Business Torts

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