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SEC Fraud SCOTUS Securities Fraud Enforcement Actions Fiduciary Duty Class Action Insider Trading RMBS Shareholders Breach of Duty Settlement Board of Directors Compliance Shareholder Litigation Fraud-on-the-Market Securities Litigation Enforcement Securities Exchange Act Class Certification Halliburton Securities Act of 1933 Halliburton v Erica P. John Fund Securities Investment Adviser ERISA CFTC Derivative Suit Misrepresentation Dodd-Frank Disclosure Requirements Statute of Limitations Banks Basic v Levinson DOJ Investors Rule 10b-5 Motion to Dismiss Hedge Funds Ponzi Scheme FINRA Mergers Corporate Counsel FIfth Third Bancorp v Dudenhoeffer Whistleblowers EU Mortgage-Backed Securities ESOP Business Judgment Rule Material Misstatements Broker-Dealer Controlling Stockholders Omnicare Omnicare v Laborers District Council Section 11 Stocks JPMorgan Chase Mortgages Directors Popular Appeals Corporate Officers FHFA Rating Agencies Registration Statement Bank of America Canada Citigroup Dismissals Pleading Standards Conflicts of Interest Goldman Sachs Presumption of Reliance Scienter Stock Drop Litigation Disgorgement FDIC Criminal Prosecution Executive Compensation False Statements FCPA Swaps US Bancorp Penalties Pleadings Corporate Governance Chief Compliance Officers Civil Monetary Penalty Deutsche Bank SLUSA UK White Collar Crimes Illegal Tipping Morgan Stanley Professional Liability Aiding and Abetting Amgen Inc. v Connecticut Retirement Plans Investment Funds Standing Misappropriation Sarbanes-Oxley UBS DE Supreme Court Investment Advisers Act of 1940 Libor Mary Jo White Personal Benefit US v Newman Fannie Mae Personal Liability Pharmaceutical Industry Sanctions Bylaws Employee Benefits Freddie Mac High Frequency Trading Jurisdiction Material Nonpublic Information NCUA Bernie Madoff D&O Insurance Disclosure Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Misleading Statements Pensions Proxy Statements Section 10(b) Audits Books & Records Breach of Contract European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) Federal Reserve Registration Statement of Opinion Investigations Loss Causation Minority Shareholders Municipal Bonds Private Equity Say-on-Pay Standard of Review 401k Acquisitions C-Suite Executives Collateralized Debt Obligations Derivatives Duty of Prudence Market Manipulation Neither Admit Nor Deny Settlements Portfolio Managers Duty of Loyalty Fairness Standard Fifth Third Mortgage Company FIRREA Gabelli v SEC Hong Kong Insurance Industry Mutual Funds PSLRA Reporting Requirements Summary Judgment Underwriting Whistleblower Awards Brokers China Countrywide Delaware General Corporation Law Discovery Rule FERC Financial Services Authority Fines Foreign Banks IPO Judge Rakoff Municipalities Negligent Misrepresentation OCC Retirement Plan Barclays Evidence Financial Adviser Going-Private Transactions Oil & Gas Shareholder Rights Trustees Amgen Asset Management Chadbourne & Parke LLP v Troice Demand Futility Exculpatory Clauses Extraterritoriality Rules Fund Managers Publicly-Traded Companies Auditors Bribery Burden of Proof Custody Rule Cybersecurity Damages Due Diligence Financial Statements Forum Selection Merrill Lynch Preferred Shares Repurchases SEC v Citigroup Short Sales Unjust Enrichment Wells Fargo Administrative Hearings Bad Faith Cross-Border Injunctions Investment Company Act of 1940 Litigation Strategies PCAOB Preemption Public Offerings Risk Management S&P Statute of Repose Volcker Rule Whistleblower Protection Policies 10b5-1 Plans CEOs Discovery Duty of Care Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Fee-Shifting Foreign Exchanges Good Faith Independent Boards Materiality No-Action Letters Omissions Secondary Markets Shareholder Activism Trusts Virtual Currency Attorney's Fees Banking Sector Bear Sterns Bitcoin Common Stock Confidential Information Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing Employer Liability Issues European Commission Fees Fraudulent Inducement FTC Internal Controls Internal Investigations Investment Management IRS Moody's Multidistrict Litigation OCIE Policy Violations Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 Rebuttable Presumptions Self-Dealing Swap Dealers Tender Offers Tolling Anti-Money Laundering Attorney Generals Attorney-Client Privilege Claim Preclusion Dark Pool Deferred Prosecution Agreements Dilution DOL Entire Fairness Standard False Claims Act (FCA) FDA Financial Institutions Foreign Corporations Indemnification Insolvency Japan JOBS Act Joint and Several Liability Justifiable Reliance Material Disclosures Negligence NFA No-Action Relief Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) Pay-To-Play Private Equity Funds Putative Class Actions Shareholder Votes Valuation Accounting Fraud Arbitration Asset Valuations Australia Bonds Causation Commercial Bankruptcy Confidential