Business Torts

SEC Fiduciary Duty Fraud SCOTUS Class Action Breach of Duty Enforcement Actions Securities Fraud Insider Trading ERISA RMBS Settlement Board of Directors Bad Faith Shareholders Appeals Breach of Contract Shareholder Litigation Insurance Industry Compliance Corporate Counsel Misrepresentation Trade Secrets Enforcement Statute of Limitations Misappropriation Popular Class Certification Securities Litigation Unfair or Deceptive Trade Practices Motion to Dismiss Fraud-on-the-Market Derivative Suit Dodd-Frank Banks Investment Adviser False Claims Act (FCA) Securities Exchange Act DOJ Mortgages Halliburton EU Securities Securities Act of 1933 Halliburton v Erica P. John Fund Patents Tortious Interference Mergers CFTC Disclosure Requirements Whistleblowers Business Judgment Rule CFPB Dismissals Canada UK Corporate Officers Attorney's Fees Investors 401k Directors FTC False Advertising Retirement Plan Summary Judgment Patent Infringement Jurisdiction Bank of America Conflicts of Interest Ponzi Scheme Unfair Competition Hedge Funds Basic v Levinson Disgorgement Patent Litigation Rule 10b-5 Civil Monetary Penalty Controlling Stockholders JPMorgan Chase Standing Damages Pleading Standards Benefit Plan Sponsors FIfth Third Bancorp v Dudenhoeffer Stocks FINRA Personal Liability Professional Liability Arbitration Employee Benefits Insurance Litigation Employer Liability Issues Material Misstatements Non-Compete Agreements Broker-Dealer ESOP Pharmaceutical Industry Confidential Information Corporate Governance Omnicare Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing Oil & Gas Omnicare v Laborers District Council Section 11 UDAAP Criminal Prosecution Discovery Executive Compensation Pleadings Trademarks Aiding and Abetting Mortgage-Backed Securities Penalties Citigroup FDIC Good Faith Rating Agencies Preemption Commercial Bankruptcy Investment Funds False Statements Registration Statement Sanctions Tibble v Edison Int Copyright D&O Insurance Evidence FHFA Scienter Stock Drop Litigation Attorney-Client Privilege Duty to Defend FCPA Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Goldman Sachs Negligence Swaps Deutsche Bank Duty of Loyalty Negligent Misrepresentation Morgan Stanley Presumption of Reliance Acquisitions Libor Pensions Healthcare Standard of Review Freddie Mac Property Damage US Bancorp Chief Compliance Officers Cybersecurity DE Supreme Court Disclosure Duty of Care Fannie Mae Federal Contractors Hiring & Firing Misleading Statements UBS Unjust Enrichment Bylaws Duty of Prudence Forum Selection Putative Class Actions Trustees White Collar Crimes Advertising Contract Disputes Indemnification Life Insurance Materiality Medicare China Copyright Infringement Illegal Tipping Injunctions Investigations Litigation Strategies Qui Tam Restrictive Covenants Sarbanes-Oxley SLUSA Young Lawyers Australia Delaware General Corporation Law FDA Fees Infringement Manufacturers Mutual Funds Proxy Statements Amgen Inc. v Connecticut Retirement Plans Audits Banking Sector DOL Foreclosure Market Manipulation Minority Shareholders Countrywide Employment Contract Former Employee Investment Advisers Act of 1940 Lenders LLC Universal Health Services Inc v United States ex rel Escobar US v Newman Bernie Madoff Books & Records Burden of Proof Derivatives False Implied Certification Theory Federal Reserve Insureds Lanham Act Personal Benefit Punitive Damages Attorney Generals Construction Industry European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) Federal Rules of Civil Procedure FERC Fines Loans Mary Jo White Material Nonpublic Information Private Equity Property Insurance Reinsurance Say-on-Pay Barclays Brokers C-Suite Executives Commercial General Liability Policies Consent Order Due Diligence Financial Adviser Financial Services Authority Fraudulent Inducement Section 10(b) Statement of Opinion Bribery Creditors Debt Collection FIRREA Foreign Banks High Frequency Trading Implied Certification Jury Verdicts Material Misrepresentation Medicaid Municipal Bonds Municipalities NCUA OCC Personal Jurisdiction Whistleblower