Business Torts

SEC Fraud Fiduciary Duty SCOTUS Class Action Enforcement Actions Securities Fraud Insider Trading Breach of Duty RMBS Settlement ERISA Shareholders Bad Faith Board of Directors Compliance Enforcement Insurers Shareholder Litigation Fraud-on-the-Market Class Certification Mortgages Appeals Statute of Limitations Misrepresentation Banks Dodd-Frank Securities Litigation Halliburton Securities Act of 1933 Securities Exchange Act Breach of Contract Trade Secrets Halliburton v Erica P. John Fund DOJ Securities Derivative Suit Popular Misappropriation Corporate Counsel Investment Adviser Disclosure Requirements CFTC Motion to Dismiss EU Whistleblowers Investors Directors Ponzi Scheme Patents Basic v Levinson Hedge Funds Bank of America Canada CFPB Business Judgment Rule Rule 10b-5 JPMorgan Chase Stocks Professional Liability UK 401k FINRA Mortgage-Backed Securities Dismissals Retirement Plan Tortious Interference Disgorgement Employer Liability Issues False Claims Act FIfth Third Bancorp v Dudenhoeffer Attorney's Fees ESOP Material Misstatements Unfair or Deceptive Trade Practices Benefit Plan Sponsors FDIC Mergers Employee Benefits FHFA Omnicare v Laborers District Council Section 11 Citigroup Conflicts of Interest Corporate Governance Jurisdiction Omnicare Patent Infringement Broker-Dealer FTC Patent Litigation Summary Judgment Civil Monetary Penalty Criminal Prosecution UDAAP Executive Compensation FCPA Freddie Mac Non-Compete Agreements Standing Unfair Competition Registration Statement Controlling Stockholders Corporate Officers Damages Presumption of Reliance Swaps Fannie Mae Goldman Sachs Liability Penalties Personal Liability Rating Agencies Arbitration Duty to Defend False Advertising False Statements Issuers Morgan Stanley Oil & Gas Deutsche Bank Insurance Litigation Libor Pensions Pleading Standards Stock Drop Litigation Tibble v Edison Int UBS Attorney-Client Privilege Commercial Bankruptcy Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing Evidence FIRREA Healthcare Investigations Pleadings Sarbanes-Oxley Preemption Trademarks White Collar Crimes Investment Funds Sanctions Scienter Copyright D&O Insurance Disclosure Good Faith US Bancorp Chief Compliance Officers China Fees Fiduciary Liability Negligence SLUSA Amgen Inc. v Connecticut Retirement Plans Confidential Information Illegal Tipping Infringement Property Damage Bernie Madoff Bylaws Discovery Indemnification Life Insurance NCUA Putative Class Actions Trustees Audits Foreclosure Insureds Minority Shareholders Misleading Statements Duty of Prudence FCA Litigation Strategies Mary Jo White Officers Pharmaceutical Restrictive Covenants Say-on-Pay Advertising Cybersecurity Federal Reserve FERC Former Employee Lenders LLC Mutual Funds Acquisitions Bribery Collateralized Debt Obligations Foreign Banks High Frequency Trading Hiring & Firing Investment Advisers Act of 1940 Material Nonpublic Information Negligent Misrepresentation Registration Barclays Brokers Countrywide Financial Services Authority Municipal Bonds Municipalities Neither Admit Nor Deny Settlements Portfolio Managers Proxy Statements Whistleblower Awards Antitrust Litigation Australia C-Suite Executives Derivatives Duty of Care ESMA FDA Fines Injunctions Kickbacks Loss Causation Section 10(b) Underwriting Unjust Enrichment Aiding and Abetting Commercial General Liability Policies Contract Disputes Fifth Third Mortgage Company Forum Selection Clause Fraudulent Inducement Gabelli v SEC HUD IRS Loans Manufacturers Market Manipulation OCC Personal Benefit Property Insurance Punitive Damages Qui Tam Real Estate Market Repurchases RESPA Social Media Statement of Opinion US v Newman Banking Sector Business Litigation Creditors Data Protection Discovery Rule Extraterritoriality Rules Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Judge Rakoff Private Equity PSLRA Standard of Review Asset Management Books & Records Competition Copyright Infringement DOL Excess Policies Hong Kong IPO Lanham Act Mortgage Loan Originators Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Reinsurance Third-Party Trusts Wells Fargo Contractors Debt Collection Denial of Benefits Duty of Loyalty Going-Private Transactions Insolvency Jury Verdicts Marketing Medicare Retailers Risk Management Shareholder Rights Arbitration Agreements Attorney Generals Beneficiaries Chadbourne & Parke LLP v Troice Cross-Border Due Diligence Merrill Lynch Multidistrict Litigation Preferred Shares Prescription Drugs Reporting Requirements SEC v Citigroup Self-Dealing Uniform Trade Secrets Acts Uninsured and Under-Insured Motorists Auditors Auto Insurance Bear Sterns Car Accident Common Stock Confidentiality Agreements Corruption Credit Cards Equitable Relief Fairness Standard FDCPA Financial Statements Intellectual Property Litigation