Witnesses Conspiracies Corruption Credit Unions Defense Strategies ETFs FBI Financial Reporting FinCEN Healthcare Independent Director Interlocutory Appeals Jury Verdicts Lawson v FMR Loans MFW Morrison v National Australia Bank Municipal Advisers Municipal Securities Issuers Ontario Securities Act Personal Jurisdiction Petition For Rehearing Real Estate Market Recordkeeping Requirements Regulation M Revlon Standard Risk Assessment Stock Options Strict Liability Subprime Mortgages Tippees U.S. Treasury Venture Capital Admissions of Liability AIFMD Anti-Retaliation Provisions Antitrust Litigation Blue Sky Laws BP Capital Markets Cease and Desist CFPB Commodities Compensation Committee Corporate Sales Transactions Credit Ratings Creditors Data Protection Dole Food Duty to Disclose EMIR Energy Ethics European Banking Authority Federal Rule 12(b)(6) Fitch GAAP General Solicitation HSBC Investment Fraud Janus Capital Group Lehman Brothers Mark Cuban Merger Agreements Moench Presumption Money Laundering Mortgage Loan Originators NYSE Offerings Prejudgment Interest Reasonableness Factors Receivership Retaliation Royal Bank of Scotland Rule 10(b) SAC Capital Safe Harbors Social Media Stress Tests Trade Market Abuse Affirmative Defenses American Pipe & Construction Co. v. Utah Annual Meeting Bank Fraud Biotechnology Breach of Warranty Buyouts Cease and Desist Orders Certiorari Chevron Deference City of Pontiac Clawbacks Collateral Estoppel Commodity Pool Complex Litigation Consent Decrees Contract Interpretation Corporate Liability Credit Suisse Cross-Border Transactions Disclosure-Based Settlements EB-5 Employee Stock Purchase Plans Equitable Tolling Exchange-Traded Products Expert Witness Facebook Family Businesses FCMs Financial Crimes Foreign Investment Forfeiture Forum Shopping Fraudulent Transfers FSMA Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Hewlett-Packard International Litigation Investment Banks ISS Life Sciences Limitation Periods Major Swap Participants Martoma Misallocation of Funds MSRB Municipal Securities Market Nasdaq Nvidia Patents Prescription Drugs Price-Fixing Proposed Regulation Prospectus Prudential Public Disclosure Public Officials Raj Rajaratnam Reasonable Reliance Claims REIT Rescission Retirement Rule 11 Rule 23 Rule 506 Offerings Security-Based Swaps Shareholder Demands Sothebys Statement of Facts Stock Purchase Agreement Stock-for-Stock Merger Strategic Enforcement Plan Subpoenas Subsidiaries Supreme Court of Canada Target Company Too Big to Fail Visas AIG ALJ Allstate Alternative Trading Systems Amended Complaints Anti-Dumping Duty Apple Appraisal Arbitration Agreements Asset-Backed Securities Assured Guaranty Corp. Bank of England Bank of New York (BNY) Mellon Bank Secrecy Act Basel Committee Benefit Plan Sponsors Burger King Business Litigation Buy-Out Agreements CFOs Charles Schwab Citibank Clinical Trials CMBS Code of Conduct Collateralized Loan Obligations Comcast Comcast v. 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Injunctions Pharmacies Policy Exclusions Pre-Merger Filing Requirements Price Manipulation Private Funds Private Placements Proposed Legislation Proxy Voting Guidelines Prudential Regulation Authority Public Employees Public Policy Pyramid Schemes Qualified Mortgage Rule Rajat Gupta Ratification RBS Real Estate Investments Regulation FD Regulation S-K Remedies Restricted Stocks Reversal Reverse Mergers Revlon Rule 23(b)(3) Sales SEC v Payton Section 220 Request Securities Act Sellers Sentencing SFO Shareholders' Agreements Short-Swing Trading SIPA Split of Authority Standstill Agreements State Securities Claims Stock Trades Stockholders' Meetings Structured Financial Products SunTrust Symantec The Clayton Act Third Point Transparency Trust Preferred Securities Twombly/Iqbal Pleading Standard Unions US Bank USCIS Vacated Waivers Wal-Mart Wall Street Waste Ways and Means Committee Wire Fraud Witness Young Lawyers 16(b) Abuse of Discretion Accountants Accounting Accounting Controls Acquisition Agreements Actual or Constructive Knowledge Advertising Affiliates AIFM Algorithmic Trading Allergan Inc Amended Regulation Amgen v Harris Anti-Corruption Appraisal Rights Articles of Incorporation ASIC Asset Freeze ATMs ATP Tours AU Optronics Corp Auction Bad Actors Balance Sheets Bank Holding Company Banking Crisis Best Interest Contract Exemptions BlackRock Block Trades Boeing Botox British Bankers' Association British Columbia Securities Commission Bundling Rules Burden-Shifting Business Development Business Development Companies Business Torts CAFA CalPERS Capital Requirements Caremark claim Cause of Action Accrual CCO Celera Cell Phones Change in Control Change of Ownership Charter Schools Circumstantial Evidence Civil Conspiracy Class Representatives Closely Held Businesses CMS Commercial Leases Commerzbank Contract Disputes Contractors Cooperation Initiative COOs Corporate