Business Torts

SEC Fraud Fiduciary Duty Class Action SCOTUS Enforcement Actions Securities Fraud RMBS Insider Trading Settlement Compliance Shareholders Enforcement Bad Faith Breach of Duty ERISA Board of Directors Fraud-on-the-Market Insurers Class Certification Mortgages Halliburton Shareholder Litigation Banks Dodd-Frank Halliburton v Erica P. John Fund Misrepresentation Securities Litigation Securities Exchange Act Trade Secrets DOJ Statute of Limitations Derivative Suit Disclosure Requirements Breach of Contract CFTC Investment Adviser Corporate Counsel Basic v Levinson Investors Motion to Dismiss Whistleblowers Misappropriation Appeals EU JPMorgan Chase Ponzi Scheme Securities Act of 1933 Bank of America Popular Stocks Mortgage-Backed Securities Business Judgment Rule Securities Canada Hedge Funds Professional Liability Rule 10b-5 Directors FINRA ESOP FIfth Third Bancorp v Dudenhoeffer CFPB FDIC Citigroup FHFA Patents False Claims Act UK Attorney's Fees Broker-Dealer Corporate Governance Employee Benefits Disgorgement Tortious Interference Employer Liability Issues FTC Mergers Jurisdiction Presumption of Reliance Dismissals Freddie Mac Conflicts of Interest Penalties Unfair Competition Civil Monetary Penalty Damages Executive Compensation Non-Compete Agreements Fannie Mae FIRREA Goldman Sachs Sarbanes-Oxley Summary Judgment Swaps White Collar Crimes Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing FCPA Investigations Libor Healthcare Liability Rating Agencies Unfair or Deceptive Trade Practices Arbitration Controlling Stockholders Criminal Prosecution Deutsche Bank Sanctions Standing UDAAP Evidence False Statements Morgan Stanley Scienter Trustees UBS Amgen Inc. v Connecticut Retirement Plans D&O Insurance Duty to Defend Fees Indemnification Pensions Pleadings Preemption Stock Drop Litigation US Bancorp Attorney-Client Privilege Chief Compliance Officers China False Advertising SLUSA Audits Disclosure Personal Liability Pleading Standards Trademarks Bernie Madoff Commercial Bankruptcy Insureds LLC Minority Shareholders NCUA Officers Patent Infringement Retirement Plan Say-on-Pay 401k Corporate Officers FCA Good Faith Hiring & Firing Mary Jo White Oil & Gas Patent Litigation FERC Foreign Banks Restrictive Covenants Acquisitions Bylaws Collateralized Debt Obligations Copyright Duty of Care Federal Reserve Financial Services Authority Foreclosure High Frequency Trading Infringement Misleading Statements Municipal Bonds Negligence Negligent Misrepresentation Neither Admit Nor Deny Settlements Property Damage Registration Confidential Information Countrywide Cybersecurity Fiduciary Liability Fines Gabelli v SEC Investment Advisers Act of 1940 Kickbacks Lenders Litigation Strategies Pharmaceutical Proxy Statements Putative Class Actions Underwriting Brokers Discovery Rule Fifth Third Mortgage Company HUD Investment Funds Municipalities OCC Private Equity Real Estate Market Repurchases RESPA Barclays Discovery ESMA Extraterritoriality Rules FDA Injunctions IRS Life Insurance Loans Loss Causation Mutual Funds Qui Tam Reinsurance Whistleblower Awards Advertising Auditors Benefit Plan Sponsors Commercial General Liability Policies Data Protection Duty of Prudence Property Insurance Punitive Damages SEC v Citigroup Section 10(b) Standard of Review Antitrust Litigation Arbitration Agreements Asset Management Bribery Duty of Loyalty Excess Policies Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Forum Selection Clause Fraudulent Inducement Judge Rakoff Market Manipulation Material Misstatements Mortgage Loan Originators PSLRA Shareholder Rights Social Media Trusts Wells Fargo Aiding and Abetting Attorney Generals Beneficiaries Chadbourne & Parke LLP v Troice Corruption Cross-Border Derivatives Hong Kong Marketing Medicare Omnicare Reporting Requirements Risk Management Third-Party Australia Banking Sector Bear Sterns