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SEC Fraud Fiduciary Duty Class Action SCOTUS Enforcement Actions Securities Fraud RMBS Insider Trading Settlement Compliance Breach of Duty Shareholders Enforcement Bad Faith ERISA Board of Directors Fraud-on-the-Market Insurers Class Certification Shareholder Litigation Mortgages Banks Halliburton Dodd-Frank Misrepresentation Halliburton v Erica P. John Fund Securities Exchange Act Securities Litigation Statute of Limitations Trade Secrets DOJ Breach of Contract Derivative Suit Disclosure Requirements Investment Adviser CFTC Corporate Counsel Motion to Dismiss Misappropriation Appeals Basic v Levinson Investors Whistleblowers Securities JPMorgan Chase Ponzi Scheme Popular Securities Act of 1933 Bank of America EU Hedge Funds Rule 10b-5 Business Judgment Rule Mortgage-Backed Securities Professional Liability Stocks Directors ESOP FIfth Third Bancorp v Dudenhoeffer FINRA CFPB Canada Citigroup FDIC Patents Attorney's Fees FHFA Broker-Dealer Dismissals False Claims Act UK Corporate Governance Employee Benefits Employer Liability Issues Mergers Disgorgement FTC Tortious Interference Presumption of Reliance Conflicts of Interest Freddie Mac Jurisdiction Unfair Competition Damages Non-Compete Agreements Penalties Summary Judgment Civil Monetary Penalty Executive Compensation Goldman Sachs White Collar Crimes Fannie Mae FIRREA Swaps UDAAP Controlling Stockholders Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing FCPA Investigations Libor Sarbanes-Oxley Standing Unfair or Deceptive Trade Practices Arbitration False Statements Pensions Rating Agencies Criminal Prosecution Deutsche Bank Evidence Healthcare Liability Morgan Stanley Sanctions Stock Drop Litigation Duty to Defend False Advertising Pleadings Preemption Scienter Trustees UBS US Bancorp Amgen Inc. v Connecticut Retirement Plans Attorney-Client Privilege D&O Insurance Fees Chief Compliance Officers Indemnification Pleading Standards SLUSA China Corporate Officers Disclosure Oil & Gas Retirement Plan Commercial Bankruptcy Insureds Patent Infringement Personal Liability Trademarks 401k Audits Bernie Madoff Foreclosure LLC Minority Shareholders NCUA Officers Patent Litigation Say-on-Pay Confidential Information FCA Fiduciary Liability Good Faith Mary Jo White Negligence Bylaws FERC Foreign Banks Hiring & Firing Property Damage Registration Restrictive Covenants Acquisitions Benefit Plan Sponsors Collateralized Debt Obligations Copyright Federal Reserve Financial Services Authority High Frequency Trading Infringement Lenders Life Insurance Litigation Strategies Misleading Statements Municipal Bonds Neither Admit Nor Deny Settlements Putative Class Actions Countrywide Cybersecurity Fines Gabelli v SEC Injunctions Investment Advisers Act of 1940 Investment Funds Kickbacks Negligent Misrepresentation Pharmaceutical Proxy Statements Underwriting Whistleblower Awards Brokers Discovery Rule Duty of Care Fifth Third Mortgage Company HUD Loans Loss Causation Municipalities OCC Private Equity Real Estate Market Repurchases RESPA Section 10(b) Aiding and Abetting Barclays Discovery Duty of Prudence ESMA Extraterritoriality Rules FDA IRS Mutual Funds Qui Tam Reinsurance Advertising Commercial General Liability Policies Data Protection Forum Selection Clause Fraudulent Inducement Market Manipulation Material Misstatements Property Insurance PSLRA Punitive Damages SEC v Citigroup Social Media Standard of Review Unjust Enrichment Wells Fargo Antitrust Litigation Arbitration Agreements Asset Management Australia Bribery Excess Policies Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Judge Rakoff Mortgage Loan Originators Portfolio Managers Shareholder Rights Trusts Attorney Generals Beneficiaries Chadbourne & Parke LLP v Troice Corruption Cross-Border Debt Collection Derivatives Duty of Loyalty Former Employee