Business Torts

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