Awards Anti-SLAPP Antitrust Litigation Collateralized Debt Obligations Conditions of Payment Contractors Data Protection Extraterritoriality Rules Going-Private Transactions Hong Kong Kickbacks Loss Causation Prescription Drugs Registration Repurchases Section 75-1.1 Social Media Trusts Arbitration Agreements Asset Management Business Litigation Competition Confidentiality Agreements Denial of Benefits Economic Loss Doctrine Facebook Financial Institutions First Amendment Insolvency Intellectual Property Litigation IRS Risk Management Third-Party Trademark Infringement Uniform Trade Secrets Acts Wells Fargo Amgen Defamation Exculpatory Clauses Fairness Standard FDCPA Fraudulent Transfers Hospitals Marketing Neither Admit Nor Deny Settlements Non-Disclosure Agreement Portfolio Managers PSLRA Publicly-Traded Companies Remedies Reporting Requirements Reversal Treble Damages Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) Data Breach Excess Policies Fifth Third Mortgage Company FTC Act Health Care Providers Policy Exclusions RESPA RICO Shareholder Rights Software Underwriting Unlicensed Medical Providers Conversion Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) Defense Strategies Discovery Rule Fee-Shifting Gabelli v SEC IPO Judge Rakoff Limited Partnerships Plan Administrators Preliminary Injunctions Private Right of Action Real Estate Market Self-Dealing Shareholder Votes Uninsured and Under-Insured Motorists Auto Insurance Car Accident Cease and Desist Common Stock Contract Interpretation Corruption Credit Cards Demand Futility Financial Statements Food Labeling Fund Managers Joint Venture Liability Insurance License Agreements Merrill Lynch Multidistrict Litigation Payday Loans Proposed Legislation Rebuttable Presumptions Rescission Subsidiaries Whistleblower Protection Policies Auditors Beneficiaries CEOs Construction Contracts Contract Drafting Counterclaims Cross-Border Dilution Equitable Relief Estoppel European Commission Excessive Fees Federal Rule 12(b)(6) Homeowner's Insurance Internal Investigations Investment Management Joint and Several Liability Malicious Prosecution Medical Devices Merger Agreements Preferred Shares Section 5 Tender Offers Trademark Litigation Websites Bear Sterns Business Court Division Certiorari Chadbourne & Parke LLP v Troice Corporate Veil Economic Espionage Act Entire Fairness Standard Expert Witness Franchises Health Insurance Interest Rates Internet Justifiable Reliance Limited Liability Companies Non-Solicitation Agreements Omissions Partnerships Physicians Reimbursements Restitution Retailers Revlon Standard S&P Safe Harbors Secondary Markets Short Sales Theft Abuse of Discretion Abuse of Process Administrative Hearings Anti-Corruption Antitrust Provisions Apple Appraisal Attorney Malpractice Automotive Industry Bonds Causation Chapter 11 Colleges Commercial Insurance Policies Conspiracies Contract Terms Custody Rule Data Security Debtors Due Process Duty to Monitor Failure To Disclose False Billing FCRA FRCP 9(b) Hackers Imports Income Taxes International Arbitration Investment Company Act of 1940 Mineral Leases Moody's Mortgage Lenders Motion to Compel Patent Trolls PCAOB Policy Limits Policy Violations Public Offerings Real Estate Development Remand Royalties SEC v Citigroup Sherman Act Split of Authority State Farm Statute of Repose Volcker Rule 10b5-1 Plans Affirmative Defenses Allstate Anti-Kickback Statute Anti-Money Laundering Breach of Warranty Choice-of-Law CMS Compensatory Damages Contract Negotiations Cyber Attacks Debt-Relief Industry Disability Benefits Disparagement Federal Pleading Requirements Food Manufacturers Foreign Exchanges Forum Forum Shopping Free Speech Frivolous Lawsuits Generic Drugs HSBC HUD Hurricane Sandy Independent Boards Injunctive Relief Intentional Torts Interlocutory Appeals Internal Controls JOBS Act Liquidation Loan Modifications Material Disclosures Mobile Apps Morrison v National Australia Bank Mortgage Loan Originators Mortgage Servicers New Legislation No-Action Letters Notice Requirements OCIE Price-Fixing Private Equity Funds