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SEC Fiduciary Duty Fraud SCOTUS Class Action Breach of Duty Enforcement Actions Securities Fraud Insider Trading RMBS ERISA Settlement Board of Directors Bad Faith Shareholders Breach of Contract Appeals Compliance Insurance Industry Shareholder Litigation Enforcement Misrepresentation Statute of Limitations Trade Secrets Corporate Counsel Popular Class Certification Misappropriation Fraud-on-the-Market Banks Mortgages Motion to Dismiss Securities Litigation Derivative Suit Dodd-Frank DOJ Securities Exchange Act Halliburton Investment Adviser Unfair or Deceptive Trade Practices Securities Act of 1933 Securities Halliburton v Erica P. John Fund EU False Claims Act (FCA) Patents Whistleblowers Disclosure Requirements Tortious Interference CFTC Canada UK Business Judgment Rule CFPB Corporate Officers Investors Directors Mergers 401k Dismissals Summary Judgment FTC Ponzi Scheme Attorney's Fees Patent Infringement Retirement Plan Bank of America Basic v Levinson Jurisdiction Hedge Funds Conflicts of Interest JPMorgan Chase Rule 10b-5 Controlling Stockholders FIfth Third Bancorp v Dudenhoeffer Patent Litigation Professional Liability Damages Disgorgement Stocks Unfair Competition Arbitration Benefit Plan Sponsors Mortgage-Backed Securities Employer Liability Issues False Advertising FINRA Insurance Litigation Material Misstatements Personal Liability Pleading Standards Civil Monetary Penalty ESOP Standing Corporate Governance Pharmaceutical Industry Employee Benefits Non-Compete Agreements Oil & Gas Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing FDIC FHFA Omnicare Broker-Dealer Confidential Information Omnicare v Laborers District Council Section 11 Criminal Prosecution Executive Compensation UDAAP Citigroup Pleadings Trademarks Good Faith Discovery Penalties Aiding and Abetting Rating Agencies False Statements Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Freddie Mac Investment Funds Tibble v Edison Int Commercial Bankruptcy Negligence Registration Statement Deutsche Bank Evidence Fannie Mae FCPA Goldman Sachs Preemption Stock Drop Litigation Copyright Duty to Defend Pensions Swaps Morgan Stanley Presumption of Reliance Sanctions Scienter Attorney-Client Privilege D&O Insurance Duty of Loyalty Healthcare Libor Negligent Misrepresentation Property Damage FIRREA UBS US Bancorp Chief Compliance Officers DE Supreme Court Investigations Lenders Misleading Statements White Collar Crimes Acquisitions Bylaws Duty of Care Cybersecurity Disclosure Forum Selection Hiring & Firing Life Insurance Putative Class Actions Sarbanes-Oxley Unjust Enrichment Advertising Banking Sector China Duty of Prudence Fees Foreclosure Indemnification SLUSA Standard of Review Trustees Contract Disputes Illegal Tipping Litigation Strategies Amgen Inc. v Connecticut Retirement Plans Audits Bernie Madoff FDA Infringement Minority Shareholders Restrictive Covenants Young Lawyers Australia Copyright Infringement Injunctions Manufacturers Mutual Funds NCUA Proxy Statements Former Employee Investment Advisers Act of 1940 Mary Jo White Personal Benefit Qui Tam US v Newman Creditors Employment Contract Federal Reserve Insureds LLC Medicare OCC Property Insurance Say-on-Pay Barclays Books & Records C-Suite Executives Commercial General Liability Policies Construction Industry Countrywide Derivatives DOL FERC Fines Fraudulent Inducement High Frequency Trading Lanham Act Loans Material Nonpublic Information Private Equity Punitive Damages Reinsurance Whistleblower Awards Bribery Brokers Collateralized Debt Obligations Data Protection Delaware General Corporation Law Due Diligence European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) Financial Services Authority Foreign Banks IRS Market Manipulation Registration Repurchases Section 10(b) Statement of Opinion Underwriting Antitrust Litigation Attorney Generals Burden of Proof Contractors Financial Adviser Hong Kong HUD Jury Verdicts Loss Causation Municipal Bonds Municipalities Personal Jurisdiction Prescription Drugs RESPA