Internal Investigations Investment Company Act of 1940 Joint Venture Limited Partnerships Non-Disclosure Agreement Proposed Legislation S&P Short Sales Administrative Hearings Affirmative Defenses Automotive Industry Bonds Consent Order Corporate Veil Custody Rule DE Supreme Court Delaware General Corporation Law Economic Loss Doctrine Exculpatory Clauses Expert Witness Fraudulent Transfers Frivolous Lawsuits Fund Managers Health Insurance Homeowner's Insurance Hospitals JOBS Act Liability Insurance Materiality Moody's Payday Loans PCAOB Personal Jurisdiction Policy Violations Public Offerings Rebuttable Presumptions Receivership Safe Harbors Section 75-1.1 Software State Farm Subprime Mortgages Subsidiaries Volcker Rule Whistleblower Protection Policies Amgen Anti-Corruption Burden of Proof CEOs Claim Preclusion Conspiracies Contract Interpretation Debtors Deferred Prosecution Agreements Employment Contract Estoppel Facebook Federal Rule 12(b)(6) Financial Conduct Authority Foreign Exchanges Forum Hurricane Sandy Income Taxes Internal Controls Internet License Agreements Loan Modifications Material Disclosures Money Laundering Policy Limits Publicly-Traded Companies Reimbursements Statute of Repose Strategic Enforcement Plan Theft Tolling Trademark Litigation Unfair Insurance Practices Act Valuation 10b5-1 Plans Abuse of Process Admissions of Liability Allstate Anti-SLAPP Apple Appraisal Bitcoins Causation Certiorari Credit Ratings Credit Unions Data Breach Defamation Disability Benefits Energy Equitable Surcharge FBI Federal Arbitration Act FinCEN HSBC Imports Independent Boards Interest Rates Interlocutory Appeals Malicious Prosecution Medical Devices Morrison v National Australia Bank Omissions Patent Trolls Pay-To-Play Plan Administrators Policy Exclusions Private Right of Action Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 Remand Rescission Royal Bank of Scotland Royalties SAC Capital Secondary Markets Stock Options Tender Offers Title Insurance Virtual Currency Abuse of Discretion Accounting Fraud Anti-Kickback Statute Antitrust Provisions Chapter 7 Complex Litigation Counterfeiting Cyber Attacks Debt Debt-Relief Industry Defense Strategies Demand Futility Dilution Discrimination Disparagement Duty to Monitor Economic Espionage Act Estate Planning European Commission Expert Testimony Federal Contractors Fee-Shifting Statutes FHA First Amendment Food Labeling Franchises Investment Management Japan Justifiable Reliance 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 Non-Solicitation Agreements NYSE OCIE Partnerships Petition For Rehearing Private Equity Funds Real Estate Development Recordkeeping Requirements RICO Rule 23 Shareholder Activism Sherman Act TILA Unfair Trade Practices Act Venture Capital Waivers Websites America Invents Act Anti-Money Laundering Asset Valuations Assignments Attorney Malpractice Bank Fraud BP Cease and Desist CIGNA v Amara Civil Conspiracy CMS Colleges Compensatory Damages Confidential Witnesses Confidentiality Construction Defects Construction Industry Contract Drafting Counterclaims Customer Lists Dark Pool Disability Equitable Estoppel Equitable Tolling ETFs Ethics Family Businesses Financial Crimes Forfeiture Fraudulent Concealment Fraudulent Conveyance Hackers Independent Counsel Intentional Torts Laches Lehman Brothers LinkedIn Medicaid Merger Agreements Military Service Members Municipal Securities Issuers Non-Judicial Settlement Agreements Patent Reform Physicians Prejudgment Interest Price-Fixing Purchase Agreement Regulation M Remedies Retaliation Retirement Reversal Revlon Standard Risk Assessment Scams Shareholder Votes Shareholders' Agreements Stock Purchase Agreement Strict Liability Student Loans SunTrust Swap Dealers U.S. Treasury Universities Visas Wire Fraud Annual Meeting Anti-Retaliation Provisions Article III Automotive Loans Bank Secrecy Act Bodily Injury Borrowers Breach of Warranty Business Formation Business Torts CalPERS CFAA Change in Control Chevron Deference Claim Construction Collateral Estoppel Commodities Consent Decrees Contract Formation Conversion Debt Collectors Department of Financial Services Distributors Divorce DMCA Duty to Disclose eBay EEOC Exceptional Case Exclusions Fair Market Value Falsified Documents FCRA Financial Adviser Financial Institution Liability Financial Institutions Financial Regulatory Reform Financial Reporting First-to-File Fitch Foreign Corporations Foreign Nationals Forum Shopping Franchise Agreements FSMA GAAP General Solicitation GSE Incentives Independent Contractors Induced Infringement Insurance Industry IP License ISS ITC Janus Capital Group Joint and Several Liability K2 Investment Group Liens Life Sciences LLC Agreements Mark Cuban MBIA Insurance Moench Presumption Motion to Compel Municipal Advisers Municipal Bankruptcy