Business Torts

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 Insurers Appeals Statute of Limitations Fraud-on-the-Market Class Certification Misrepresentation Banks Mortgages Dodd-Frank Trade Secrets Breach of Contract Securities Litigation Securities Exchange Act Halliburton Securities Act of 1933 DOJ Popular Securities Derivative Suit Halliburton v Erica P. John Fund Investment Adviser Misappropriation Corporate Counsel Motion to Dismiss Disclosure Requirements CFTC EU Whistleblowers Patents Directors Investors Ponzi Scheme Canada Hedge Funds Basic v Levinson Business Judgment Rule Bank of America CFPB UK 401k JPMorgan Chase Rule 10b-5 Tortious Interference Professional Liability Stocks Dismissals Retirement Plan False Claims Act FINRA Mortgage-Backed Securities Attorney's Fees Benefit Plan Sponsors Employer Liability Issues Unfair or Deceptive Trade Practices Disgorgement Material Misstatements FIfth Third Bancorp v Dudenhoeffer Mergers ESOP FDIC FTC Patent Infringement Citigroup Jurisdiction Conflicts of Interest Employee Benefits FHFA Non-Compete Agreements Omnicare v Laborers District Council Patent Litigation Section 11 Corporate Governance Omnicare Summary Judgment Broker-Dealer Unfair Competition Civil Monetary Penalty Executive Compensation Standing UDAAP Controlling Stockholders Criminal Prosecution Tibble v Edison Int Damages FCPA Freddie Mac Corporate Officers False Advertising Insurance Litigation Liability Penalties Personal Liability Registration Statement Arbitration Presumption of Reliance Rating Agencies Swaps Deutsche Bank Duty to Defend Fannie Mae Goldman Sachs Investment Funds Oil & Gas Pleading Standards Trademarks Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing False Statements Issuers Libor Morgan Stanley Pensions Stock Drop Litigation UBS Attorney-Client Privilege Commercial Bankruptcy Copyright Evidence Healthcare Pleadings Preemption Sanctions D&O Insurance FIRREA Investigations Sarbanes-Oxley Good Faith Scienter White Collar Crimes Illegal Tipping Infringement Negligence Chief Compliance Officers China Confidential Information Disclosure US Bancorp Fees Fiduciary Liability Property Damage Putative Class Actions SLUSA Trustees Amgen Inc. v Connecticut Retirement Plans Bylaws Discovery Indemnification Bernie Madoff Cybersecurity Duty of Prudence FCA Life Insurance NCUA Pharmaceutical Advertising Audits Foreclosure Hiring & Firing Insureds Litigation Strategies Minority Shareholders Misleading Statements Mutual Funds Restrictive Covenants Investment Advisers Act of 1940 Lenders Mary Jo White Material Nonpublic Information Officers Say-on-Pay Federal Reserve FERC Former Employee LLC US v Newman Acquisitions Barclays Bribery C-Suite Executives Collateralized Debt Obligations Copyright Infringement Derivatives Foreign Banks High Frequency Trading Negligent Misrepresentation Personal Benefit Property Insurance Registration Antitrust Litigation Brokers Commercial General Liability Policies Countrywide Data Protection Duty of Care Financial Services Authority Fines Injunctions IRS Manufacturers Municipal Bonds Municipalities Neither Admit Nor Deny Settlements Proxy Statements Section 10(b) Whistleblower Awards Aiding and Abetting Australia Banking Sector ESMA FDA Forum Selection Clause Kickbacks Loss Causation Market Manipulation Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Portfolio Managers Punitive Damages Real Estate Market Standard of Review Underwriting Unjust Enrichment Books & Records Competition Contract Disputes Fifth Third Mortgage Company Fraudulent Inducement Gabelli v SEC Hong Kong HUD Intellectual Property Litigation Loans OCC Qui Tam Repurchases RESPA Social Media Statement of Opinion Asset Management Business Litigation Creditors Discovery Rule Due Diligence Extraterritoriality Rules Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Judge Rakoff Lanham Act Private Equity PSLRA Reinsurance Trusts Contractors Debt Collection DOL Duty of Loyalty Excess Policies Fairness Standard IPO Jury Verdicts Mortgage Loan Originators Prescription Drugs Retailers Risk Management Third-Party Wells Fargo Beneficiaries Confidentiality Agreements Denial of Benefits Exculpatory Clauses Going-Private Transactions Insolvency Marketing Medicare Merrill Lynch Non-Disclosure Agreement Reporting Requirements Shareholder Rights Uniform Trade Secrets Acts Arbitration Agreements Attorney Generals Auditors Chadbourne & Parke LLP v Troice Consent Order Corruption Credit Cards Cross-Border DE Supreme Court Delaware General Corporation Law Financial Statements Internal Investigations