Section 75-1.1 Trusts Wells Fargo Anti-SLAPP Asset Management Business Litigation Confidentiality Agreements Consent Order Debt Collection Economic Loss Doctrine Federal Contractors Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Fraudulent Transfers Going-Private Transactions Insolvency Intellectual Property Litigation Neither Admit Nor Deny Settlements Social Media Arbitration Agreements Competition Denial of Benefits Fairness Standard Financial Institutions Kickbacks Marketing Non-Disclosure Agreement Portfolio Managers Real Estate Market Shareholder Rights Third-Party Uniform Trade Secrets Acts Defamation Discovery Rule Excess Policies Exculpatory Clauses Extraterritoriality Rules FDCPA Fifth Third Mortgage Company Gabelli v SEC Hospitals Mortgage Loan Originators PSLRA Reporting Requirements Risk Management Amgen Conversion First Amendment IPO Judge Rakoff Limited Partnerships Policy Exclusions Publicly-Traded Companies Remedies Self-Dealing Software Uninsured and Under-Insured Motorists Auto Insurance Beneficiaries Car Accident Contract Interpretation Corruption Credit Cards Facebook Fee-Shifting Financial Statements Fund Managers Joint Venture Liability Insurance Merrill Lynch Proposed Legislation Retailers Subsidiaries Trademark Infringement Treble Damages Auditors CEOs Chadbourne & Parke LLP v Troice Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) Contract Drafting Counterclaims Cross-Border Data Breach Demand Futility Equitable Relief Estoppel Federal Rule 12(b)(6) Food Labeling Homeowner's Insurance Internal Investigations Joint and Several Liability License Agreements Malicious Prosecution Multidistrict Litigation Payday Loans Policy Violations Preferred Shares Preliminary Injunctions Rebuttable Presumptions Rescission Reversal Whistleblower Protection Policies Automotive Industry Bear Sterns Bonds Common Stock Construction Contracts Corporate Veil Custody Rule Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) Defense Strategies Dilution Expert Witness Franchises Health Care Providers Health Insurance Justifiable Reliance Loan Modifications Mortgage Lenders Partnerships Physicians Plan Administrators Private Right of Action S&P Safe Harbors SEC v Citigroup Secondary Markets Short Sales Theft Trademark Litigation Administrative Hearings Affirmative Defenses Anti-Corruption Bitcoin Business Court Division Chapter 11 Commercial Insurance Policies Conspiracies Debtors Duty to Monitor Economic Espionage Act European Commission HSBC Imports Income Taxes Interlocutory Appeals Internal Controls Internet Investment Company Act of 1940 Investment Management Materiality Medical Devices Mineral Leases Moody's Mortgage Servicers Motion to Compel Non-Solicitation Agreements Patent Trolls PCAOB Policy Limits Public Offerings Real Estate Development Receivership Reimbursements Restitution RICO Royalties Shareholder Votes State Farm Statute of Repose Subprime Mortgages Tender Offers Title Insurance Virtual Currency Volcker Rule Willful Misconduct 10b5-1 Plans Abuse of Discretion Abuse of Process Allstate Anti-Kickback Statute Antitrust Provisions Attorney Malpractice Breach of Warranty Causation Cease and Desist Certiorari Claim Preclusion CMS Colleges Complex Litigation Contract Negotiations Contract Terms Cyber Attacks Disability Benefits Disparagement Foreign Exchanges Forum Forum Shopping Frivolous Lawsuits Hackers Hurricane Sandy Independent Boards Intentional Torts International Arbitration JOBS Act Material Disclosures Mobile Apps Money Laundering New Legislation No-Action Letters Notice Requirements Omissions Recordkeeping Requirements Remand Revlon Standard Rule 23 Shareholder Activism Stark Law Tolling Unfair Insurance Practices Act Valuation Webinars Websites Anti-Money Laundering Apple Appraisal Compensatory Damages Counterfeiting Credit Ratings Credit Unions Debt-Relief Industry Deferred Prosecution Agreements Due Process Duty to Disclose Energy Entire Fairness Standard Equitable Surcharge Excessive Fees Fair Housing Act (FHA) Fashion Industry FBI Federal Arbitration Act FinCEN