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