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SEC Fraud Fiduciary Duty Class Action SCOTUS RMBS Securities Fraud Enforcement Actions Insider Trading Settlement Compliance Shareholders Board of Directors Enforcement Bad Faith Fraud-on-the-Market ERISA Breach of Duty Class Certification Mortgages Halliburton Shareholder Litigation Halliburton v Erica P. John Fund Misrepresentation Dodd-Frank Insurers Banks Securities Litigation DOJ Securities Exchange Act Statute of Limitations Disclosure Requirements Derivative Suit Trade Secrets CFTC Investment Adviser Basic v Levinson Investors Canada Motion to Dismiss Whistleblowers JPMorgan Chase Breach of Contract Corporate Counsel EU Ponzi Scheme Bank of America Stocks Misappropriation Mortgage-Backed Securities Securities Hedge Funds Rule 10b-5 Professional Liability Business Judgment Rule FINRA Securities Act of 1933 Appeals ESOP FIfth Third Bancorp v Dudenhoeffer Citigroup Directors CFPB FDIC FHFA Broker-Dealer Corporate Governance Attorney's Fees Employee Benefits False Claims Act Popular UK Disgorgement Patents Presumption of Reliance Freddie Mac Civil Monetary Penalty Dismissals FTC Penalties Tortious Interference Conflicts of Interest Employer Liability Issues Executive Compensation Goldman Sachs Jurisdiction Mergers Fannie Mae FIRREA Non-Compete Agreements White Collar Crimes Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing FCPA Libor Damages Investigations Rating Agencies Sarbanes-Oxley Summary Judgment Amgen Inc. v Connecticut Retirement Plans Liability Sanctions Swaps Arbitration Morgan Stanley Unfair Competition D&O Insurance Healthcare Pensions Standing UBS UDAAP US Bancorp Fees Indemnification SLUSA China Controlling Stockholders Criminal Prosecution Deutsche Bank Disclosure Pleadings Stock Drop Litigation Attorney-Client Privilege Audits Chief Compliance Officers Evidence Trustees Bernie Madoff Duty to Defend False Statements Mary Jo White Personal Liability Preemption Retirement Plan Say-on-Pay Scienter Unfair or Deceptive Trade Practices 401k Corporate Officers Insureds False Advertising FCA FERC Foreign Banks Hiring & Firing LLC Minority Shareholders NCUA Oil & Gas Registration Collateralized Debt Obligations Commercial Bankruptcy Cybersecurity Federal Reserve Financial Services Authority Fines Neither Admit Nor Deny Settlements Officers Patent Litigation Pleading Standards Restrictive Covenants Acquisitions Countrywide Fiduciary Liability Foreclosure Gabelli v SEC Good Faith Litigation Strategies Misleading Statements Negligent Misrepresentation Patent Infringement Trademarks Underwriting Bylaws Discovery Rule FDA Fifth Third Mortgage Company HUD Infringement Lenders OCC Proxy Statements Brokers Copyright Data Protection Discovery ESMA Investment Funds Private Equity Qui Tam Real Estate Market Repurchases SEC v Citigroup Whistleblower Awards Benefit Plan Sponsors Duty of Care Duty of Prudence Extraterritoriality Rules High Frequency Trading Injunctions Investment Advisers Act of 1940 Kickbacks Municipal Bonds Municipalities Negligence RESPA Social Media Asset Management Auditors Barclays Duty of Loyalty IRS Judge Rakoff Loans Market Manipulation Mutual Funds Pharmaceutical Reinsurance Section 10(b) Shareholder Rights Standard of Review Arbitration Agreements Chadbourne & Parke LLP v Troice Due Diligence Excess Policies Forum Selection Clause Life Insurance Material Misstatements Medicare Mortgage Loan Originators Property Damage Punitive Damages Putative Class Actions Reporting Requirements Risk Management SAC Capital Third-Party Wells Fargo Aiding and Abetting Antitrust Litigation Bear Sterns Bribery Commercial General Liability Policies Common Stock Confidential Information Contractors Corruption Derivatives Fraudulent Inducement Going-Private Transactions Hong Kong Loss Causation Marketing Preferred Shares S&P Short Sales Unjust Enrichment Attorney Generals Australia Competition Corporate Veil Cross-Border Custody Rule DOL FBI Financial Statements Foreign Exchanges Frivolous Lawsuits Income Taxes Investment Company Act of 1940 JOBS Act Limited Partnerships Policy Violations Portfolio Managers Prescription Drugs Property Insurance Rebuttable Presumptions Subprime Mortgages Trusts Admissions of Liability Amgen Anti-SLAPP Beneficiaries Confidentiality Agreements Contract Interpretation Deferred Prosecution Agreements Economic Loss Doctrine Estate Planning Expert Witness Forum Jury Verdicts Legal Costs Merrill Lynch Money Laundering Payday Loans PCAOB PSLRA Receivership Safe Harbors Self-Dealing Theft Whistleblower Protection Policies 10b5-1 Plans Advertising Banking Sector Bitcoins Bonds CEOs Claim Preclusion Contract Disputes Creditors Debt Collection Debtors Denial of Benefits Energy Equitable Relief Expert Testimony Facebook Food Labeling Hurricane Sandy Interlocutory Appeals IPO Joint Venture Materiality Moody's Morrison v National Australia Bank Multidistrict Litigation Partnerships Patent Trolls Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 Proposed Legislation 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 Burden of Proof Causation Condominiums Conspiracies Credit Ratings Debt Disability Discrimination Economic Espionage Act Estoppel European Commission 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 Hospitals Interest Rates Japan Justifiable Reliance Lawson v FMR Malicious Prosecution MFW NFA Non-Disclosure Agreement Omissions Ontario Securities Act Pay-To-Play Personal Jurisdiction Policy Limits Recordkeeping Requirements Retaliation Royal Bank of Scotland Secondary Markets Statute