Franchise Agreements Free Speech Generic Drugs Healthcare Fraud Interest Rates Japan Limited Liability Companies Liquidation Medicaid Merger Agreements Morrison v National Australia Bank OCIE Pay-To-Play Private Equity Funds Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 Public Disclosure Public Policy Representations and Warranties Risk Assessment Royal Bank of Scotland Sellers Split of Authority Startups Stock Options Strategic Enforcement Plan Student Loans Swap Dealers The Copyright Act Truth in Lending Act (TILA) Universities Anti-Competitive Arbitration Awards Asset Valuations Assignments CAFA Calculation of Damages Chapter 7 Claim Construction Compensation Committee Contract Formation Customer Lists Dark Pool Disability Discrimination Energy Sector Equitable Tolling Estate Planning Ethics Expert Testimony False Billing FCRA First-to-File Foreign Corporations Foreign Investment Forfeiture Fraudulent Concealment Fraudulent Conveyance ITC Legal Costs Lehman Brothers Licenses LinkedIn MFW NFA No-Action Relief Non-Judicial Settlement Agreements OIG Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) Premiums Retaliation Scams Sherman Act Software Developers Stock Purchase Agreement Strict Liability Supreme Court of Canada Third-Party Liability Twitter U.S. Treasury Unfair Trade Practices Act USPTO UTSA Venture Capital Visas Waivers Accounting Fraud Affordable Care Act America Invents Act Anti-Dumping Duty Architects Article III Automotive Loans Bank Fraud Bank Secrecy Act Bodily Injury BP Business Court Business Disputes Capital Markets CIGNA v Amara Collateral Estoppel Confidential Witnesses Construction Defects Corporate Liability Corporate Sales Transactions Credit Suisse Data Security Defined Benefit Plans Distributors Divorce Dole Food Equitable Estoppel ETFs European Court of Justice (ECJ) Exceptional Case Fair Market Value False Implied Certification Theory Family Businesses Financial Crimes Financial Reporting Foreign Judgments FRCP 9(b) FSMA GAAP General Contractors General Partnerships Government Investigations Independent Contractors Independent Counsel Independent Director Induced Infringement International Litigation Investment Fraud IP License IP Litigation Irreparable Harm Jury Trial Laches Lawson v FMR Likelihood of Confusion Limelight v Akamai Limitation Periods Military Service Members Mootness Municipal Advisers Municipal Securities Issuers Non-Profits NYSE Online Reviews Ontario Securities Act Operating Agreements Patent Reform Petition For Rehearing Prejudgment Interest Price-Fixing Proposed Regulation Prospectus Public Employees Public Officials Public Schools Purchase Agreement Real Estate Investments Reformation Regulation M Retirement Settlement Agreements Shareholders' Agreements Subcontractors SunTrust Tippees Trade Market Abuse TX Supreme Court UK Bribery Act Universal Health Services Inc v United States ex rel Escobar Vacated Venue Willful Infringement Wire Fraud Work Product Privilege Admissions of Liability Advertising Injury AIFMD Akamai Technologies Amended Legislation American Rule Annual Meeting Anti-Retaliation Provisions Asset Freeze Auction Blue Sky Laws Borrowers Business Assets Business Formation Buyouts CalPERS Change in Control Chevron Chevron Deference Civil Conspiracy Class Action Arbitration Waivers Clawbacks Closely Held Businesses Commodities Condominiums Consumer Fraud Copyright Litigation Countervailing Duties Cross-Border Transactions Crowdfunding Cumis Counsel Debt Debt Collectors Declaratory Judgments Dell Department of Financial Services Direct Infringement Disclaimers Disclosure-Based Settlements Dismissal With Prejudice Dispute Resolution Document Productions Earn-Outs EEOC Email EMIR En Banc Review Equitable Subrogation European Banking Authority Exclusions Fashion Design Federal Jurisdiction Financial Regulatory Reform Fitch Food Manufacturers Foreign Nationals Franchisee Freeze-Out Mergers FTCA General Solicitation Google GSE Heinz In Pari Delicto Incentives Inequitable Conduct Injunctive Relief Insurance Fraud Intellectual Property