Hong Kong Marketing Medicare Omnicare Reporting Requirements Risk Management Anti-SLAPP Auditors Banking Sector Bear Sterns Common Stock Competition Confidentiality Agreements Contractors DOL Due Diligence Going-Private Transactions Investment Company Act of 1940 Jury Verdicts Material Nonpublic Information Preferred Shares Prescription Drugs Retailers S&P Short Sales Third-Party Uniform Trade Secrets Acts Bonds Contract Disputes Corporate Veil Creditors Custody Rule Expert Witness FDCPA Frivolous Lawsuits Income Taxes IPO JOBS Act Limited Partnerships Materiality Merrill Lynch Multidistrict Litigation Policy Violations Rebuttable Presumptions SAC Capital Self-Dealing Subprime Mortgages Uninsured and Under-Insured Motorists Admissions of Liability Amgen Business Litigation C-Suite Executives Claim Preclusion Contract Interpretation Credit Cards Debtors Deferred Prosecution Agreements Economic Loss Doctrine Equitable Relief Estate Planning Facebook Financial Statements Foreign Exchanges Forum Hospitals Hurricane Sandy Illegal Tipping Manufacturers Non-Disclosure Agreement Patent Trolls Payday Loans PCAOB Receivership Safe Harbors State Farm Subsidiaries Theft Tolling Unfair Insurance Practices Act Volcker Rule Whistleblower Protection Policies 10b5-1 Plans Allstate Anti-Corruption Appraisal Bitcoins Books & Records Car Accident Causation CEOs Debt Denial of Benefits Energy Expert Testimony FBI Federal Arbitration Act Federal Rule 12(b)(6) Fund Managers Health Insurance Homeowner's Insurance Interest Rates Interlocutory Appeals Joint Venture Lanham Act Legal Costs Money Laundering Moody's Morrison v National Australia Bank Omissions Pay-To-Play Personal Jurisdiction Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 Proposed Legislation Reimbursements RICO Section 11 Statute of Repose Stock Options Unfair Trade Practices Act Valuation Abuse of Process Affirmative Defenses Anti-Kickback Statute Apple Auto Insurance Automotive Industry Burden of Proof Certiorari Chapter 7 Complex Litigation Conspiracies Contract Drafting Credit Ratings Credit Unions Data Breach Debt-Relief Industry Discrimination Economic Espionage Act Employment Contract Estoppel European Commission Fee-Shifting Statutes FHA Financial Conduct Authority FinCEN First Amendment Food Labeling Fraudulent Concealment Fraudulent Transfers HSBC Internal Investigations Japan Justifiable Reliance Lawson v FMR License Agreements Loan Modifications Malicious Prosecution MFW Mobile Apps New Legislation NFA No-Action Relief NYSE OCIE Partnerships Plan Administrators Policy Limits Private Right of Action Recordkeeping Requirements Retaliation Royal Bank of Scotland Shareholder Activism Trademark Litigation Virtual Currency Waivers Abuse of Discretion Anti-Money Laundering Asset Valuations Attorney Malpractice BP Cease and Desist CIGNA v Amara Civil Conspiracy Colleges Confidential Witnesses Confidentiality Consent Decrees Consent Order Copyright Infringement Counterfeiting Cyber Attacks Defamation Demand Futility Dilution Disability Disparagement Duty to Disclose Equitable Estoppel Equitable Surcharge ETFs Ethics Family Businesses Federal Contractors Financial Crimes Forfeiture Franchise Agreements Franchises Fraudulent Conveyance Google Hackers Imports Internet Investment Management K2 Investment Group Laches Lehman Brothers Licenses Liquidation Mark Cuban Medicaid Medical Devices No-Action Letters Physicians Private Equity Funds Public Employees Public Offerings Purchase Agreement Regulation M Remedies Rescission Retirement Secondary Markets Software SunTrust Swap Dealers Tender Offers Title Insurance U.S. Treasury Universities Visas Accounting Fraud Administrative Hearings America Invents Act Annual Meeting Anti-Retaliation Provisions Antitrust Provisions Banking Crisis Bodily Injury Borrowers Breach of Warranty Business Formation Business