Common Stock Competition Contractors Due Diligence Foreign Exchanges Former Employee Going-Private Transactions Investment Company Act of 1940 Jury Verdicts Preferred Shares S&P SAC Capital Short Sales Unjust Enrichment Anti-SLAPP Bonds Confidentiality Agreements Contract Disputes Corporate Veil Custody Rule Debt Collection DOL Expert Witness Financial Statements Frivolous Lawsuits Income Taxes JOBS Act Limited Partnerships Materiality Merrill Lynch Policy Violations Prescription Drugs Rebuttable Presumptions Retailers Self-Dealing Subprime Mortgages Uniform Trade Secrets Acts Admissions of Liability Amgen Claim Preclusion Contract Interpretation Creditors Deferred Prosecution Agreements Equitable Relief Estate Planning Facebook FDCPA Forum Hospitals Hurricane Sandy Money Laundering Patent Trolls Payday Loans Portfolio Managers Receivership RICO Safe Harbors Subsidiaries Tolling Uninsured and Under-Insured Motorists Whistleblower Protection Policies 10b5-1 Plans Anti-Corruption Appraisal Bitcoins Books & Records Causation CEOs Credit Cards Debt Debtors Denial of Benefits Economic Loss Doctrine Energy Expert Testimony FBI Federal Arbitration Act Health Insurance Interest Rates Interlocutory Appeals IPO Joint Venture Lanham Act Legal Costs Manufacturers Moody's Morrison v National Australia Bank Multidistrict Litigation Non-Disclosure Agreement NYSE Omissions Partnerships PCAOB Personal Jurisdiction Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 Proposed Legislation Reimbursements Section 11 Statute of Repose Stock Options Theft Unfair Insurance Practices Act Unfair Trade Practices Act Valuation Volcker Rule Abuse of Process Affirmative Defenses Allstate Anti-Kickback Statute Apple Automotive Industry BP Burden of Proof Chapter 7 Conspiracies Credit Ratings Discrimination Economic Espionage Act Employment Contract Estoppel European Commission Fee-Shifting Statutes FHA Financial Conduct Authority FinCEN First Amendment Food Labeling Fraudulent Concealment Fraudulent Transfers Homeowner's Insurance HSBC Internal Investigations Japan Justifiable Reliance Lawson v FMR License Agreements Malicious Prosecution MFW New Legislation NFA No-Action Relief OCIE Pay-To-Play Policy Limits Recordkeeping Requirements Retaliation Royal Bank of Scotland Shareholder Activism Trademark Litigation Virtual Currency Abuse of Discretion Accounting Fraud Anti-Money Laundering Asset Valuations Attorney Malpractice C-Suite Executives Car Accident Cease and Desist Certiorari CIGNA v Amara Colleges Complex Litigation Confidential Witnesses Confidentiality Consent Decrees Contract Drafting Copyright Infringement Counterfeiting Credit Unions Cyber Attacks Data Breach Debt-Relief Industry Defamation Disability Disparagement Duty to Disclose Equitable Estoppel ETFs Ethics Family Businesses Federal Contractors Federal Rule 12(b)(6) Financial Crimes Forfeiture Franchise Agreements Franchises Fraudulent Conveyance Fund Managers Google Hackers Internet K2 Investment Group Laches Lehman Brothers Licenses Liquidation Mark Cuban Material Nonpublic Information Medicaid Medical Devices Mobile Apps Ontario Securities Act Private Equity Funds Public Employees Public Offerings Purchase Agreement Regulation M Remedies Rescission Retirement Secondary Markets Software State Farm SunTrust Swap Dealers Tender Offers Title Insurance U.S. Treasury Universities Visas Waivers America Invents Act Annual Meeting Auto Insurance Banking Crisis Bodily Injury Borrowers Breach of Warranty Business Formation Business Litigation CalPERS Chevron Deference CMS Consent Order Construction Defects Contract Formation Conversion Dark Pool Default Demand Futility Dilution Divorce eBay EEOC Equitable Tolling Exclusions Financial Institution Liability Financial Regulatory Reform Financial Reporting Fitch Foreign Corporations Foreign Jurisdictions Foreign Nationals Free Speech GSE Hewlett-Packard