Public Policy Receivership Recordkeeping Requirements Rule 23 Shareholder Activism Stark Law Startups Strategic Enforcement Plan Title Insurance Tolling Unfair Insurance Practices Act Universities Valuation Willful Misconduct ALJ Arbitration Awards Assignments Bitcoin Calculation of Damages Chapter 7 Claim Construction Claim Preclusion CLRA Corporate Executives Counterfeiting Deferred Prosecution Agreements Duty to Disclose Energy Energy Sector Equitable Surcharge Expert Testimony Fashion Industry FBI Federal Arbitration Act Foreign Investment Franchise Agreements Fraudulent Concealment Fraudulent Conveyance Healthcare Fraud ITC Japan Money Laundering Pay-To-Play Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 Public Disclosure Representations and Warranties Risk Assessment Royal Bank of Scotland Scams Sellers Stock Options Strict Liability Student Loans Subprime Mortgages Swap Dealers The Copyright Act Twitter UTSA Virtual Currency Webinars Wire Fraud America Invents Act Anti-Competitive Anti-Dumping Duty Article III Asset Valuations CAFA Capital Markets Class Action Arbitration Waivers Collateral Estoppel Compensation Committee Complex Litigation Consumer Fraud Consumer Protection Act Contract Formation Credit Ratings Customer Lists Dark Pool Declaratory Judgments Defined Benefit Plans Dell Disability Discrimination Distributors Equitable Tolling Estate Planning ETFs Ethics Fair Market Value FinCEN First-to-File Forfeiture GAAP General Partnerships Investment Fraud Irreparable Harm Legal Costs Lehman Brothers Licenses Likelihood of Confusion LinkedIn MFW Municipal Advisers Municipal Securities Issuers NFA No-Action Relief Online Reviews Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) Operating Agreements Pharmaceutical Patents Premiums Relators Retaliation Stock Purchase Agreement Subject Matter Jurisdiction Supreme Court of Canada Third-Party Liability Tippees Truth in Lending Act (TILA) U.S. Treasury Unfair Trade Practices Act USPTO Venture Capital Visas Waivers Work Product Privilege Accounting Fraud Acquisition Agreements Affordable Care Act Architects Automotive Loans Bank of New York (BNY) Mellon Bodily Injury BP Business Court Business Disputes CA Supreme Court CIGNA v Amara Civil Conspiracy Commodities Common Law Torts Confidential Witnesses Construction Defects Corporate Liability Corporate Sales Transactions Countervailing Duties Credit Suisse Cross-Border Transactions Debt Buyers Department of Financial Services Divorce Dole Food EEOC Email Equitable Estoppel Equitable Subrogation European Court of Justice (ECJ) Exceptional Case Fair Housing Act (FHA) Family Businesses Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Final Rules Financial Crimes Financial Reporting Foreign Corporations Foreign Judgments FSMA General Contractors Google Government Investigations Heinz Independent Contractors Independent Counsel Independent Director Induced Infringement Insurance Fraud Interference Claims International Litigation IP License IP Litigation IRA Jury Trial Laches Lawson v FMR Limelight v Akamai Limitation Periods Litigation Fees & Costs Mental Health Military Service Members Moench Presumption Mootness Nasdaq Non-Judicial Settlement Agreements NYSE Off-Label Promotion OIG Ontario Securities Act Patent Reform Permanent Injunctions Petition For Rehearing Prejudgment Interest Proposed Regulation Prospectus Public Employees Public Officials Public Schools Purchase Agreement Real Estate Investments Reformation Regulation M Retirement Rules of Civil Procedure Settlement Agreements Shareholders' Agreements Software Developers Subcontractors SunTrust Telemarketing Sales Rule Television Shows Tenants Trade Dress Trade Market Abuse TX Supreme Court UK Bribery Act Vacated Venue Willful Infringement Wine & Alcohol Actual Injuries Admissions of Liability Advertising Injury AIFMD Akamai Technologies Amended Legislation American Rule ANDA Annual Meeting Anti-Retaliation Provisions Antitrust Investigations Asset Freeze Auction Bank Fraud Bank Secrecy Act Best Interest Contract Exemptions Blue Sky Laws Business Assets