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SEC Fraud Fiduciary Duty SCOTUS Class Action Enforcement Actions Breach of Duty Securities Fraud Insider Trading RMBS ERISA Settlement Shareholders Bad Faith Board of Directors Compliance Appeals Enforcement Shareholder Litigation Insurance Industry Breach of Contract Misrepresentation Statute of Limitations Trade Secrets Class Certification Fraud-on-the-Market Banks Mortgages Popular Dodd-Frank Misappropriation Securities Litigation Derivative Suit Securities Exchange Act DOJ Halliburton Securities Act of 1933 Corporate Counsel Investment Adviser Motion to Dismiss Securities Halliburton v Erica P. John Fund Disclosure Requirements Patents Whistleblowers CFTC EU Tortious Interference Directors Canada Business Judgment Rule Investors UK Corporate Officers Unfair or Deceptive Trade Practices CFPB Ponzi Scheme Attorney's Fees False Claims Act (FCA) Hedge Funds Mergers 401k Basic v Levinson Dismissals Bank of America JPMorgan Chase Patent Infringement Rule 10b-5 Summary Judgment Professional Liability Stocks Disgorgement Retirement Plan Jurisdiction Patent Litigation Employer Liability Issues Mortgage-Backed Securities Benefit Plan Sponsors Conflicts of Interest Controlling Stockholders FINRA Material Misstatements Non-Compete Agreements FTC Damages FDIC FIfth Third Bancorp v Dudenhoeffer Corporate Governance ESOP Section 11 Standing Unfair Competition Arbitration Citigroup FHFA Insurance Litigation Omnicare Omnicare v Laborers District Council Criminal Prosecution Employee Benefits Executive Compensation Pharmaceutical Industry Confidential Information Personal Liability Trademarks UDAAP Civil Monetary Penalty Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing False Advertising Oil & Gas Broker-Dealer Pleadings Tibble v Edison Int Pleading Standards Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Freddie Mac Investment Funds Penalties Registration Statement FCPA Preemption Rating Agencies Deutsche Bank Goldman Sachs Swaps Copyright Duty to Defend Evidence False Statements Fannie Mae Pensions Presumption of Reliance Commercial Bankruptcy Healthcare Libor Morgan Stanley Sanctions Attorney-Client Privilege D&O Insurance Discovery Good Faith Scienter Stock Drop Litigation UBS FIRREA Investigations Negligence Sarbanes-Oxley White Collar Crimes Disclosure Property Damage Chief Compliance Officers China Duty of Loyalty Illegal Tipping Lenders Advertising Fees Infringement Putative Class Actions US Bancorp Aiding and Abetting Bylaws Indemnification Life Insurance Trustees Amgen Inc. v Connecticut Retirement Plans Cybersecurity Duty of Prudence Former Employee Hiring & Firing SLUSA Standard of Review Audits Bernie Madoff Duty of Care Foreclosure Investment Advisers Act of 1940 Litigation Strategies Misleading Statements Mutual Funds NCUA Restrictive Covenants US v Newman Acquisitions Banking Sector Forum Selection Manufacturers Minority Shareholders Negligent Misrepresentation Australia C-Suite Executives Copyright Infringement Injunctions Insureds Mary Jo White Material Nonpublic Information Personal Benefit Proxy Statements Say-on-Pay Unjust Enrichment Antitrust Litigation Barclays Brokers Contract Disputes Creditors Federal Reserve FERC High Frequency Trading LLC Property Insurance Whistleblower Awards Bribery Collateralized Debt Obligations Commercial General Liability Policies Countrywide Derivatives Financial Services Authority Foreign Banks Kickbacks Market Manipulation OCC Qui Tam Registration Data Protection DE Supreme Court FDA Fines Intellectual Property Litigation IRS Lanham Act Municipal Bonds Municipalities Neither Admit Nor Deny Settlements Portfolio Managers Private Equity Punitive Damages Repurchases Section 10(b) Trusts Asset Management Books & Records Competition Contractors Delaware General Corporation Law ESMA Fraudulent Inducement Going-Private Transactions Hong Kong Loss Causation Real Estate Market RESPA Underwriting Due Diligence