Charters Corporate Fraud Corporate Misconduct Corporate Veil Corporations Code Countervailing Duties CPO CTA Customs Debt Debt Restructuring Debtors Deepwater Horizon Defined Benefit Plans Demurrers Derivatives Clearing Organizations Detroit Disqualification Distribution Rules Document Productions Document Requests DOE Due Care Duke Energy Economic Development Economic Downturn Edge Act Electronic Trading Email EMMA Eric Holder Estoppel European Central Bank Excessive Fees Exclusive Jurisdiction Exemptions Expert Testimony Exports Fair Market Value FATF Federal Contractors Federal Jurisdiction Fee Disclosure FFIEC Fifth Amendment Financial Crisis Finders FMR LLC Foreign Jurisdictions Foreign Official Form 10-K Form 8-K FTCA Gaming Germany Gramm-Leach-Blilely Act Green Cards Guilty Pleas Hedging Herballife Honest Belief Defense Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (HKSFC) Hostile Takeover HUD ICAP Incentives IndyMac Initial Public Offerings Insurance Litigation Intent Interest Rates Internal Affairs Doctrine International Finance International Harmonization Investment Advisory Agreements Investor Protection IOSCO Issue Preclusion ITC Joint Venture Jury Trial Kraft Lawson Legal History Leverage Ratio Life Insurance LLC London Whale Long-Term Investment Funds Mail Fraud Managers Manufacturers Martin Act Material Misrepresentation Medicaid Medical Devices Memorandum of Understanding MiFID II Mining Mismanagement MLM Industry Mobile Apps Multi-Employer Pensions Municipal Bankruptcy Natural Gas NERA New Legislation Non-Judicial Settlement Agreements Non-Public Information Nonbank Firms OCR Offshore Funds Online Marketplace Lending Opt-Outs OTC Oversight Committee Patent Litigation Plainly Material Standard Plastic Solar Cells PLSRA Poison Pill Predominance Requirement Preliminary Injunctions Privacy Policy Private Right of Action Proposed Amendments Proprietary Trading Protected Activity Proxies Proxy Contests Proxy Materials Proxy Season Proxy Solicitations Public Schools Puerto Rico Pump and Dump Purchase Agreement Quid Pro Quo Ranieri Partners Real Estate Development Regulation D Relation Back Doctrine Release Agreements Remand Removal Representations and Warranties Restitution Restrictive Covenants Restructuring Retailers RICO Russia Sale of Assets Scams Schedule 13D Section 10 of the Exchange Act Section 10(b)-5 Section 12 Section 162(m) Section 17(a) Section 25401 Section 304 SEFs Serious Fraud Office Settlements Siemens SIFMA SIPC Solar Energy Solicitor General Special Committees Spoofing Startups State of Incorporation STOCK Act Stock Deals Stop Order Subcontractors Subject Matter Jurisdiction Supervision Take-Private Transactions Tax Evasion Tenants Trading Plans Transfers Trulia Twitter UCITS Unfair Dealing Unfair or Deceptive Trade Practices Venue Warranties Warrantless Searches Wash Trades Withdrawal Liability WTO Zero Tolerance Policies Zillow Zynga AbbVie Ability-to-Repay Abuse of Process Accounting Standards Accredited Investors Activision Activist Hedge Funds Actual Injuries Administrative Procedure Act Administrative Proceedings Admissions Advancement Adverse Employment Action 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 Express American Rule Analytics Annual Reports Annuities Anti-Kickback Statute Anti-Monopoly Antitrust Conspiracies Antitrust Investigations Antitrust Provisions AOL Appointments Clause Arbitrage Article III Asset Diversification Asset Protection Assignments AT&T AT&T Mobility v Concepcion Attorney Malpractice Australian Securities and Investments Commission Auto Manufacturers Automotive Industry Avon Bailout Banging the Close Bank Holding Company Act Bank of Russia Bar Associations Barack Obama Beats Electronics Ben Bernanke Benchmark Pricing Benchmarks Beneficial Owner Best Management Practices Bids Big-Boy Letters Billing Biofuel Biopharmaceutical BIS BitLicense Board of Trustees Bond Financing Bonuses Broken Windows Broker Commissions BSA/AML Building Permits Business Assets Business Court Business Disputes Business Formation Business Valuations But For Causation Buyback Programs Buyers C&DIs Cablevision CAFC Calculation of Damages Canadian Securities Administration Capital Estimation Tool Capital Raising Carried Interest Cartels Carve Out Provisions Case Consolidation CEA Certificates of Incorporation Certifications Chapter 11 Cherry Picking CIFG Assurance North America CIGNA CII Cisco Citizens United Civil Forfeiture Civil Penalty Fund Clearing Agencies Closing Documents Cloud Computing Collateral Collusion Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructure (CPMI) Commodity Futures Contracts Community Banks Companies Law Competition Competition Authorities Competitive Bidding Complaint Procedures Complex Corporate Transactions Condemnation Confidential Documents Conflicts of Laws Congressional Investigations & Hearings Consent Consideration Constructive Trusts