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SEC Fraud Fiduciary Duty SCOTUS Class Action Enforcement Actions Securities Fraud Breach of Duty Insider Trading RMBS ERISA Settlement Shareholders Bad Faith Board of Directors Compliance Enforcement Shareholder Litigation Appeals Insurers Statute of Limitations Fraud-on-the-Market Class Certification Banks Misrepresentation Mortgages Breach of Contract Dodd-Frank Trade Secrets Securities Exchange Act Securities Litigation Popular Halliburton Securities Act of 1933 Derivative Suit DOJ Misappropriation Securities Halliburton v Erica P. John Fund Corporate Counsel Investment Adviser Motion to Dismiss Disclosure Requirements CFTC EU Whistleblowers Patents Directors Investors Ponzi Scheme Tortious Interference Business Judgment Rule Canada Hedge Funds Basic v Levinson CFPB UK Bank of America 401k Dismissals JPMorgan Chase Rule 10b-5 Professional Liability Stocks Unfair or Deceptive Trade Practices False Claims Act Retirement Plan Attorney's Fees FINRA Mortgage-Backed Securities Benefit Plan Sponsors Disgorgement Employer Liability Issues Material Misstatements Mergers FIfth Third Bancorp v Dudenhoeffer ESOP FTC Patent Infringement FDIC Jurisdiction Patent Litigation Citigroup FHFA Non-Compete Agreements Omnicare v Laborers District Council Section 11 Summary Judgment Conflicts of Interest Corporate Governance Employee Benefits Omnicare Unfair Competition Broker-Dealer Executive Compensation Standing UDAAP Civil Monetary Penalty Controlling Stockholders Criminal Prosecution Damages Freddie Mac Tibble v Edison Int FCPA Penalties Personal Liability Registration Statement Arbitration Corporate Officers Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing False Advertising Insurance Litigation Liability Pleading Standards Fannie Mae Goldman Sachs Investment Funds Presumption of Reliance Rating Agencies Swaps Trademarks Copyright Deutsche Bank Duty to Defend Oil & Gas Preemption Commercial Bankruptcy False Statements Issuers Libor Morgan Stanley Pensions Pleadings Stock Drop Litigation UBS Attorney-Client Privilege Evidence Healthcare Sanctions Confidential Information D&O Insurance FIRREA Good Faith Investigations Sarbanes-Oxley Scienter Negligence White Collar Crimes China Illegal Tipping Infringement Chief Compliance Officers Disclosure Fiduciary Liability US Bancorp Discovery Fees Property Damage Putative Class Actions SLUSA Trustees Amgen Inc. v Connecticut Retirement Plans Bylaws Indemnification Bernie Madoff Cybersecurity Duty of Prudence FCA Hiring & Firing Life Insurance NCUA Pharmaceutical Advertising Audits Foreclosure Insureds Litigation Strategies Minority Shareholders Misleading Statements Mutual Funds Restrictive Covenants Former Employee Investment Advisers Act of 1940 LLC Mary Jo White Material Nonpublic Information Officers Say-on-Pay Copyright Infringement Federal Reserve FERC Lenders US v Newman Acquisitions Banking Sector Barclays Bribery C-Suite Executives Collateralized Debt Obligations Countrywide Derivatives Duty of Care Foreign Banks High Frequency Trading Injunctions Manufacturers Negligent Misrepresentation Personal Benefit Property Insurance Registration Aiding and Abetting Antitrust Litigation Brokers Commercial General Liability Policies Data Protection Financial Services Authority Fines IRS Kickbacks Municipal Bonds Municipalities Neither Admit Nor Deny Settlements Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Proxy Statements Section 10(b) Unjust Enrichment Whistleblower Awards Australia ESMA FDA Forum Selection Clause Fraudulent Inducement Loss Causation Market Manipulation Portfolio Managers Punitive Damages Real Estate Market Standard of Review Underwriting Books & Records Competition Contract Disputes Creditors Fairness Standard Fifth Third Mortgage Company Gabelli v SEC Hong Kong HUD Intellectual Property Litigation Lanham Act Loans OCC Private Equity Qui Tam Repurchases RESPA Social Media Statement of Opinion Trusts Asset Management Business Litigation Discovery Rule Due Diligence Extraterritoriality Rules Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Going-Private Transactions Judge Rakoff Marketing PSLRA Reinsurance Wells Fargo Contractors Debt Collection DOL Duty of Loyalty Excess Policies Insolvency IPO Jury Verdicts Mortgage Loan Originators Non-Disclosure Agreement Prescription Drugs Retailers Risk Management Third-Party Beneficiaries Confidentiality Agreements Consent Order DE Supreme Court Denial of Benefits Exculpatory Clauses Financial Statements Medicare Merrill Lynch Reporting Requirements Shareholder Rights Software Uniform Trade Secrets Acts Arbitration Agreements Attorney Generals Auditors Chadbourne & Parke LLP v Troice Corruption Credit Cards