Imports Independent Counsel Insolvency Internal Controls ISS Liens LinkedIn LLC Agreements Material Disclosures MBIA Insurance Moench Presumption Mortgage Servicers Motion To Strike Municipal Securities Issuers Nasdaq Natural Gas No-Action Letters Non-Practicing Entities Non-Prosecution Agreements Non-Solicitation Agreements Notice Requirements Patent Reform Physicians Plan Administrators Policy Exclusions Prejudgment Interest Premiums Price-Fixing Private Right of Action Privity of Contract Public Schools Publicly-Traded Companies Raj Rajaratnam Real Estate Development Risk Assessment Rule 23 Scams Sentencing Shareholders' Agreements Split of Authority Stark Law Stern v Marshall Stock Purchase Agreement Stress Tests TILA Twitter U.S. Bancorp US Bank UTSA Venture Capital Websites Administrative Hearings Admissibility Advertising Injury Affiliates Affordable Care Act AIFMD AIG American Pipe & Construction Co. v. Utah Anti-Retaliation Provisions Antitrust Provisions Article III ATMs Automotive Loans Bank Secrecy Act Blue Sky Laws Boeing Brand Business Torts CFAA Change in Control Chevron City of Pontiac Claim Construction Closely Held Businesses Collateral Estoppel Commodities Commodity Pool Compensation Committee Compensatory Damages Condominiums Conflict Mineral Rules Corporate Dissolution Criminal Sanctions Cross-Border Transactions Customer Lists Customs Data Theft Default Judgment Defense Strategies Delaware General Corporation Law Department of Financial Services Dischargeable Debts Dismissal With Prejudice EB-5 EBIA v Arkison Email Embezzlement EMIR Employee Stock Purchase Plans Equitable Surcharge European Banking Authority Exceptional Case Executive Benefits Insurance Agency Experian Fair Market Value Fairness Standard False Billing Falsified Documents FCMs FCRA Federal Jurisdiction Financial Adviser Foreign Investment Foreign Judgments Forum Shopping GAAP General Solicitation Governmental Liability Healthcare Fraud Heinz Identity Theft Illegal Tipping Incentives Intentional Torts Investment Fraud Investment Management Janus Capital Group Jury Trial Liability Insurance Life Sciences Martoma Mediation Misallocation of Funds Motion to Compel Municipal Advisers Municipal Bankruptcy Negotiations New Regulations Occurrence Off-Label Promotion Omnicare v Laborers District Council Online Reviews Ontario Securities Commission Preliminary Injunctions Proposed Regulation Public Disclosure Reasonable Reliance Claims Reasonableness Factors Reservation of Rights Restitution Retained Asset Accounts Reversal Rule 11 Rule 506 Offerings Rules of Civil Procedure Secured Lenders SFO Shareholder Votes Sherman Act Social Media Policy Sothebys Standstill Agreements Stock-for-Stock Merger Student Loans Subpoenas Technology Tenants Termination The Copyright Act Third-Party Liability Title IV Too Big to Fail Trade Market Abuse Transparency Treble Damages Trials UK Bribery Act Unfair Claims Settlement Practices Act USPTO Wall Street Warranties Willful Misconduct Work Product Privilege Yelp ADA Amended Complaints American Rule Arbitration Awards Architects Asset-Backed Securities Assignments Assured Guaranty Corp. AT&T Bank Fraud Bank of England Basel Committee Billing Burger King Business Assets Buyback Programs Buyouts CAFA Canon Business Solutions Car Dealerships CBS Celera Certifications CFOs CFPA Chapter 11 CIGNA Cisco Civil Conspiracy Claims Procedures Class Action Arbitration Waivers Class Representatives Clawbacks Clickwrap Agreements Clinical Trials Code of Conduct Collateral Comcast Comcast v. Behrend Communications Decency Act Conflicts of Laws Construction Industry Consumer Bankruptcy Cooperation Initiative Corporations Code Counterclaims Countervailing Duties Credit Default Swaps Credit Reporting Agencies Credit Suisse Criminal Conspiracy Crowdfunding Custodians Customs and Border Protection Data Retention Daubert Hearing Daubert