Business Torts

SEC Fiduciary Duty Fraud Breach of Duty Class Action SCOTUS Enforcement Actions Securities Fraud Appeals ERISA Insider Trading Settlement Board of Directors RMBS Breach of Contract Bad Faith Shareholders Corporate Counsel Shareholder Litigation False Claims Act (FCA) Misrepresentation Insurance Industry Trade Secrets Unfair or Deceptive Trade Practices Compliance Popular Statute of Limitations Misappropriation Securities Litigation Motion to Dismiss Investment Adviser Class Certification Enforcement Dismissals Derivative Suit DOJ Dodd-Frank Fraud-on-the-Market Mergers Securities Exchange Act Tortious Interference Banks False Advertising Securities Act of 1933 UK Securities Whistleblowers Canada EU Arbitration Mortgages CFPB Patents Retirement Plan Halliburton Jurisdiction 401k Disclosure Requirements Attorney's Fees Unfair Competition Summary Judgment Halliburton v Erica P. John Fund Conflicts of Interest Pleading Standards FTC Patent Infringement CFTC Civil Monetary Penalty Corporate Officers Business Judgment Rule Directors Disgorgement Investors Damages Standing FINRA Insurance Litigation Benefit Plan Sponsors Hedge Funds Non-Compete Agreements Patent Litigation Personal Liability Rule 10b-5 Employee Benefits Oil & Gas Controlling Stockholders Bank of America Broker-Dealer Confidential Information Pleadings Ponzi Scheme Basic v Levinson Pharmaceutical Industry FIfth Third Bancorp v Dudenhoeffer Material Misstatements Penalties Employer Liability Issues Medicare ESOP JPMorgan Chase Scienter Trademarks Commercial Bankruptcy Federal Contractors Stocks Criminal Prosecution Discovery UDAAP Qui Tam Section 11 Acquisitions Duty of Loyalty Negligence Omnicare Preemption Professional Liability Corporate Governance False Statements Investment Funds Standard of Review Materiality Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing Omnicare v Laborers District Council Aiding and Abetting Contract Disputes Executive Compensation Hiring & Firing Limited Liability Company (LLC) Stock Drop Litigation DE Supreme Court D&O Insurance Sanctions Attorney-Client Privilege Evidence FCPA Negligent Misrepresentation Rating Agencies Good Faith Health Care Providers Universal Health Services Inc v United States ex rel Escobar Citigroup Cybersecurity FDIC Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Mortgage-Backed Securities Mutual Funds Registration Statement Tibble v Edison Int False Implied Certification Theory Misleading Statements Reversal Trustees Construction Industry Deutsche Bank Duty to Defend FHFA Unjust Enrichment White Collar Crimes DOL Goldman Sachs Relators Young Lawyers Banking Sector Burden of Proof Delaware General Corporation Law Duty of Care Putative Class Actions Swaps Advertising Excessive Fees Former Employee Healthcare Presumption of Reliance Australia Business Court Division Copyright Duty of Prudence Employment Contract FDA Kickbacks Lanham Act Morgan Stanley Pensions Property Damage Sarbanes-Oxley SLUSA US Bancorp Arbitration Awards Disclosure Forum Selection Freddie Mac Medicaid Chief Compliance Officers Life Insurance Market Manipulation Physicians Punitive Damages Restrictive Covenants Attorney Generals China Derivatives Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Fees Hospitals Material Misrepresentation Publicly-Traded Companies UBS Bylaws Contract Terms Fannie Mae Fines Illegal Tipping Indemnification Investigations Investment Advisers Act of 1940 Lenders Manufacturers Minority Shareholders Proxy Statements Arbitration Agreements Audits Business Litigation Copyright Infringement Debt Collection Due Diligence Injunctions Litigation Strategies Preliminary Injunctions Data Breach Energy Sector Extraterritoriality Rules FERC Foreclosure Infringement Jury Verdicts Material Nonpublic Information Municipalities Personal Benefit Section 10(b) Trademark Infringement Amgen Inc. v Connecticut Retirement Plans Books & Records Bribery Commercial General Liability Policies Conditions of Payment Consent Order Creditors Healthcare Fraud Insolvency Loans US v Newman Implied Certification International Arbitration IRS Municipal Bonds Private Equity Reinsurance Shareholder Rights