Cross-Border Delaware General Corporation Law Fraudulent Transfers Internal Investigations Multidistrict Litigation Preferred Shares SEC v Citigroup Self-Dealing Subsidiaries Trademark Litigation Uninsured and Under-Insured Motorists Administrative Hearings Auto Insurance Bear Sterns Bonds Burden of Proof Car Accident Common Stock Custody Rule Employment Contract Equitable Relief FDCPA Financial Conduct Authority Fund Managers Hospitals Internet Joint Venture Liability Insurance Limited Partnerships Payday Loans Personal Jurisdiction Policy Exclusions Proposed Legislation S&P Section 75-1.1 Short Sales Theft Affirmative Defenses Automotive Industry CEOs Conspiracies Corporate Veil Data Breach Economic Loss Doctrine Expert Witness Federal Contractors Frivolous Lawsuits Health Insurance Homeowner's Insurance Investment Company Act of 1940 Investment Management JOBS Act License Agreements Materiality Moody's PCAOB Policy Violations Public Offerings Rebuttable Presumptions Receivership Safe Harbors State Farm Statute of Repose Subprime Mortgages Trademark Infringement Virtual Currency Volcker Rule Whistleblower Protection Policies Amgen Anti-Corruption Anti-Kickback Statute Apple Bitcoins Claim Preclusion Contract Interpretation Cyber Attacks Debtors Defamation Deferred Prosecution Agreements Duty to Monitor Estoppel Facebook Federal Rule 12(b)(6) Foreign Exchanges Forum HSBC Hurricane Sandy Imports Income Taxes Independent Boards Insurance Industry Interlocutory Appeals Internal Controls Justifiable Reliance Loan Modifications Material Disclosures Medical Devices Money Laundering Non-Solicitation Agreements Omissions Policy Limits Private Right of Action Publicly-Traded Companies Real Estate Development Reimbursements Secondary Markets Strategic Enforcement Plan Tender Offers Tolling Unfair Insurance Practices Act Valuation Young Lawyers 10b5-1 Plans Abuse of Process Admissions of Liability Allstate Anti-SLAPP Appraisal Causation Certiorari Construction Industry Conversion Counterclaims Counterfeiting Credit Ratings Credit Unions Debt-Relief Industry Defense Strategies Demand Futility Disability Benefits Energy Equitable Surcharge European Commission FBI Federal Arbitration Act Financial Adviser Financial Institutions FinCEN First Amendment Japan Liquidation Malicious Prosecution Mobile Apps Morrison v National Australia Bank Patent Trolls Pay-To-Play Plan Administrators Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 Recordkeeping Requirements Remand Rescission RICO Royal Bank of Scotland Royalties Rule 23 Stock Options Student Loans Title Insurance Websites Willful Misconduct Abuse of Discretion Accounting Fraud Anti-Money Laundering Antitrust Provisions Assignments Chapter 7 Civil Conspiracy Compensation Committee Complex Litigation Confidentiality Customer Lists Dilution Discrimination Disparagement Economic Espionage Act Equitable Tolling Estate Planning Expert Testimony Fee-Shifting Statutes FHA Food Labeling Franchises Fraudulent Concealment Fraudulent Conveyance Hackers Intentional Torts Interest Rates Lawson v FMR Legal Costs Licenses MFW Mineral Leases Mortgage Lenders Mortgage Servicers New Legislation NFA No-Action Letters No-Action Relief NYSE OCIE Partnerships Petition For Rehearing Physicians Private Equity Funds Retaliation Reversal SAC Capital Shareholder Activism Shareholder Votes Sherman Act Strict Liability Swap Dealers The Copyright Act TILA Treble Damages Unfair Trade Practices Act Venture Capital Waivers America Invents Act Article III Asset Valuations Attorney Malpractice Bank Fraud Bank Secrecy Act BP Breach of Warranty Business Torts Cease and Desist CIGNA v Amara CMS Collateral Estoppel Colleges Commercial Insurance Policies Compensatory Damages Confidential Witnesses Construction Defects Contract Drafting Dark Pool Disability Equitable Estoppel ETFs Ethics Fair Market Value Family Businesses Financial Crimes Financial Institution Liability Foreign Corporations Forfeiture FSMA Independent Counsel Induced Infringement ITC Laches Lehman Brothers LinkedIn Medicaid Merger Agreements Military Service Members Motion to Compel Municipal Securities Issuers Non-Judicial Settlement Agreements Notice Requirements Patent Reform Prejudgment Interest Preliminary Injunctions Price-Fixing Public Disclosure Public Officials Purchase Agreement Real Estate Investments Regulation M Remedies Retirement Revlon Standard Risk Assessment Scams Shareholders' Agreements Stark Law Startups Stock Purchase Agreement SunTrust Trade Market Abuse U.S. Treasury Universities Visas Wire Fraud Work Product Privilege Annual Meeting Anti-Competitive Anti-Retaliation Provisions Automotive Loans Blue Sky Laws Bodily Injury Borrowers Business Assets Business Formation