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John Fund Derivative Suit CFTC Misrepresentation Dodd-Frank Disclosure Requirements Mergers Corporate Counsel Statute of Limitations Motion to Dismiss Banks Basic v Levinson Rule 10b-5 FINRA Investors Business Judgment Rule EU Hedge Funds Ponzi Scheme Controlling Stockholders DOJ FIfth Third Bancorp v Dudenhoeffer Broker-Dealer ESOP Material Misstatements Stocks Omnicare Omnicare v Laborers District Council Whistleblowers Appeals Section 11 Conflicts of Interest JPMorgan Chase Directors Dismissals Pleading Standards Popular Corporate Officers Mortgage-Backed Securities Rating Agencies Scienter Registration Statement Canada Mortgages Bank of America Stock Drop Litigation Citigroup Disgorgement Executive Compensation Goldman Sachs Presumption of Reliance False Statements Criminal Prosecution Pleadings FCPA FDIC FHFA Swaps US Bancorp Aiding and Abetting Civil Monetary Penalty Penalties UK Corporate Governance Investment Funds SLUSA Chief Compliance Officers Deutsche Bank Illegal Tipping Investment Advisers Act of 1940 Professional Liability Acquisitions Morgan Stanley Personal Liability White Collar Crimes Amgen Inc. v Connecticut Retirement Plans Employee Benefits Retirement Plan Sarbanes-Oxley Standing D&O Insurance DE Supreme Court Misappropriation Personal Benefit Proxy Statements Sanctions UBS US v Newman Mutual Funds Pharmaceutical Industry Standard of Review Delaware General Corporation Law Libor Mary Jo White Material Nonpublic Information Misleading Statements Section 10(b) 401k Books & Records Bylaws European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) Federal Reserve Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) High Frequency Trading Jurisdiction Market Manipulation Municipal Bonds Audits Breach of Contract Disclosure Duty of Loyalty Minority Shareholders Private Equity Statement of Opinion Bernie Madoff Duty of Prudence Fannie Mae Insurance Industry Loss Causation Financial Adviser Freddie Mac Municipalities Pensions Registration Say-on-Pay Trustees C-Suite Executives Derivatives Neither Admit Nor Deny Settlements Portfolio Managers PSLRA Publicly-Traded Companies Shareholder Rights Summary Judgment Brokers Burden of Proof Collateralized Debt Obligations Countrywide Demand Futility DOL Fairness Standard Fifth Third Mortgage Company Going-Private Transactions Hong Kong Investigations NCUA Reporting Requirements Whistleblower Awards Due Diligence Extraterritoriality Rules FERC Financial Services Authority Fines Foreign Banks Fund Managers Gabelli v SEC Investment Company Act of 1940 IPO Judge Rakoff Negligent Misrepresentation OCC Oil & Gas Amgen Barclays Cybersecurity Discovery Rule Evidence Exculpatory Clauses Omissions Underwriting Asset Management Attorney's Fees Auditors Bad Faith China Damages Entire Fairness Standard FIRREA Investment Management Risk Management Shareholder Votes Bribery CEOs Chadbourne & Parke LLP v Troice Discovery Excessive Fees Financial Statements Forum Selection Injunctions Merrill Lynch Preferred Shares Repurchases Short 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Section 25401 Section 304 SEFs Self-Interest Serious Fraud Office Settlement Offer Settlements Shareholder Approval Siemens SIFMA SIPC Solar Energy Solicitor General State Law Claims State of Incorporation STOCK Act Stock Deals Stop Order Strike Suits Subcontractors Supervision Take-Private Transactions Tax Evasion Tenants TPAs Trading Plans Transaction-Based Compensation Transfers Twitter UCITS Unfair Dealing Vendors Warranties Warrantless Searches Wash Trades Withdrawal Liability WTO Zero Tolerance Policies Zillow Zynga AbbVie Ability-to-Repay Abuse of Process Accounting Accounting Standards Accredited Investors Activision Activist Hedge Funds Actual Damages Actual Injuries Add-ons Administrative Procedure Act Admissions Advancement Adverse Interest Exception Advisory Contracts Advisory Opinions Africa Aftermarket Purchases Ageas Agency Deference Aggregation Rules Alberta Securities Commission Algorithms Alibaba All-Party Consent Alternative Investment Funds Ambiguous American 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