Anti-Kickback Statute Collateralized Debt Obligations Confidentiality Agreements Data Protection Demand Futility Failure To Disclose False Billing FDCPA Financial Adviser Financial Institutions FTC Act Hong Kong Mary Jo White Medical Devices Personal Jurisdiction Property Insurance Antitrust Litigation Brokers C-Suite Executives Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) Denial of Benefits European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) Federal Reserve High Frequency Trading Insureds Loss Causation Prescription Drugs Private Right of Action Remand Say-on-Pay Statement of Opinion Uniform Trade Secrets Acts Cease and Desist Contractors Defense Strategies Financial Services Authority FIRREA Foreign Banks Fraudulent Inducement Marketing OCC Risk Management Social Media Stark Law Treble Damages CMS Competition Construction Contracts Countrywide Debtors Exculpatory Clauses Injunctive Relief Intellectual Property Litigation NCUA Policy Exclusions PSLRA Remedies Repurchases Section 75-1.1 Software Trusts Underwriting Wells Fargo Whistleblower Awards Amgen Asset Management Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) Defamation Economic Loss Doctrine Fraudulent Transfers FRCP 9(b) Going-Private Transactions Libor License Agreements Motion to Compel Non-Disclosure Agreement Omissions Registration RICO Third-Party Appraisal Bernie Madoff Business Disputes Data Security Facebook Federal Arbitration Act Federal Pleading Requirements Fee-Shifting Fund Managers Investment Company Act of 1940 Investment Management Neither Admit Nor Deny Settlements OIG Portfolio Managers Real Estate Market Reporting Requirements RESPA Safe Harbors Section 5 Self-Dealing Split of Authority Statute of Repose Auditors Barclays Car Accident Commercial Court Contract Interpretation Conversion Counterclaims Excess Policies Federal Rule 12(b)(6) First Amendment Food Manufacturers Non-Solicitation Agreements Proposed Legislation Rule 23 Sellers Shareholder Votes Uninsured and Under-Insured Motorists Anti-SLAPP Chapter 11 CLRA Common Stock Contract Drafting Corruption Credit Cards Discovery Rule European Commission Fifth Third Mortgage Company Gabelli v SEC Health Insurance Internal Controls International Litigation Joint Venture Judge Rakoff Liability Insurance Limited Partnerships Merger Agreements Merrill Lynch Price-Fixing Rescission Retailers Rules of Civil Procedure Settlement Agreements Unlicensed Medical Providers Whistleblower Protection Policies Beneficiaries Bonds Breach of Warranty CEOs Corporate Executives Equitable Relief Food Labeling Generic Drugs Intentional Torts Interest Rates Internal Investigations IRA Mineral Leases Multidistrict Litigation Operating Agreements Payday Loans Plan Administrators Preferred Shares Public Policy Rebuttable Presumptions State Farm Subsidiaries Supreme Court of Canada Trademark Litigation Trump Administration Websites ALJ Anti-Corruption Auto Insurance Best Interest Contract Exemptions Commercial Insurance Policies Corporate Misconduct Corporate Veil Cross-Border Cyber Attacks Dilution Disability Benefits Disclosure-Based Settlements Due Process Economic Espionage Act Fraudulent Conveyance Homeowner's Insurance Imports IPO ITC Malicious Prosecution Morrison v National Australia Bank Partnerships Policy Limits Purchase Agreement Retaliation Royalties Sherman Act Tender Offers Theft Abuse of Discretion Administrative Proceedings Affirmative Defenses Anti-Money Laundering Antitrust Violations Apple Article III Automotive Industry Bear Sterns Buyers Causation Certiorari Chadbourne & Parke LLP v Troice Chapter 7 Colleges Compensatory Damages Disparagement Email Entire Fairness Standard Estoppel Expert Witness Fairness Standard FCRA Financial Statements Forum Shopping Franchises Fraud and Abuse Government Investigations Hackers HHS HUD Internet Joint and Several Liability Justifiable Reliance Money Laundering Mortgage Lenders New Legislation Notice Requirements Patent Trolls Private Equity Funds Public Offerings Real Estate Development Restitution S&P Secondary Markets Short Sales Subcontractors Subject Matter Jurisdiction Tolling Willful Misconduct Abuse of Process Administrative