Torts CalPERS CFAA Chevron Deference CMS Construction Defects Contract Formation Conversion Dark Pool Default Divorce eBay EEOC Equitable Tolling Exceptional Case Exclusions Financial Institution Liability Financial Regulatory Reform Financial Reporting Fitch Foreign Corporations Foreign Jurisdictions Foreign Nationals Free Speech General Solicitation GSE Hewlett-Packard Independent Counsel Insolvency Intentional Torts Internal Controls ISS Liability Insurance Liens LinkedIn LLC Agreements Material Disclosures MBIA Insurance Merger Agreements Moench Presumption Mortgage Servicers Motion To Strike Municipal Advisers Municipal Securities Issuers Nasdaq Natural Gas Non-Practicing Entities Non-Prosecution Agreements Non-Solicitation Agreements Notice Requirements Nvidia Patent Reform Policy Exclusions Prejudgment Interest Preliminary Injunctions Premiums Price-Fixing Public Schools Publicly-Traded Companies Raj Rajaratnam Real Estate Development Reversal Risk Assessment Rule 23 Scams Section 75-1.1 Sentencing Shareholders' Agreements Split of Authority Stark Law Stern v Marshall Stock Purchase Agreement Stress Tests Student Loans TILA Twitter U.S. Bancorp US Bank USPTO UTSA Venture Capital Websites Willful Misconduct Admissibility Advertising Injury Affiliates Affordable Care Act AIFMD AIG American Pipe & Construction Co. v. Utah Article III ATMs Automotive Loans Bank Secrecy Act Blue Sky Laws Boeing Brand Change in Control Chevron CIGNA City of Pontiac Claim Construction Closely Held Businesses Collateral Estoppel Commodities Commodity Pool Compensation Committee Compensatory Damages Condominiums Conflict Mineral Rules Corporate Dissolution Counterclaims Countervailing Duties Criminal Sanctions Cross-Border Transactions Customer Lists Customs Data Theft Debt Collectors Default Judgment Defense Strategies Delaware General Corporation Law Dell Department of Financial Services Dischargeable Debts Dismissal With Prejudice EB-5 EBIA v Arkison Email Embezzlement EMIR Employee Stock Purchase Plans European Banking Authority Executive Benefits Insurance Agency Experian Fair Market Value Fairness Standard False Billing Falsified Documents Family Members FCMs FCRA Federal Jurisdiction Financial Adviser Foreign Judgments Forum Shopping GAAP Governmental Liability Healthcare Fraud Heinz Identity Theft Incentives Independent Contractors Investment Fraud Janus Capital Group Jury Trial Life Sciences Martoma Mediation Misallocation of Funds Motion to Compel Municipal Bankruptcy Negotiations New Regulations Non-Judicial Settlement Agreements Occurrence Off-Label Promotion Omnicare v Laborers District Council Online Reviews Ontario Securities Act Ontario Securities Commission Parol Evidence Personal Benefit Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Privity of Contract Proposed Regulation Public Disclosure Reasonable Reliance Claims Reasonableness Factors Remand Reservation of Rights Restitution Restructuring Retained Asset Accounts Revlon Standard Rule 11 Rule 506 Offerings Rules of Civil Procedure Secured Lenders SFO Shareholder Votes Sherman Act Social Media Policy Sothebys Standstill Agreements Stock-for-Stock Merger Subpoenas Technology Tenants Termination The Copyright Act Title IV Too Big to Fail Trade Market Abuse Transparency Treble Damages Trials UK Bribery Act Unfair Claims Settlement Practices Act US v Newman Wall Street Warranties Work Product Privilege Yelp ADA Amended Complaints American Rule Antidumping Duties Arbitration Awards Architects Asbestos Asset-Backed Securities Assignments Assured Guaranty Corp. AT&T Auction Bank Fraud Bank of England Basel Committee Billing Burger King Business Assets Buyback Programs Buyouts CAFA Canon Business Solutions Car Dealerships CBS Celera Certifications CFOs CFPA Chapter 11 Cisco Claims Procedures Class Action Arbitration Waivers Class Representatives Clawbacks