Employment Contract Fairness Standard Fifth Third Mortgage Company Financial Institutions Gabelli v SEC HUD Insolvency Loans Marketing Medicare Social Media Statement of Opinion Confidentiality Agreements Discovery Rule DOL Excess Policies Exculpatory Clauses Extraterritoriality Rules Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Hospitals Judge Rakoff Jury Verdicts Mortgage Loan Originators Non-Disclosure Agreement Prescription Drugs PSLRA Reinsurance Reporting Requirements Wells Fargo Attorney Generals Auto Insurance Burden of Proof Business Litigation Car Accident Consent Order Debt Collection Denial of Benefits IPO Merrill Lynch Personal Jurisdiction Retailers Risk Management Section 75-1.1 Self-Dealing Shareholder Rights Software Third-Party Trademark Infringement Uniform Trade Secrets Acts Uninsured and Under-Insured Motorists Beneficiaries Corruption Defamation Financial Statements Fraudulent Transfers Limited Partnerships Multidistrict Litigation Policy Exclusions Proposed Legislation Subsidiaries Anti-SLAPP Arbitration Agreements Auditors CEOs Chadbourne & Parke LLP v Troice Credit Cards Cross-Border Equitable Relief FDCPA Fee-Shifting Internal Investigations Joint Venture Liability Insurance Preferred Shares Reversal SEC v Citigroup Theft Trademark Litigation Young Lawyers Administrative Hearings Automotive Industry Bear Sterns Bonds Common Stock Contract Interpretation Counterclaims Custody Rule Duty to Monitor Economic Loss Doctrine Facebook Federal Contractors Federal Rule 12(b)(6) First Amendment Fund Managers Health Insurance Internet Justifiable Reliance Malicious Prosecution Non-Solicitation Agreements Payday Loans Policy Violations Publicly-Traded Companies Rebuttable Presumptions S&P Short Sales Whistleblower Protection Policies Affirmative Defenses Construction Industry Corporate Veil Data Breach European Commission Expert Witness Frivolous Lawsuits Homeowner's Insurance Imports Income Taxes Investment Company Act of 1940 Investment Management JOBS Act Materiality Moody's PCAOB Policy Limits Private Right of Action Public Offerings Receivership Remedies RICO Safe Harbors Shareholder Votes State Farm Statute of Repose Subprime Mortgages Tender Offers Treble Damages Virtual Currency Volcker Rule Abuse of Process Amgen Anti-Corruption Anti-Kickback Statute Antitrust Provisions Bitcoin Claim Preclusion Conspiracies Conversion Cyber Attacks Debtors Defense Strategies Deferred Prosecution Agreements Demand Futility Dilution Estoppel Financial Adviser Foreign Exchanges Forum Franchises HSBC Hurricane Sandy Independent Boards Interlocutory Appeals Internal Controls License Agreements Loan Modifications Material Disclosures Medical Devices Mineral Leases Mobile Apps Money Laundering Notice Requirements Omissions Physicians Plan Administrators Real Estate Development Recordkeeping Requirements Reimbursements Remand Royalties Rule 23 Secondary Markets Strategic Enforcement Plan Title Insurance Tolling Unfair Insurance Practices Act Valuation Websites 10b5-1 Plans Admissions of Liability Allstate Apple Appraisal Causation Certiorari Commercial Insurance Policies Complex Litigation Contract Drafting Counterfeiting Credit Ratings Credit Unions Debt-Relief Industry Disability Benefits Disparagement Economic Espionage Act Energy Equitable Surcharge Fair Housing Act (FHA) FBI Federal Arbitration Act FinCEN Intentional Torts Japan Joint and Several Liability Liquidation Morrison v National Australia Bank Mortgage Lenders Mortgage Servicers Motion to Compel New Legislation No-Action Letters OCIE Patent Trolls Pay-To-Play Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 Rescission Royal Bank of Scotland Shareholder Activism Stock Options Student Loans Swap Dealers Truth in Lending Act (TILA) Webinars Willful Misconduct Abuse of Discretion Accounting Fraud Anti-Money Laundering Asset Valuations Assignments Attorney Malpractice CFAA Chapter 7 Claim Construction Colleges Compensation Committee Compensatory