Hearings Allstate Antitrust Provisions Attorney Malpractice Conspiracies Consumer Fraud Contract Negotiations Corporate Liability Custody Rule Duty to Disclose Fiduciary Rule Fraudulent Concealment Frivolous Lawsuits General Contractors Income Taxes Intellectual Property Protection Japan Jury Trial Kokesh v SEC Mandatory Arbitration Clauses Moody's Municipal Securities Issuers OCIE Overpayment PCAOB Policy Violations Public Disclosure Receivership Recordkeeping Requirements Reimbursements Representations and Warranties SEC v Citigroup Waivers Affordable Care Act Assignments Bitcoin CA Supreme Court Calculation of Damages Choice-of-Law Civil Conspiracy Commercial Arbitration Consumer Financial Products Consumer Protection Act Counterfeiting Customer Lists Debt-Relief Industry Deferred Prosecution Agreements Denial of Insurance Coverage Dismissal With Prejudice Dispute Resolution Duty to Monitor EEOC Fair Market Value False-Certification of Conformance FBI Forfeiture Free Speech HSBC Independent Boards Investment Fraud Irreparable Harm JOBS Act Liquidation Loan Modifications Mediation Mobile Apps Mortgage Loan Originators Mortgage Servicers No-Action Letters Off-Label Promotion Online Reviews Pharmaceutical Patents Risk Assessment Royal Bank of Scotland Russia Scams Section 337 Section 36(b) Singapore Strategic Enforcement Plan Strict Liability Student Loans The Copyright Act Title Insurance Unfair Insurance Practices Act Universities UTSA Valuation Venue Virtual Currency Webinars Willful Infringement Yates Memorandum 10b5-1 Plans Actual Injuries Actual or Constructive Knowledge Administrative Authority Anti-Competitive Capital Markets Claim Construction Claim Preclusion Class Action Arbitration Waivers Closely Held Businesses Collateral Estoppel Complex Litigation Construction Defects Contract Formation Corporate Integrity Agreement Debt Collectors Declaratory Relief Dell Disability Discrimination Distributors Equitable Surcharge Ethics Exemptions Expert Testimony Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 Financial Reporting FinCEN First-to-File Foreign Exchanges Foreign Investment Forum Franchise Agreements FSMA GAAP ICC ICSID Interference Claims Interlocutory Appeals IP License Licenses Likelihood of Confusion LinkedIn Material Disclosures Nasdaq Patient Referrals Pay-To-Play Petition for Writ of Certiorari Predominance Requirement Prejudgment Interest Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 Prospectus Public Comment Retirement Securities Violations Startups State and Local Government Subprime Mortgages Swap Dealers Third-Party Liability Truth in Lending Act (TILA) TX Supreme Court U.S. Treasury Unfair Trade Practices Act USPTO Venture Capital Volcker Rule Wire Fraud Wrongful Termination Accounting Fraud America Invents Act American Rule Anti-Dumping Duty Anti-Retaliation Provisions Appraisal Rights Arbitrators Asset Valuations Bank of New York (BNY) Mellon Bodily Injury BP Buyouts CAFA Cease and Desist Orders CFPA Citibank Civil Liability Clawbacks Commercial Leases Corporate Dissolution Credit Default Swaps Dark Pool Declaratory Judgments Default Defined Benefit Plans Equitable Estoppel Equitable Tolling Estate Planning ETFs Family Businesses Fashion Industry Federal Jurisdiction Final Rules Financial Crimes Financial Services Industry Foreign Corporations Foreign Judgments Forum Non Conveniens General Partnerships Google Gross Negligence Heinz Home Depot In Pari Delicto Independent Contractors Initial Public Offerings Insurance Fraud Intent IP Litigation Judicial Review Lehman Brothers Limitation Periods Litigation Fees & Costs Mental Health MFW Misleading Impressions Mootness Motion To Strike Municipal Advisers NC Supreme Court NFA No-Action Relief Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) Pension Funds Pharmacies Privacy Policy Public Schools Reformation Retirement Plan Providers Revlon Standard Rule 11 Shareholder Activism Small Business Software Developers State Law Claims Stock Options Subpoenas Technology Sector Tippees TPAs Trade Dress Transparency Twitter UAE Unfair Competition Law (UCL) Unions Vacated Vendors Visas Wine & Alcohol Affiliates Ambiguous Amended