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SEC Fraud SCOTUS Securities Fraud Insider Trading Enforcement Actions Class Action Fiduciary Duty RMBS Shareholders Compliance Settlement Fraud-on-the-Market Enforcement Shareholder Litigation Board of Directors Breach of Duty Securities Exchange Act Securities Litigation Halliburton Class Certification Securities Act of 1933 Securities Halliburton v Erica P. John Fund Investment Adviser CFTC Dodd-Frank Misrepresentation ERISA Derivative Suit Disclosure Requirements Banks Basic v Levinson Statute of Limitations Rule 10b-5 DOJ Hedge Funds Investors Ponzi Scheme FINRA Motion to Dismiss Whistleblowers EU Material Misstatements Mortgage-Backed Securities ESOP FIfth Third Bancorp v Dudenhoeffer Omnicare Omnicare v Laborers District Council Section 11 Stocks Mortgages JPMorgan Chase Broker-Dealer Directors Mergers Corporate Counsel Bank of America Business Judgment Rule Popular Citigroup FHFA Registration Statement Controlling Stockholders Presumption of Reliance Appeals Canada Goldman Sachs Rating Agencies Dismissals FDIC Issuers FCPA Swaps Disgorgement Executive Compensation Scienter Stock Drop Litigation Criminal Prosecution Penalties Illegal Tipping Pleadings US Bancorp Civil Monetary Penalty Deutsche Bank False Statements Professional Liability Sarbanes-Oxley White Collar Crimes Amgen Inc. v Connecticut Retirement Plans Chief Compliance Officers Corporate Governance Investment Funds Morgan Stanley SLUSA UBS UK Conflicts of Interest Misappropriation Pleading Standards Investment Advisers Act of 1940 Libor Fannie Mae Mary Jo White Material Nonpublic Information Standing US v Newman Corporate Officers Freddie Mac High Frequency Trading NCUA Personal Benefit Bernie Madoff Disclosure Jurisdiction Sanctions Audits Investigations Portfolio Managers Registration Section 10(b) D&O Insurance Employee Benefits Federal Reserve Municipal Bonds Neither Admit Nor Deny Settlements Pensions Say-on-Pay Bylaws Collateralized Debt Obligations ESMA Fifth Third Mortgage Company Gabelli v SEC Liability Loss Causation Misleading Statements Statement of Opinion Books & Records Breach of Contract Brokers China Derivatives Fairness Standard FIRREA Judge Rakoff Market Manipulation Minority Shareholders Mutual Funds Personal Liability Proxy Statements PSLRA C-Suite Executives Countrywide Discovery Rule FERC Financial Services Authority Foreign Banks Hong Kong Insurers IPO Municipalities Private Equity Reporting Requirements Underwriting Whistleblower Awards Aiding and Abetting Asset Management Barclays Duty of Prudence Evidence Trustees 401k Chadbourne & Parke LLP v Troice DE Supreme Court Extraterritoriality Rules FCA Fiduciary Liability Fines Going-Private Transactions Negligent Misrepresentation OCC Oil & Gas Pharmaceutical Pharmaceutical Manufacturers SEC v Citigroup Summary Judgment Administrative Hearings Auditors Bribery Custody Rule Financial Statements Fund Managers Merrill Lynch Preferred Shares Shareholder Rights Short Sales Standard of Review Unjust Enrichment Acquisitions Cross-Border Delaware General Corporation Law Exculpatory Clauses Investment Company Act of 1940 PCAOB Preemption Public Offerings Repurchases Risk Management S&P Volcker Rule Whistleblower Protection Policies Amgen Cybersecurity Due Diligence Foreign Exchanges Independent Boards Injunctions Litigation Strategies Materiality Omissions Retirement Plan Statute of Repose Virtual Currency Wells Fargo 10b5-1 Plans Admissions of Liability Bad Faith Bear Sterns Bitcoins Burden of Proof CEOs Common Stock Deferred Prosecution Agreements Demand Futility Discovery Duty of Loyalty Employer Liability Issues Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Fees Fraudulent Inducement Good Faith Internal Controls Internal Investigations JOBS Act Moody's No-Action Letters Policy Violations Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 Publicly-Traded Companies Swap Dealers Tolling Trusts Accounting Fraud Attorney's Fees Banking Sector Claim Preclusion Confidential Information Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing Dark Pool European Commission False Claims Act Fee-Shifting Statutes Financial Conduct Authority Forum Selection Clause Insolvency Interlocutory Appeals Investment Management IRS Japan Justifiable Reliance Lawson v FMR Material Disclosures Multidistrict Litigation NFA No-Action Relief OCIE Officers Pay-To-Play Petition For Rehearing Putative Class Actions Rebuttable Presumptions SAC Capital Secondary Markets Shareholder Activism Tender Offers Valuation Anti-Money Laundering Arbitration Attorney-Client Privilege Australia Bonds Causation Confidential Witnesses Conspiracies Corruption Credit Unions ETFs FBI Financial Adviser FinCEN Foreign Corporations FTC Healthcare Indemnification Jury Verdicts MFW Morrison v National Australia Bank Municipal Securities Issuers Negligence NYSE Private Equity Funds Real Estate Market Recordkeeping Requirements Regulation M Self-Dealing Stock Options Strict Liability Subprime