Nasdaq Natural Gas Non-Practicing Entities Non-Prosecution Agreements Notice Requirements Nvidia Off-Label Promotion Offerings Online Reviews Preliminary Injunctions Premiums Proposed Regulation Prospectus Public Disclosure Public Employees Public Schools Reasonableness Factors Reformation Restitution Secured Lenders Stark Law Statement of Facts Stern v Marshall Stress Tests Trade Market Abuse Trademark Infringement Transparency Trucking Industry Twitter U.S. Bancorp UK Bribery Act US Bank USPTO UTSA Willful Misconduct Work Product Privilege 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 Blue Sky Laws Boeing Brand Business Assets Buyouts CAFA Capital Markets CFOs Chapter 11 Chevron CIGNA City of Pontiac Clawbacks Closely Held Businesses Commercial Insurance Policies Commodity Pool Compensation Committee Condominiums Conflict Mineral Rules 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 Default Judgment Dell Dismissal With Prejudice Document Productions EB-5 EBIA v Arkison Electricity EMIR Employee Stock Purchase Plans En Banc Review Enforcement Statistics Errors and Omissions Policy European Banking Authority 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 Google HAMP Healthcare Fraud Heinz Hewlett-Packard Identity Theft Internal Affairs Doctrine Inventors Investment Fraud Jury Trial Martoma Mediation Misallocation of Funds Mobile Devices Monopolization Motion To Strike Negligent Supervision Negotiations New Regulations Non-Profits Occurrence Octane Fitness v. ICON Ontario Securities Act Ontario Securities Commission Operating Agreements Parol Evidence Privity of Contract Prudential Public Officials Raj Rajaratnam Real Estate Investments Reasonable Reliance Claims Regulation S-K Representations and Warranties Reservation of Rights Restructuring Retained Asset Accounts Rule 11 Rule 506 Offerings Rules of Civil Procedure Section 337 Sentencing SFO SIPA Social Media Policy Sothebys Split of Authority Standstill Agreements Stock-for-Stock Merger Subpoenas Technology Tenants The Copyright Act Third-Party Liability Too Big to Fail Travelers Property Casualty Co. Treble Damages Unfair Claims Settlement Practices Act Unions Vacated Wal-Mart Wall Street Warranties Waste Witness WSLA Accountants ADA ALJ Alternative Trading Systems American Rule Anti-Bribery Anti-Competitive Arbitration Awards Architects Asbestos ASIC 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 Celera Certifications CFPA Change of Ownership Chapter 9 Cisco 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 Construction Contracts Consumer Fraud Contract Negotiations Cooperation Initiative Corporate Management Corporate Sales Transactions Criminal Conspiracy Crowdfunding Cumis Counsel Custodians Cyber Insurance Data Retention Daubert Standards Debit Cards Debtor-Creditor Defined Benefit Plans Detroit Disability Insurance Dischargeable Debts Document Requests Drug Manufacturers Due Process DuPont Duty to Settle Earn-Outs Economic Damages Economic Downturn EFTA Email Employer Group Health Plans Employment Policies Equity Compensation Excessive Fees Exchange-Traded Products Exclusive Jurisdiction Exemptions Fidcuciary Liability FMLA FMR LLC Football Foreign Investment Foreign Official Franchisors Fraud and Abuse Frozen Assets FSA Futures GEICO Generic Drugs Genuine Issue of Material Fact Government Contractors Government Investigations Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Hostile Takeover Hotels Housing Market ICAP ILL Supreme Court Inspection Rights Insurance Agents Insurance Companies Insurance Fraud Intent Interference Claims Internet Retailers Interstate Commerce Investment Banks Investor Protection IP Litigation Joinder Jury Awards Labeling Legal Ethics Legal History Lender-Placed Insurance Likelihood of Confusion Limelight v Akamai Limitation Periods Liquidnet Lloyds Banking Group Lockheed Martin Lost Profits Lying Major Swap Participants Managers Mandatory Victim's Restitution Act MetLife Misclassification Mismanagement MLB MOFCOM Money Market Funds Monsanto Mootness Mortgage Loan Servicing Standards MSRB MTFs Multiemployer Plan Municipal Securities Market Music Industry NLRA NLRB Non-Enforcement Notice Prejudice Rule Offshore Funds OIG Opt-Outs Pharmacies Pipelines Police Price Manipulation Privacy Policy Private Funds Private Placements Proxies Proxy Contests Proxy Voting Guidelines Prudential Regulation Authority Public Adjusters Public Policy Pyramid Schemes Qualified Mortgage Rule Rajat Gupta RBS Regulation D Regulation FD Relation Back Doctrine Removal Reverse Mergers Revlon Richard Cordray Ripeness Robo-Signing Rule 10(b) Russia Sale of Assets Sales SCC SEC v Payton Section 17(a) Security-Based Swaps Self-Funded Health Plans Sensitive Business Information Severance Pay Sexual Abuse Sexual Harassment Short-Swing Trading