Damages Construction Contracts Customer Lists Dark Pool Discrimination Equitable Tolling Estate Planning Ethics Expert Testimony First-to-File Food Labeling Fraudulent Concealment Fraudulent Conveyance Generic Drugs Hackers Interest Rates Lawson v FMR Legal Costs Lehman Brothers Licenses MFW NFA No-Action Relief Non-Judicial Settlement Agreements NYSE Partnerships Petition For Rehearing Preliminary Injunctions Price-Fixing Private Equity Funds Public Disclosure Public Policy Restitution Retaliation Revlon Standard Risk Assessment SAC Capital Scams Sherman Act Stark Law Strict Liability The Copyright Act Third-Party Liability U.S. Treasury Unfair Trade Practices Act Universities USPTO UTSA Venture Capital Visas Waivers Willful Infringement America Invents Act Anti-Competitive Article III Bank Fraud Bank Secrecy Act BP Breach of Warranty Business Court Division CAFA Cease and Desist CIGNA v Amara Clawbacks CMS Collateral Estoppel Confidential Witnesses Construction Defects Contract Formation Contract Negotiations Disability Distributors Dole Food Entire Fairness Standard Equitable Estoppel ETFs European Court of Justice (ECJ) Fair Market Value Family Businesses Fashion Industry Financial Crimes Foreign Corporations Forfeiture Forum Shopping Franchise Agreements FRCP 9(b) Free Speech FSMA GAAP Government Investigations Health Care Providers Independent Contractors Independent Counsel Independent Director Induced Infringement Investment Fraud IP Litigation ITC Jury Trial Laches Limelight v Akamai Limited Liability Companies LinkedIn Medicaid Merger Agreements Military Service Members Municipal Securities Issuers Non-Profits Patent Reform Prejudgment Interest Public Officials Public Schools Purchase Agreement Real Estate Investments Regulation M Retirement Shareholders' Agreements Software Developers Startups Stock Purchase Agreement SunTrust Trade Market Abuse Wire Fraud Work Product Privilege Advertising Injury Affordable Care Act Akamai Technologies Annual Meeting Anti-Dumping Duty Anti-Retaliation Provisions Arbitration Awards Asset Freeze Auction Automotive Loans Blue Sky Laws Bodily Injury Borrowers Business Assets Business Formation CalPERS Capital Markets Change in Control Chapter 11 Chevron Chevron Deference Civil Conspiracy Commodities Consent Decrees Corporate Liability Cross-Border Transactions Crowdfunding Cumis Counsel Debt Debt Collectors Default Department of Financial Services Direct Infringement Dismissal With Prejudice Divorce Due Process Duty to Disclose Earn-Outs EEOC Electricity En Banc Review European Banking Authority Exceptional Case Exclusions False Billing Falsified Documents Fashion Design FCRA Financial Regulatory Reform Financial Reporting Fitch Foreign Investment Foreign Judgments Foreign Nationals Freeze-Out Mergers FTCA General Partnerships General Solicitation GSE Healthcare Fraud Incentives Inequitable Conduct International Arbitration IP License ISS Janus Capital Group K2 Investment Group Liens Life Sciences Likelihood of Confusion Limitation Periods LLC Agreements Mark Cuban MBIA Insurance Mediation Mobile Devices Moench Presumption Municipal Advisers Municipal Bankruptcy Nasdaq Natural Gas Negotiations Non-Practicing Entities Nvidia Off-Label Promotion Offerings Online Reviews Ontario Securities Commission Operating Agreements Pharmaceutical Patents Premiums Proposed Regulation Prospectus Public Employees Ratification Reasonableness Factors Reformation Relators Removal Representations and Warranties Restructuring Rule 11 Sellers Split of Authority Statement of Facts Stern v Marshall Stress Tests Subcontractors Subpoenas Technology Termination Tort Reform Transparency Trucking Industry Twitter TX Supreme Court U.S. Bancorp UK Bribery Act Unions US Bank Vacated Admissibility Affiliates AIFMD AIG ALJ American Pipe & Construction Co. v. Utah American Rule Antitrust Investigations Architects AT&T ATMs Bank Holding Company Banking Crisis Billing Boeing Brand Business Torts