Mortgages U.S. Treasury Venture Capital Anti-Retaliation Provisions Antitrust Litigation Asset Valuations Attorney Generals Blue Sky Laws BP Cease and Desist CFPB Chevron Deference Commercial Bankruptcy Commodities Compensation Committee Consent Decrees Credit Ratings Creditors Damages Data Protection Dilution Energy Ethics European Banking Authority Financial Reporting Fitch GAAP General Solicitation 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Utah Annual Meeting Bank Fraud Cease and Desist Orders Certiorari City of Pontiac Clawbacks Collateral Estoppel Commodity Pool Complex Litigation Conflict Mineral Rules Contract Interpretation Cross-Border Transactions Defense Strategies Duty of Care Duty to Disclose EB-5 eBay EMIR Employee Stock Purchase Plans Equitable Tolling Exchange-Traded Products Falsified Documents Family Businesses FCMs FDA Federal Rule 12(b)(6) Financial Crimes Forfeiture Fraudulent Transfers FSMA Hewlett-Packard HSBC Kickbacks Life Sciences Major Swap Participants Martoma Merger Agreements Misallocation of Funds Municipal Securities Market Non-Prosecution Agreements Ontario Securities Act Patents Personal Jurisdiction Price-Fixing Proposed Regulation Prudential Public Disclosure Public Officials Raj Rajaratnam Reasonable Reliance Claims Regulation S-K Retirement Rule 10(b) Rule 11 Rule 23 Rule 506 Offerings Security-Based Swaps Shareholder Votes Sothebys Statement of Facts Stock Purchase Agreement Subpoenas Subsidiaries Tippees Too Big to Fail Visas AIG ALJ Allstate Alternative Trading Systems Antidumping Duties Apple Appraisal Arbitration Agreements Asset-Backed Securities Assured Guaranty Corp. Bank of England Bank Secrecy Act Basel Committee Biotechnology Breach of Warranty Burger King Buy-Out Agreements Buyouts Capital Markets CFOs Clinical Trials Code of Conduct Comcast Comcast v. Behrend Cooperation Initiative Credit Default Swaps Credit Suisse Criminal Sanctions Crowdfunding Cyber Attacks Data Breach Dell DOL DuPont Earn-Outs Enforcement Statistics Equity Compensation Expert Witness Facebook Family Members FATCA Federal Sentencing Guidelines FHA Fidcuciary Liability Financial Institution Liability Financial Institutions Financial Regulatory Reform FMR LLC Foreign Nationals Forum Fraudulent Concealment Frivolous Lawsuits Futures Government Investigations Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Heinz Hiring & Firing Housing Market Imports Incentive Compensation Income Taxes Inspection Rights Investment Banks Investor Protection Joint and Several Liability Lenders Limitation Periods Liquidation Liquidnet Lying Mandatory Victim's Restitution Act Market Participants MBIA Insurance Medicare MOFCOM Money Market Funds Monsanto Motion to Compel MSRB MTFs Negligent Supervision New Regulations Non-Enforcement Pension Funds Pharmacies Prescription Drugs Private Funds Private Placements 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Electronic Trading Email EMMA En Banc Review Eric Holder European Central Bank Exclusive Jurisdiction Exemptions Expert Testimony Exports Fair Market Value False Advertising FATF Federal Contractors Federal Jurisdiction Fee Disclosure FFIEC Fifth Amendment Final Rules Finders Foreign Investment Foreign Jurisdictions Foreign Official Form 10-K Form 8-K Form SD Forum Shopping Freeze-Out Mergers FTCA Gaming Gramm-Leach-Blilely Act Green Cards Guilty Pleas Hedging Herballife Hostile Takeover HUD ICAP Incentives Insurance Litigation Intent Interest Rates Internal Affairs Doctrine International Finance International Harmonization Investment Advisory Agreements Investment Companies IOSCO Issue Preclusion ITC Joint Venture Jury Trial Lawson Legal History Leverage Ratio Leveraged Buyout Life Insurance LLC London Whale Long-Term Investment Funds Mail Fraud Managers Manufacturers Martin Act Medicaid Medical Devices Memorandum of Understanding MiFID II Mining Mismanagement Mobile Apps Mootness 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Section 17(a) Section 220 Request Section 25401 Section 304 SEFs Serious Fraud Office Shareholder Demands Siemens SIFMA SIPC Solar Energy Solicitor General Startups State and Local Government STOCK Act Stop Order Student Loans Subcontractors Subject Matter Jurisdiction Supervision Tax Evasion The Clayton Act Trading Plans Transfers Twitter UCITS Unfair or Deceptive Trade Practices Vacated Warranties Warrantless Searches Wash Trades WTO Zero Tolerance Policies AbbVie Ability-to-Repay Abuse of Process Accredited Investors Acquisition Agreements Activist Hedge Funds Actual Injuries Administrative Procedure Act Admissions Adverse Employment Action Advisory Contracts Advisory Opinions Africa Aftermarket Purchases Aggregation Rules Alberta Securities Commission Algorithms Alibaba All-Party Consent Alternative Investment Funds Ambiguous Amended Regulation American Express American Rule Anti-Kickback Statute Anti-Monopoly Antitrust Conspiracies Antitrust Investigations Antitrust Provisions AOL 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