Business Formation Buyouts CalPERS Change in Control Chevron Chevron Deference CIGNA Clawbacks Closely Held Businesses Condominiums Copyright Litigation Credit Unions Cumis Counsel Debt Debt Collectors Declaratory Relief Default Default Judgment Direct Infringement Disclaimers Disclosure-Based Settlements Dismissal With Prejudice Dispute Resolution Earn-Outs EB-5 EBA Electricity EMIR En Banc Review EPA European Banking Authority Exclusions Fashion Design Federal Jurisdiction Financial Regulatory Reform Fitch Foreign Nationals Franchisee Freeze-Out Mergers General Solicitation Hart-Scott-Rodino Act IL Supreme Court Immunity In Pari Delicto Incentive Compensation Incentives Inequitable Conduct Intellectual Property Protection Inter Partes Review Proceedings Inventors Janus Capital Group K2 Investment Group Leveraged Buyout Liens Life Sciences LLC Agreements Mark Cuban MBIA Insurance Mediation Membership Interest Misclassification Mobile Devices Monopolization Motion To Strike MSRB Municipal Bankruptcy Music Industry Natural Gas Natural Products NC Supreme Court Negotiations Non-Practicing Entities NY Supreme Court Offerings Patent Trial and Appeal Board Personally Identifiable Information Petition for Writ of Certiorari Predominance Requirement Price Manipulation Public Comment Ratification Reasonable Reliance Claims Reasonableness Factors REIT Removal Restructuring Richard Cordray Right of Publicity Rule 10(b) Rule 11 Russia SAC Capital Section 337 Security-Based Swaps Shareholder Demands Small Business Statement of Facts Stern v Marshall Stock-for-Stock Merger Stress Tests Supplemental Disclosures Technology Termination Terms of Use The Clayton Act Tort Reform Transparency Twombly/Iqbal Pleading Standard Unions US Bank Usury Warranties Yelp Administrative Authority Administrative Proceedings Admissibility Affiliates AIG Amended Complaints American Pipe & Construction Co. v. Utah Antitrust Conspiracies Antitrust Violations AT&T ATMs Auto Manufacturers Banking Crisis Billing Biotechnology Boeing Borrowers Brand Business Torts Buyers Capital Requirements Captive Insurance Company Cartels Cause of Action Accrual Cease and Desist Orders CFOs CFPA Cisco Citibank Citizens Property Insurance Corporation City of Pontiac Civil Liability Claim Procedures Collateralized Loan Obligations Commercial Court Commercial Leases Commodity Pool Confidential Communications Consent Decrees Construction Project Consumer Financial Products Continuing Legal Education Corporate Dissolution Corporate Integrity Agreement Corporate Misconduct Corporations Code Court-Appointed Receivers Credit Default Swaps Credit Reporting Agencies Criminal Sanctions Crowdfunding Customs Customs and Border Protection Data Collection Data Theft Debt Restructuring Debtor-Creditor Defined Contribution Plans Denial of Insurance Coverage Design Professionals Dietary Supplements Disability Insurance Dischargeable Debts DMCA Domain Names DuPont EBIA v Arkison EEA EFTA Emotional Distress Damages Employee Stock Purchase Plans Employment Policies Enforcement Statistics Entrepreneurs Equity Compensation Errors and Omissions Policy Exchange-Traded Products Executive Benefits Insurance Agency Exemptions Experian Exports Failure To State A Claim Falsified Documents Fashion Branding FCC FCMs Federal Sentencing Guidelines Fidcuciary Liability Film Industry Final Judgment Ford Motor Foreign Jurisdictions Forum Non Conveniens Franchisors Fraud and Abuse FSA GEICO General Motors Governmental Employees Tort Immunity Act Gross Negligence HAMP Hewlett-Packard Homeowners Honest Belief Defense Identity Theft Indirect Infringement Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine Injury-in-Fact Insurance Agents Integration Clauses Intent Internal Affairs Doctrine Interstate Commerce Investment Companies ISS Joinder Labeling Law Firm Partners Leases Lost Profits Madden v Midland Funding Major Swap Participants Market Participants Martoma Member State Misallocation of Funds MLB Monsanto Multinationals Municipal Securities Market Music Negligent Supervision New Guidance New Regulations Non-Profits