of Repose 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 Colleges 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 HSBC Internal Investigations K2 Investment Group Lanham Act Lehman Brothers Licenses Liquidation Mark Cuban Medicaid Mobile Apps No-Action Relief NYSE OCIE Omnicare Public Employees Public Offerings Purchase Agreement Raj Rajaratnam Regulation M Reimbursements Remedies Rescission Retirement RICO Section 11 Split of Authority Swap Dealers Tender Offers Title Insurance U.S. Treasury Universities 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 Confidentiality Consent Order Contract Formation Conversion Data Breach Debt-Relief Industry Default 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 Jurisdictions Foreign Nationals Free Speech Fund Managers Google GSE Hackers Hewlett-Packard Independent Counsel Internal Controls ISS License Agreements LLC Agreements Material Disclosures Material Nonpublic Information MBIA Insurance Moench Presumption Motion To Strike Municipal Securities Issuers Natural Gas New Legislation New Regulations No-Action Letters Non-Prosecution Agreements Non-Solicitation Agreements Notice Requirements Ontario Securities Commission Patent Reform Plan Administrators Price-Fixing Private Right of Action Prudential Public Schools Publicly-Traded Companies Retailers Risk Assessment Rule 23 SCC Sentencing Shareholders' Agreements Stress Tests SunTrust Termination Transparency U.S. Bancorp Unfair Trade Practices Act Venture Capital Visas Websites Admissibility 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 Certiorari CFAA Change in Control Chevron City of Pontiac Claim Construction Closely Held Businesses Collateral Estoppel Commodities Commodity Pool Compensation Committee Conflict Mineral Rules Construction Defects Copyright Infringement Counterfeiting Criminal Sanctions Cross-Border Transactions Customs Dark Pool Defamation Default Judgment Department of Financial Services Dischargeable Debts Dismissal With Prejudice Disparagement EBIA v Arkison EMIR Employee Stock Purchase Plans Equitable Estoppel European Banking Authority Exceptional Case Executive Benefits Insurance Agency Experian Fair Market Value False Billing FCMs Federal Jurisdiction Foreign Judgments Former Employee Forum Shopping GAAP General Solicitation Governmental Liability Heinz Homeowner's Insurance Identity Theft Illegal Tipping Imports Incentives Internet Investment Fraud Janus Capital Group Laches Liability Insurance Liens Life Sciences Limitation Periods LinkedIn Martoma Mediation Medical Devices Mortgage Servicers Motion to Compel Municipal Bankruptcy Nasdaq Non-Practicing Entities Occurrence Off-Label Promotion Policy Exclusions Premiums Privity of Contract Proposed Regulation Public Disclosure Rajat Gupta Reasonable Reliance Claims Reservation of Rights Restitution 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 Student Loans 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 Affiliates Amended Complaints American Rule Arbitration Awards Architects Asset-Backed Securities Assignments Assured Guaranty Corp. AT&T Automotive Loans Bank of England Basel Committee Billing Blue Sky Laws Brand Business Assets Buyback Programs Buyouts Canon Business Solutions Celera Certifications CFOs CFPA Chapter 11 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 Daubert Hearing Daubert Standards Defense Strategies Defined Benefit Plans Detroit Disability Benefits DMCA Document Productions Document Requests EB-5 Economic Damages Economic Downturn EEA Email Enron Equitable Surcharge Errors and Omissions Policy Exchange-Traded Products Exculpatory Clauses Exemptions Exports Fair Notice Family Members FCC Financial Adviser FMLA FMR LLC Foreign Investment Foreign Official Freeze-Out Mergers Frozen Assets FSMA FTCA Futures 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 Jury Trial 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 Oppression Remedy Opt-Outs Parol Evidence Police Prejudgment Interest Prejudice Preliminary Injunctions Privacy Policy Private Equity Funds Private Placements Prospectus Proxies Proxy Contests Proxy Voting Guidelines Prudential Regulation Authority Pyramid Schemes Qualified Mortgage Rule RBS Real Estate Development Regulation D Regulation FD Regulation S-K Relation Back Doctrine Removal Representations and Warranties Reverse Mergers Revlon Revlon Standard Revocable Trusts Robo-Signing Rule 10(b) Rules of Civil Procedure 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 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 Treble Damages Trust Assets Trust Preferred Securities Twitter Twombly/Iqbal Pleading Standard U.S. Commerce Department 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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Annuities Anti-Bribery Anti-Harassment Policies Antidumping Duties Antitrust Provisions Asahi Asbestos ASIC AT&T Mobility v Concepcion At-Will Employment ATMs ATP Tours AU Optronics Corp Auction Aurora B-1 Bad Actors Bank Fraud Bank Holding Company Barack Obama Baseball Benefit-of-the-Bargain Best Management Practices 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 Buy-Out Agreements 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 Civil Forfeiture Civil Liability 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 Reporting Agencies Credit Reports Credit Suisse CTA Cumis Counsel Customer Lists Customs and Border Protection Cybertheft Data Collection 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 Failure to Notify Fair Use Falsified Documents Fashion Design FATCA FATF