Multidistrict Litigation Preferred Shares SEC v Citigroup Self-Dealing Software 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 Fraudulent Transfers Fund Managers Hospitals Internet Joint Venture Limited Partnerships Payday Loans Personal Jurisdiction Policy Exclusions Proposed Legislation S&P Short Sales Subsidiaries Trademark Litigation Affirmative Defenses Automotive Industry Corporate Veil Data Breach Economic Loss Doctrine Expert Witness Federal Contractors Financial Conduct Authority Frivolous Lawsuits Health Insurance Homeowner's Insurance Investment Company Act of 1940 Investment Management JOBS Act Liability Insurance License Agreements Materiality Moody's PCAOB Policy Violations Public Offerings Rebuttable Presumptions Receivership Safe Harbors Section 75-1.1 State Farm Statute of Repose Subprime Mortgages Theft Volcker Rule Whistleblower Protection Policies Amgen Anti-Corruption Apple CEOs Claim Preclusion Conspiracies 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 Income Taxes Independent Boards Internal Controls Justifiable Reliance Loan Modifications Material Disclosures Money Laundering Non-Solicitation Agreements Omissions Policy Limits Publicly-Traded Companies Reimbursements Secondary Markets Strategic Enforcement Plan Tender Offers Tolling Trademark Infringement Unfair Insurance Practices Act Valuation 10b5-1 Plans Abuse of Process Admissions of Liability Allstate Anti-Kickback Statute Anti-SLAPP Appraisal Bitcoins Causation Certiorari Credit Ratings Credit Unions Debt-Relief Industry Defense Strategies Disability Benefits Energy Equitable Surcharge European Commission FBI Federal Arbitration Act FinCEN First Amendment Imports Insurance Industry Interest Rates Interlocutory Appeals Japan Malicious Prosecution Medical Devices Morrison v National Australia Bank Patent Trolls Pay-To-Play Plan Administrators Private Right of Action Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 Real Estate Development Recordkeeping Requirements Remand Rescission RICO Royal Bank of Scotland Royalties Stock Options Student Loans Title Insurance Virtual Currency Websites Willful Misconduct Abuse of Discretion Accounting Fraud Anti-Money Laundering Antitrust Provisions Chapter 7 Complex Litigation Confidentiality Construction Industry Counterfeiting Debt Demand Futility Dilution Discrimination Disparagement Economic Espionage Act Equitable Tolling Estate Planning Expert Testimony Fee-Shifting Statutes FHA Financial Adviser Food Labeling Franchises Fraudulent Concealment Hackers Intentional Torts Lawson v FMR Legal Costs Licenses Liquidation MFW Mineral Leases Mobile Apps Mortgage Lenders Mortgage Servicers New Legislation NFA No-Action Letters No-Action Relief NYSE OCIE Partnerships Petition For Rehearing Physicians Private Equity Funds Reversal Rule 23 SAC Capital Shareholder Activism Shareholder Votes Sherman Act Strict Liability Swap Dealers TILA Treble Damages Unfair Trade Practices Act Venture Capital Waivers Young Lawyers America Invents Act Asset Valuations Assignments Attorney Malpractice Bank Fraud Bank Secrecy Act BP Breach of Warranty Business Torts Cease and Desist CIGNA v Amara Civil Conspiracy CMS Collateral Estoppel Colleges Commercial Insurance Policies Compensation Committee Compensatory Damages Confidential Witnesses Construction Defects Contract Drafting Conversion Counterclaims Customer Lists Dark Pool Disability Equitable Estoppel ETFs Ethics Fair Market Value Family Businesses Financial Crimes Financial Institutions Foreign Corporations Forfeiture Fraudulent Conveyance FSMA Independent Counsel Induced Infringement Laches Lehman Brothers LinkedIn Medicaid Merger Agreements Military Service Members Municipal Securities Issuers Non-Judicial Settlement Agreements Notice Requirements Patent Reform Prejudgment Interest Preliminary Injunctions Price-Fixing Public Officials Purchase Agreement Regulation M Remedies Retaliation 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 Article III Automotive Loans Blue Sky Laws Bodily Injury Borrowers Business Formation CAFA CalPERS CFAA Change in Control Chapter 11 Chevron Deference Claim Construction Closely Held Businesses Commodities Consent Decrees Contract Formation Crowdfunding Debt Collectors Default Department of Financial Services Dismissal With Prejudice Distributors Divorce DMCA Due Process Duty to Disclose eBay EEOC European Banking Authority Exceptional Case Exclusions Falsified Documents FCRA Financial Institution Liability Financial Regulatory Reform Financial Reporting First-to-File Fitch Foreign Nationals Forum Shopping