Regulation Architects Asset Freeze Automotive Loans Bank Secrecy Act Bankruptcy Code Borrowers Business Court Business Formation Commercial Contracts Commodities Common Law Torts Compensation Committee Confidential Communications Confidential Witnesses Construction Litigation Construction Project Constructive Trusts Corporate Taxes Countervailing Duties Credit Ratings Credit Suisse Credit Unions Cross-Border Transactions Debt Buyers Debt Restructuring Default Judgment Defined Contribution Plans Dole Food Domain Names EB-5 Electricity Equitable Subrogation European Court of Justice (ECJ) Exceptional Case Exclusions Exclusive Jurisdiction Failure To State A Claim Fair Housing Act (FHA) Fashion Design Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Financial Markets Foreign Jurisdictions France Franchisee Gartenberg Factors Guilty Pleas Hospice Hurricane Sandy Immunity Incentive Compensation Independent Director Induced Infringement Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Investment Companies Judgment As A Matter Of Law LabMD Lawson v FMR Liens Life Sciences Limelight v Akamai Lost Profits Member State Membership Interest Military Service Members Mismanagement Monopolization MSRB Natural Gas Negotiations Non-Judicial Settlement Agreements NYSE Ontario Securities Act Partnership Agreements Patent Reform Permanent Injunctions Petition For Rehearing Premiums Price Manipulation Product Defects Professional Negligence Public Officials Reasonable Reliance Claims Reasonableness Factors Regulation M Removal Rule 10(b) Rule 23(b)(3) Sealed Records Securities Act Settlement Offer Shareholder Approval Shareholders' Agreements Spoliation Supplemental Disclosures Telemarketing Telemarketing Sales Rule Trade Market Abuse Trademark Registration Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Tribunals Twombly/Iqbal Pleading Standard UK Bribery Act UNCITRAL Usury Yelp Acquisition Agreements Admissions of Liability Advertising Injury AIFMD AIG Akamai Technologies Amended Complaints Amended Legislation American Pipe & Construction Co. v. Utah ANDA Antitrust Investigations Ascertainable Class Asset Seizure Auction Bank Fraud Bankruptcy Court Blue Sky Laws Buy-Out Agreements Captive Insurance Company Caremark claim Cartels Cause of Action Accrual CFOs Charles Schwab Chevron Chevron Deference CIGNA CIGNA v Amara Collateral Competitive Bidding Continuing Legal Education Copyright Litigation Cumis Counsel Customs and Border Protection Cyber Insurance Data Collection Debt Deceptively Misdescriptive Department of Financial Services Detrimental Reliance Direct Infringement Dischargeable Debts Disclaimers Discovery Disputes Divorce EBA Educational Institutions EFTA EMIR Employee Stock Purchase Plans Employment Policies En Banc Review Energy Market Enforcement Statistics EPA Equity Compensation European Banking Authority Fashion Branding FCC Federal v State Law Application Final Judgment Financial Regulatory Reform Financial Sector Fine Art Fitch Flood Insurance Foreign Nationals Forum Selection Clause Franchisors Freeze-Out Mergers GEICO General Solicitation Governmental Employees Tort Immunity Act Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Independent Counsel Inequitable Conduct Injury-in-Fact Integration Clauses Inter Partes Review (IPR) Proceeding Internal Affairs Doctrine Internet Retailers Interstate Commerce Inventors Investor Protection ISDA Master Agreement Janus Capital Group Joinder K2 Investment Group Legal Costs Leveraged Buyout LLC Agreements Long Arm Statute Mark Cuban Master Limited Partnerships Medicare Advantage MetLife Mexico Misclassification Mobile Devices Moench Presumption Municipal Bankruptcy Municipal Securities Market Native Advertising Natural Products Negligent Supervision New Guidance New Regulations Non-Practicing Entities NY Supreme Court Objective Standard Offerings Parent Corporation Patent Trial and Appeal Board Pending Legislation Personally Identifiable Information Pipelines Policies and Procedures Prevailing Party Private Placements Proposed Regulation Public Employees Public Projects Puffery Real Estate Investments Regulation S-K REIT Request For Information Reservation of Rights