CAFA CalPERS CFAA Change in Control Chapter 11 Chevron Deference Claim Construction Clawbacks Closely Held Businesses Commodities Consent Decrees Contract Formation Corporate Dissolution Crowdfunding Debt Debt Collectors Default Department of Financial Services Dismissal With Prejudice Distributors Divorce DMCA Duty to Disclose eBay EEOC European Banking Authority Exceptional Case Exclusions Falsified Documents Fashion Design Fashion Industry FCRA Financial Regulatory Reform Financial Reporting First-to-File Fitch Foreign Nationals Forum Shopping Franchise Agreements FTCA GAAP General Solicitation Generic Drugs Google GSE Incentives Independent Contractors Independent Director Investment Fraud IP License ISS Janus Capital Group Joint and Several Liability K2 Investment Group Liens Life Sciences Likelihood of Confusion LLC Agreements Mark Cuban MBIA Insurance Mediation Moench Presumption Municipal Advisers Municipal Bankruptcy Nasdaq Natural Gas Negotiations Non-Practicing Entities Non-Profits Non-Prosecution Agreements Nvidia Off-Label Promotion Offerings Online Reviews Ontario Securities Commission Premiums Proposed Regulation Prospectus Public Employees Public Schools Reasonableness Factors Reformation Restitution Secured Lenders Software Developers Statement of Facts Stern v Marshall Stress Tests Technology Third-Party Liability Transparency Trucking Industry Twitter U.S. Bancorp UK Bribery Act US Bank USPTO UTSA Webinars Admissibility Advertising Injury Affiliates Affordable Care Act AIFMD AIG ALJ American Pipe & Construction Co. v. Utah Antidumping Duties Asset Freeze ATMs Auction Bank Holding Company Banking Crisis Billing Boeing Brand Buyouts Capital Markets Captive Insurance Company CFOs Chevron CIGNA Cisco Citizens Property Insurance Corporation City of Pontiac Commodity Pool Condominiums Conflict Mineral Rules Construction Contracts Consumer Fraud Contract Negotiations Corporations Code Countervailing Duties Court-Appointed Receivers Credit Default Swaps Credit Reporting Agencies Credit Suisse Criminal Sanctions Cross-Border Transactions Customs Customs and Border Protection Data Theft Debt Restructuring Default Judgment Dell Direct Infringement Document Productions Drug Manufacturers Due Process DuPont Earn-Outs EB-5 EBIA v Arkison Electricity Email EMIR Employee Stock Purchase Plans En Banc Review Enforcement Statistics Equity Compensation Errors and Omissions Policy Exchange-Traded Products Executive Benefits Insurance Agency Experian Exports Fair Use False Billing Family Members FCC FCMs Federal Jurisdiction Federal Sentencing Guidelines Final Judgment Foreign Judgments Foreign Jurisdictions Free Speech Freeze-Out Mergers Frozen Assets General Partnerships HAMP Healthcare Fraud Heinz Hewlett-Packard Identity Theft Immunity Incentive Compensation Indirect Infringement Insurance Fraud Internal Affairs Doctrine Interstate Commerce Inventors Jury Trial Limelight v Akamai Limited Liability Companies Lost Profits Major Swap Participants Martoma Misallocation of Funds Mobile Devices Monopolization Monsanto Motion To Strike Municipal Securities Market Negligent Supervision New Regulations Occurrence Octane Fitness v. ICON OIG Ontario Securities Act Operating Agreements Parol Evidence Privity of Contract Prudential Public Policy Raj Rajaratnam Reasonable Reliance Claims Regulation S-K Representations and Warranties Reservation of Rights Restructuring Retained Asset Accounts Richard Cordray Rule 10(b) Rule 11 Rule 506 Offerings Rules of Civil Procedure Section 337 Security-Based Swaps Sentencing Sexual Harassment SFO SIPA Social Media Policy Sothebys Southern California Edison Split of Authority Standstill Agreements Stock-for-Stock Merger Subject Matter Jurisdiction Subpoenas Television Shows Tenants Termination Too Big to Fail Tort Travelers Property Casualty Co. Unfair Claims Settlement Practices Act Unions Vacated Wal-Mart Wall Street Warranties Waste Willful Infringement Wireless Industry Witness WSLA Yelp Accountants Accounting ADA Akamai Technologies Alternative Trading Systems American Rule Anti-Bribery Arbitration Awards Architects Asbestos ASIC Asset-Backed Securities Assured Guaranty Corp. AT&T Bank of England Basel Committee Biotechnology Burger King Business Court Division Buy-Out Agreements Buyback Programs Canon Business Solutions Car Dealerships Caremark claim Cause of Action Accrual CBS Cease and Desist Orders Celera Certifications CFPA Change of Ownership Chapter 9 Cisco v CommilUSA Citibank CJEU Claims Procedures Class Action Arbitration Waivers Class Representatives Clickwrap Agreements Clinical Trials Code of Conduct Collateral Collateralized Loan Obligations Comcast Comcast v. 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