Clickwrap Agreements Clinical Trials Code of Conduct Collateral Comcast Comcast v. Behrend Communications Decency Act Conflicts of Laws Construction Industry Consumer Bankruptcy Cooperation Initiative Corporate Sales Transactions Corporations Code Credit Default Swaps Credit Reporting Agencies Credit Suisse Criminal Conspiracy Crowdfunding Custodians Customs and Border Protection Data Retention Daubert Hearing Daubert Standards Debit Cards Debtor-Creditor Defined Benefit Plans Detroit Disability Benefits Distributors DMCA Document Productions Document Requests Drug Manufacturers Due Process Duty to Settle Economic Downturn EFTA Electricity Employer Group Health Plans Employment Policies Errors and Omissions Policy Exchange-Traded Products Exculpatory Clauses Exemptions Exports Fair Notice Fair Use Fashion Design Fashion Industry FCC Final Judgment FMLA FMR LLC Football Foreign Investment Foreign Official Fraud and Abuse Freeze-Out Mergers Frozen Assets FSA FSMA FTCA Futures GEICO General Partnerships Generic Drugs HAMP Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Hostile Takeover Hotels ICAP Interference Claims Internal Affairs Doctrine Internet Retailers Interstate Commerce Investment Banks Investor Protection ITC Joint and Several Liability Legal Ethics Lender-Placed Insurance Limitation Periods Liquidnet Lloyds Banking Group Lockheed Martin Lying Major Swap Participants Managers Mandatory Victim's Restitution Act MetLife Mineral Leases Misclassification Mismanagement MLB Mobile Devices Mootness Mortgage Loan Servicing Standards MSRB MTFs Municipal Securities Market Negligent Supervision NLRA NLRB Non-Enforcement Notice Prejudice Rule Octane Fitness v. ICON Offerings Offshore Funds OIG Operating Agreements Opt-Outs Police Prejudice Privacy Policy Private Funds Private Placements Prospectus Proxies Proxy Contests Proxy Voting Guidelines Prudential Prudential Regulation Authority Public Officials Pyramid Schemes Qualified Mortgage Rule Rajat Gupta RBS Real Estate Investments Regulation D Regulation FD Regulation S-K Relation Back Doctrine Removal Representations and Warranties Reverse Mergers Revlon Revocable Trusts Ripeness Robo-Signing Rule 10(b) Russia Sales SCC Section 17(a) Self-Funded Health Plans Sensitive Business Information Severance Pay Sexual Abuse Sexual Harassment Short-Swing Trading Signatures SIPC Small Business Social Media Account Ownership Spoofing Sports Startups State Securities Claims STOCK Act Stock Trades Stockholders' Meetings Subject Matter Jurisdiction Symantec Target Tax Deductions Telemarketing Telemarketing Sales Rule The Clayton Act Theft of Trade Secrets Clarification Act Third Point Third-Party Liability Transfers Trucking Industry Trust Assets Trust Preferred Securities Twombly/Iqbal Pleading Standard U.S. Commerce Department UCC Unions USCIS Usury Vacated Vicarious Liability Wal-Mart Waste Ways and Means Committee Wine & Alcohol Wire Fraud Witness Workplace Romances WSLA 16(b) 23andMe Abandonment Accountants Accounting Additional Insured ADEA Adverse Employment Action Affiliated-Business Arrangements Age Discrimination Agents Aggregation Rules AIFM Aleynikov Algorithmic Trading Allergan Inc Alternative Trading Systems American Guarantee & Liability Ins. Co. Anti-Bribery Anti-Harassment Policies Antitrust Investigations Asahi Asbestos Litigation ASIC AT&T Mobility v Concepcion Athletes ATP Tours AU Optronics Corp Aurora B-1 Bad Actors Bank Holding Company Barack Obama Baseball Benefit-of-the-Bargain Berkshire Hathaway Best Management Practices Bids Biotechnology Block Trades Blue Cross Blue Shield Botox Bright-Line Rule British Bankers' Association British Columbia Securities Commission Broadcasting Broker Commissions Bundling Rules Business Development Business Development Companies Buy-Out Agreements Capital Markets Captive Insurance Company Caremark claim