Franchise Agreements GAAP General Solicitation Generic Drugs Google GSE Incentives Independent Contractors Investment Fraud IP License ISS ITC 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 Motion to Compel 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 Disclosure Public Employees Public Schools Reasonableness Factors Reformation Restitution Secured Lenders Statement of Facts Stern v Marshall Stress Tests Technology The Copyright Act Third-Party Liability Transparency Trucking Industry Twitter U.S. Bancorp UK Bribery Act US Bank USPTO UTSA Admissibility Advertising Injury Affiliates Affordable Care Act AIFMD AIG American Pipe & Construction Co. v. Utah Antidumping Duties ATMs Auction Bank Holding Company Banking Crisis Billing Boeing Brand Business Assets Buyouts Capital Markets CFOs Chevron CIGNA Cisco Citizens Property Insurance Corporation City of Pontiac Clawbacks Commodity Pool Condominiums Conflict Mineral Rules Construction Contracts Contract Negotiations Corporate Dissolution Corporations Code Countervailing Duties Credit Default Swaps Credit Reporting Agencies Credit Suisse Criminal Sanctions Cross-Border Transactions Customs Customs and Border Protection Data Theft Default Judgment Dell Direct Infringement Dischargeable Debts Document Productions Drug Manufacturers 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 Fashion Design Fashion Industry FCC FCMs Federal Jurisdiction Federal Sentencing Guidelines Final Judgment Foreign Judgments Foreign Jurisdictions Free Speech Freeze-Out Mergers FTCA General Partnerships HAMP Healthcare Fraud Heinz Hewlett-Packard Identity Theft Independent Director Insurance Fraud Internal Affairs Doctrine Interstate Commerce Inventors Jury Trial Limelight v Akamai 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 Raj Rajaratnam Real Estate Investments Reasonable Reliance Claims Regulation S-K Representations and Warranties Reservation of Rights Restructuring Retained Asset Accounts Rule 10(b) Rule 11 Rule 506 Offerings Rules of Civil Procedure Section 337 Security-Based Swaps Sentencing SFO SIPA Social Media Policy Software Developers Sothebys Southern California Edison Split of Authority Standstill Agreements Stock-for-Stock Merger 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 Wireless Industry Witness WSLA Accountants ADA Akamai Technologies ALJ Alternative Trading Systems American Rule Anti-Bribery Arbitration Awards Architects Asbestos ASIC Asset Freeze Asset-Backed Securities Assured Guaranty Corp. AT&T Bank of England Basel Committee Biotechnology Burger King Buy-Out Agreements Buyback Programs Canon Business Solutions Captive Insurance Company Car Dealerships Caremark claim 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. Behrend Common Law Torts Communications Decency Act Compensatory Awards Conflicts of Laws Consumer Fraud Consumer Protection Act Cooperation Initiative Corporate Charters Corporate Liability Corporate Management Corporate Sales Transactions Court-Appointed Receivers Criminal Conspiracy Cumis Counsel Custodians Cyber Insurance Data Retention Daubert Standards Debit Cards Debt Restructuring Debtor-Creditor Defined Benefit Plans Detroit Disability Insurance Document Requests Domain Names Duty to Settle Economic Damages Economic Downturn EFTA Employer Group Health Plans Employment Policies Energy Sector Entrepreneurs Excessive Fees Exclusive Jurisdiction Exemptions FATCA Fidcuciary Liability Fifth Amendment FL Supreme Court FMLA FMR LLC Football For Profit Colleges Foreign Investment Foreign Official Franchisors Fraud and Abuse Frozen Assets FSA Futures GEICO Genuine Issue of Material Fact Government Contractors Government Investigations Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Hostile Takeover Hotels Housing Market ICAP ILL Supreme Court Immunity Incentive Compensation Indirect Infringement Inspection Rights Insurance Agents Insurance Companies Intellectual Property Protection Intent Interference Claims Internet Retailers Investment Banks Investor Protection IP Litigation Joinder Jury Awards Kickstarter Labeling Legal Ethics Legal History Lender-Placed Insurance Limitation Periods Limited Liability Companies Liquidnet Lloyds Banking Group Lockheed Martin Long Arm Statute Loss Coverage Lying Managers Mandatory Victim's Restitution Act Market Participants MetLife Misclassification Mismanagement MLB MOFCOM Money Market Funds Mootness Mortgage Loan Servicing Standards MSRB MTFs Multiemployer Plan Music Music Industry NLRA NLRB Non-Enforcement Notice Prejudice Rule NY Supreme Court Offshore Funds Opt-Outs