Buyouts Calculation of Damages Captive Insurance Company Cartels Cease and Desist Orders CFOs CIGNA Cisco Citizens Property Insurance Corporation City of Pontiac Claim Procedures Class Action Arbitration Waivers Closely Held Businesses Commodity Pool Condominiums Conflict Mineral Rules Consumer Fraud Copyright Litigation Corporate Dissolution Corporations Code Countervailing Duties Court-Appointed Receivers Credit Default Swaps Credit Reporting Agencies Credit Suisse Criminal Sanctions Customs Customs and Border Protection Data Theft Debt Restructuring Default Judgment Dell Dispute Resolution DMCA Document Productions Domain Names DuPont EB-5 eBay EBIA v Arkison Email EMIR Employee Stock Purchase Plans Energy Sector Enforcement Statistics Equity Compensation Errors and Omissions Policy Exchange-Traded Products Executive Benefits Insurance Agency Experian Exports Family Members Fashion Branding FCMs Federal Jurisdiction Federal Sentencing Guidelines Fidcuciary Liability Final Judgment Food Manufacturers Foreign Jurisdictions Frozen Assets FSA General Contractors HAMP Heinz Hewlett-Packard Identity Theft Incentive Compensation Indirect Infringement Insurance Fraud Inter Partes Review Proceedings Interference Claims Internal Affairs Doctrine Interstate Commerce Inventors Irreparable Harm Lost Profits Major Swap Participants Martoma Misallocation of Funds Misclassification Monopolization Monsanto Mootness Motion To Strike Municipal Securities Market New Regulations Non-Prosecution Agreements Occurrence Octane Fitness v. ICON OIG Ontario Securities Act Parol Evidence Patent Trial and Appeal Board Pension Funds Pharmacies Privity of Contract Prudential Public Projects Raj Rajaratnam Reasonable Reliance Claims Regulation S-K Reservation of Rights Retained Asset Accounts Revlon Richard Cordray Rule 10(b) Rule 506 Offerings Rules of Civil Procedure Sale of Assets Section 337 Security-Based Swaps Sentencing Settlement Agreements SFO SIPA Social Media Policy Sothebys Southern California Edison Standstill Agreements Stock-for-Stock Merger Subject Matter Jurisdiction Supreme Court of Canada Target Company Television Shows Tenants Terms of Use Tippees Too Big to Fail Tort Trade Dress Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Travelers Property Casualty Co. Unfair Claims Settlement Practices Act Venue Wal-Mart Wall Street Warranties Waste Wireless Industry Witness WSLA Yelp Accountants Accounting ADA Advancement Airlines Allergan Inc Alternative Trading Systems Amended Complaints Amended Legislation American Express ANDA Anti-Bribery Asbestos ASIC Asset-Backed Securities Assured Guaranty Corp. Bank of England Basel Committee Biotechnology Burger King Business Court Buy-Out Agreements Buyback Programs CA Supreme Court Canon Business Solutions Car Dealerships Caremark claim Cause of Action Accrual CBS Celera Certifications CFPA Change of Ownership Chapter 9 Chapter 93A Children's Toys Choice-of-Law Cisco v CommilUSA Citibank Civil Liability Class Representatives Clinical Trials Code of Conduct Collateral Collateralized Loan Obligations Comcast Comcast v. Behrend Common Law Torts Compensatory Awards Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Confidential Communications Conflicts of Laws Consumer Protection Act Contamination Continuing Legal Education Cooperation Initiative Corporate Charters Corporate Integrity Agreement Corporate Management Corporate Misconduct Corporate Sales Transactions Corporate Taxes Costco Criminal Conspiracy Cross-Claims Custodians Cyber Insurance Data Retention Daubert Standards Debit Cards Debtor-Creditor Defend Trade Secrets Act Defined Benefit Plans Delay Claims Detroit Disability Insurance Dischargeable Debts Disclaimers Document Requests Duty to Settle EBA Economic Damages Economic Downturn EEA EFTA Embezzlement Employer Group Health Plans Employment Policies Entrepreneurs Equitable Subrogation Excessive Fees Exclusive Jurisdiction Exemptions Fair Use FATCA FCC Fifth Amendment