transfers Trucking Industry Trust Assets Trust Preferred Securities Twombly/Iqbal Pleading Standard U.S. Commerce Department UCC USCIS Usury Vacated Vicarious Liability Wal-Mart Waste Ways and Means Committee Willful Infringement Wine & Alcohol Witness Workplace Romances WSLA 16(b) 23andMe Abandonment ABC v Aereo Accounting Accounting Controls Additional Insured ADEA Adverse Employment Action Affiliated-Business Arrangements Age Discrimination Agents Aggregation Rules AIFM Aleynikov Algorithmic Trading Allergan Inc American Guarantee & Liability Ins. Co. Anti-Bribery