Standards Debt Collectors Deepwater Horizon Detroit Disability Benefits DMCA Document Productions Document Requests Due Process Duty to Settle Economic Downturn EEA EFTA Employer Group Health Plans Employment Policies Errors and Omissions Policy Exchange-Traded Products Exculpatory Clauses Exemptions Exports Fair Notice Fair Use Family Members Fashion Design FCC FMLA FMR LLC Football Foreign Official Fraud and Abuse Freeze-Out Mergers Frozen Assets FSA FSMA FTCA Futures General Partnerships Generic Drugs Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Hostile Takeover Hotels ICAP Independent Contractors Interference Claims Internal Affairs Doctrine Interstate Commerce Investment Banks Investor Protection ITC Joint and Several Liability Legal Ethics Lender-Placed Insurance Limitation Periods Liquidnet Lloyds Banking Group Loan Modifications Lockheed Martin Lying Major Swap Participants Managers Mandatory Victim's Restitution Act Merger Agreements MetLife Misclassification Mismanagement MLB Mobile Devices Mootness Mortgage Loan Servicing Standards MTFs Municipal Securities Market Negligent Supervision NLRA NLRB Non-Enforcement Non-Judicial Settlement Agreements Notice Prejudice Rule Octane Fitness v. ICON Offerings Offshore Funds OIG Operating Agreements Oppression Remedy Opt-Outs Parol Evidence Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Police Prejudice Privacy Policy Private Funds Private Placements Prospectus Proxies Proxy Contests Proxy Voting Guidelines Prudential Prudential Regulation Authority Public Officials Pyramid Schemes Qualified Mortgage Rule Rajat Gupta RBS Regulation D Regulation FD Regulation S-K Relation Back Doctrine Remand Removal Representations and Warranties Restructuring Reverse Mergers Revlon Revlon Standard Revocable Trusts Ripeness Robo-Signing Rule 10(b) Sales SCC Section 17(a) Self-Funded Health Plans Sensitive Business Information Severance Pay Sexual Abuse Sexual Harassment Short-Swing Trading Signatures SIPC Small Business Social Media Account Ownership Spoofing Sports Startups State Securities Claims STOCK Act Stock Trades Subject Matter Jurisdiction Symantec Tax Deductions Telemarketing The Clayton Act Theft of Trade Secrets Clarification Act Third Point Transfers Trucking Industry Trust Assets Trust Preferred Securities Twombly/Iqbal Pleading Standard U.S. Commerce Department UCC Unions USCIS Usury Vacated Vicarious Liability Wal-Mart Waste Ways and Means Committee Wine & Alcohol Wire Fraud Witness Workplace Romances WSLA 16(b) 23andMe Abandonment Accountants Accounting Additional Insured ADEA Adverse Employment Action Affiliated-Business Arrangements Age Discrimination Agents Aggregation Rules AIFM Aleynikov Algorithmic Trading Allergan Inc Alternative Trading Systems American Guarantee & Liability Ins. Co. Anti-Bribery Anti-Harassment Policies Antidumping Duties Antitrust Investigations Asahi Asbestos ASIC AT&T Mobility v Concepcion ATP Tours AU Optronics Corp Auction Aurora B-1 Bad Actors Bank Holding Company Barack Obama Baseball Benefit-of-the-Bargain Berkshire Hathaway Best Management Practices Bids Biotechnology Block Trades Blue Cross Blue Shield Botox Bright-Line Rule British Bankers' Association British Columbia Securities Commission Broadcasting Broker Commissions Bundling Rules Business Development Buy-Out Agreements Capital Markets Captive Insurance Company Caremark claim Carter's Inc. Catholic Church CBCA Change of Ownership Chapter 9 Chapter 93A Charter Schools Chase Bank CIFG Assurance North America Circumstantial Evidence Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Civil Forfeiture Civil Liability Clawback Agreements Commercial Insurance Policies Commodities Exchange Act Community Banks Compensatory Awards Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Condemnation Confidential Communications Construction Contracts Constructive Trusts Consultants