Protection Inter Partes Review Proceedings Janus Capital Group K2 Investment Group Liens Life Sciences LLC Agreements Mark Cuban MBIA Insurance Mediation Mobile Devices Moench Presumption Motion To Strike Municipal Bankruptcy Natural Gas NC Supreme Court Negotiations Non-Practicing Entities NY Supreme Court Off-Label Promotion Offerings Patent Trial and Appeal Board Permanent Injunctions Pharmaceutical Patents Predominance Requirement Ratification Reasonable Reliance Claims Reasonableness Factors REIT Relators Removal Restructuring Rule 10(b) Rule 11 Rules of Civil Procedure Russia SAC Capital Section 5 Statement of Facts Stern v Marshall Stock-for-Stock Merger Stress Tests Subpoenas Technology Television Shows Tenants Termination Tort Reform Transparency Trucking Industry Unions US Bank Acquisition Agreements Admissibility Affiliates AIG Airlines ALJ Amended Complaints American Pipe & Construction Co. v. Utah ANDA Antitrust Investigations AT&T ATMs Bank Holding Company Bank of New York (BNY) Mellon Banking Crisis Billing Biotechnology Boeing Brand Business Torts Buyers CA Supreme Court Captive Insurance Company Caremark claim Cartels Cause of Action Accrual Cease and Desist Orders CFOs Choice-of-Law CIGNA Cisco Citibank Citizens Property Insurance Corporation City of Pontiac Civil Liability Claim Procedures CLRA Collateralized Loan Obligations Commodity Pool Common Law Torts Consent Decrees Construction Project Consumer Protection Act Continuing Legal Education Corporate Dissolution Corporate Integrity Agreement Corporate Misconduct Corporations Code Court-Appointed Receivers Credit Default Swaps Credit Reporting Agencies Criminal Sanctions Customs Customs and Border Protection Data Theft Debt Restructuring Declaratory Relief Default Default Judgment Denial of Insurance Coverage Design Professionals Disability Insurance DMCA DuPont EB-5 EBA EBIA v Arkison Electricity Employee Stock Purchase Plans Employment Policies Enforcement Statistics Entrepreneurs EPA Equity Compensation Errors and Omissions Policy Exchange-Traded Products Executive Benefits Insurance Agency Exemptions Experian Exports Falsified Documents Fashion Branding FCC FCMs Federal Pleading Requirements Federal Sentencing Guidelines Fidcuciary Liability Film Industry Final Judgment Ford Motor Foreign Jurisdictions Franchisors Fraud and Abuse Frozen Assets FSA FTC Act GEICO Governmental Employees Tort Immunity Act Gross Negligence HAMP Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Hewlett-Packard Homeowners Identity Theft Immunity Incentive Compensation Indirect Infringement Insurance Agents Integration Clauses Intent Interference Claims Internal Affairs Doctrine Internet Retailers Interstate Commerce Inventors Investment Banks Investment Companies ISS Labeling Law Firm Partners Leases Leveraged Buyout Litigation Fees & Costs Lost Profits Major Swap Participants Martoma Material Misrepresentation Misallocation of Funds Misclassification MLB Monopolization Monsanto MSRB Multinationals Municipal Securities Market Music Music Industry Nasdaq Natural Products New Guidance New Regulations Notice Prejudice Rule Nvidia Occurrence Octane Fitness v. ICON Oral Argument Overpayment Parol Evidence Pending Legislation Pharmacies Pipelines Price Manipulation Privity of Contract Product Defects Prudential Prudential Regulation Authority Public Projects Pyramid Schemes Raj Rajaratnam Reservation of Rights Restricted Stocks Retained Asset Accounts Revlon Richard Cordray Rule 23(b)(3) Rule 506 Offerings Sale of Assets Section 220 Request Section 337 Security-Based Swaps Sentencing SFO Shareholder Demands SIPA Social Media Account Ownership Social Media Policy Sothebys Southern California Edison Standstill Agreements Subject Matter Jurisdiction Target Company Terms and Conditions Terms of Use The Clayton Act Too Big to Fail Tort Trade Dress Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Travelers Property Casualty Co. Twombly/Iqbal Pleading Standard Unfair Claims Settlement Practices Act Wal-Mart Wall Street Warranties Waste Well Drilling Wine & Alcohol