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SEC Fraud SCOTUS Securities Fraud Insider Trading Class Action Enforcement Actions RMBS Fiduciary Duty Compliance Settlement Shareholders Enforcement Fraud-on-the-Market Halliburton Securities Litigation Class Certification Shareholder Litigation Securities Exchange Act Halliburton v Erica P. John Fund Securities Act of 1933 Board of Directors Securities CFTC Breach of Duty Investment Adviser Dodd-Frank ERISA Misrepresentation Disclosure Requirements Basic v Levinson Banks Statute of Limitations Hedge Funds Rule 10b-5 DOJ Derivative Suit Investors Ponzi Scheme Whistleblowers FINRA Mortgage-Backed Securities ESOP FIfth Third Bancorp v Dudenhoeffer EU JPMorgan Chase Mortgages Omnicare Motion to Dismiss Stocks Material Misstatements Broker-Dealer Omnicare v Laborers District Council Section 11 Bank of America Corporate Counsel FHFA Citigroup Directors Presumption of Reliance Mergers Registration Statement Goldman Sachs Popular FCPA Rating Agencies White Collar Crimes Business Judgment Rule FDIC Issuers Scienter Swaps Canada Disgorgement Penalties Stock Drop Litigation Sarbanes-Oxley US Bancorp Controlling Stockholders Amgen Inc. v Connecticut Retirement Plans Civil Monetary Penalty Executive Compensation Morgan Stanley Professional Liability Deutsche Bank False Statements SLUSA Corporate Governance Criminal Prosecution Mary Jo White UBS Appeals Chief Compliance Officers Dismissals Libor Pleadings Fannie Mae Illegal Tipping NCUA UK Corporate Officers Disclosure Freddie Mac High Frequency Trading Investment Advisers Act of 1940 Jurisdiction Pleading Standards Audits Bernie Madoff Conflicts of Interest Investigations Misappropriation Portfolio Managers Registration D&O Insurance Employee Benefits Gabelli v SEC Investment Funds Material Nonpublic Information Municipal Bonds Neither Admit Nor Deny Settlements Say-on-Pay Section 10(b) Standing Bylaws Collateralized Debt Obligations Federal Reserve Fifth Third Mortgage Company Misleading Statements Sanctions Brokers China Discovery Rule ESMA FIRREA Loss Causation Minority Shareholders Proxy Statements PSLRA Statement of Opinion FERC Financial Services Authority Foreign Banks Insurers Judge Rakoff Liability Municipalities Pensions Underwriting US v Newman Whistleblower Awards Breach of Contract Countrywide Duty of Prudence Fines IPO Mutual Funds Personal Liability Private Equity SEC v Citigroup Trustees 401k Aiding and Abetting Chadbourne & Parke LLP v Troice Evidence Extraterritoriality Rules Hong Kong Market Manipulation OCC Oil & Gas Personal Benefit Reporting Requirements Summary Judgment Barclays FCA Investment Company Act of 1940 Negligent Misrepresentation Pharmaceutical Short Sales Acquisitions Asset Management Auditors Books & Records Bribery Cross-Border Custody Rule Financial Statements PCAOB Preemption Preferred Shares Public Offerings Repurchases Risk Management S&P SAC Capital Shareholder Rights Unjust Enrichment Volcker Rule Whistleblower Protection Policies Administrative Hearings Amgen C-Suite Executives Cybersecurity Deferred Prosecution Agreements Derivatives Foreign Exchanges Fund Managers Going-Private Transactions Injunctions Litigation Strategies Materiality Merrill Lynch Retirement Plan Statute of Repose Wells Fargo 10b5-1 Plans Admissions of Liability Bear Sterns Bitcoins Common Stock Due Diligence Employer Liability Issues Fees Fraudulent Inducement Good Faith Internal Controls JOBS Act Moody's Omissions Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 Standard of Review Tolling Trusts Accounting Fraud Attorney-Client Privilege CEOs Delaware General Corporation Law Discovery False Claims Act Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Fee-Shifting Statutes FTC Internal Investigations IRS Japan Lawson v FMR Material Disclosures Multidistrict Litigation NFA No-Action Letters No-Action Relief Officers Pay-To-Play Policy Violations Rebuttable Presumptions Shareholder Activism Valuation Virtual Currency Attorney's Fees Australia Bonds Causation Claim Preclusion Confidential Witnesses Consent Decrees Corruption Credit Unions Dark Pool Demand Futility ETFs European Commission FBI Fiduciary Liability FinCEN Forum Selection Clause Healthcare Indemnification Investment Management Jury Verdicts Justifiable Reliance Mark Cuban MFW 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Bank of Scotland Safe Harbors Self-Dealing Sentencing Social Media Strategic Enforcement Plan Stress Tests Strict Liability Trade Market Abuse U.S. Bancorp U.S. Treasury AIFMD American Pipe & Construction Co. v. Utah Annual Meeting Bank Fraud Blue Sky Laws Burden of Proof Certiorari CFPB City of Pontiac Commodity Pool Complex Litigation Conflict Mineral Rules Contract Interpretation Cross-Border Transactions Data Breach Duty of Care Duty of Loyalty Duty to Disclose EB-5 EMIR Employee Stock Purchase Plans Equitable Tolling Ethics European Banking Authority Fairness Standard Falsified Documents Family Businesses FCMs FDA Federal Rule 12(b)(6) Financial Crimes Forfeiture Fraudulent Transfers Hiring & Firing HSBC Investment Fraud Janus Capital Group Life Sciences Martoma Merger Agreements Misallocation of Funds Money Laundering Offerings Ontario Securities Act Ontario Securities Commission Patents Personal Jurisdiction Price-Fixing Proposed Regulation Public Disclosure Public Officials Reasonable Reliance Claims Receivership Recordkeeping Requirements Regulation S-K Retirement Rule 11 Rule 506 Offerings Secondary Markets Sothebys Statement of Facts Stock Purchase Agreement Subpoenas Too Big to Fail Visas Advertising Affirmative Defenses AIG Allstate Alternative Trading Systems Antidumping Duties Apple Appraisal Arbitration Agreements Asset-Backed Securities Assured Guaranty Corp. Bad Faith Bank of England Banking Crisis Basel Committee Biotechnology Breach of Warranty Burger King Buy-Out Agreements Buyouts Capital Markets CFOs Clawbacks Clinical Trials Code of Conduct Collateral Estoppel Comcast Comcast v. Behrend Compensation Committee Cooperation Initiative Credit Suisse Criminal Sanctions Crowdfunding Cyber Attacks Defense Strategies Dell DOL Email Enforcement Statistics Exchange-Traded Products Expert Witness Facebook False Advertising Family Members Federal Sentencing Guidelines FHA Financial Adviser Financial Regulatory Reform FMR LLC Foreign Jurisdictions Foreign Nationals Forum Frivolous Lawsuits FSMA Futures Google Government Investigations Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Heinz Housing Market Imports Income Taxes Independent Boards Insolvency Investment Banks Investor Protection Joint and Several Liability Limitation Periods Liquidation Liquidnet Lying Major Swap Participants Mandatory Victim's Restitution Act MBIA Insurance Medicare MOFCOM Money Market Funds Motion to Compel MSRB MTFs Municipal Securities Market Negligent Supervision New Regulations Non-Enforcement Pharmacies Prescription Drugs Private Funds Private Placements Proposed Legislation Prospectus Proxy Voting Guidelines Prudential Prudential Regulation Authority Public Employees Public Policy Qualified Mortgage Rule Rajat Gupta RBS Regulation FD Rescission Reverse Mergers Rule 10(b) Rule 23 Sales Section 17(a) Security-Based Swaps SFO Short-Swing Trading SIPA Split of Authority Spoofing Standstill Agreements Stock Trades Stock-for-Stock Merger Stockholders' Meetings SunTrust Symantec Third Point Transparency Trust Preferred Securities Twombly/Iqbal Pleading Standard US Bank USCIS Waivers Wal-Mart Wall Street Ways and Means Committee Witness 16(b) Abuse of Discretion Accountants Accounting Accounting Controls Affiliates AIFM Algorithmic Trading Allergan Inc Amended Complaints Anti-Corruption ASIC ATMs ATP Tours AU Optronics Corp Bad Actors Bank Secrecy Act Benefit Plan Sponsors Block Trades Boeing Bonuses Botox British Bankers' Association British Columbia Securities Commission Bundling Rules Business Development Business Development Companies Business Litigation Business Torts CalPERS Carter's Inc. Celera Cell Phones Change in Control Change of Ownership Charter Schools Circumstantial Evidence Civil Conspiracy Class Representatives CMS Collateralized Loan Obligations Commodities Exchange Act Confidentiality Contract Drafting Contractors Corporate Crimes Corporate Sales Transactions Corporate Veil Corporations Code Countervailing Duties CPO Credit Default Swaps Creditors Criminal Conspiracy CTA Customs Damages DE Supreme Court Debt Debtors Deepwater Horizon Demurrers Detroit Disqualification Document Productions Document Requests Earn-Outs Economic Development Economic Downturn Edge Act Electronic Trading EMMA En Banc Review Eric Holder European Central Bank Exclusive Jurisdiction Exemptions Expert Testimony Exports Fair Market Value FATCA FATF FCC Federal Jurisdiction Federal Prosecutors Fee Disclosure FFIEC Fidcuciary Liability Final Rules Financial Institution Liability Financial Instruments and Exchange Act of Japan Finders Foreign Investment Foreign Official Form 10-K Form 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Requirements Preliminary Injunctions Privacy Policy Private Right of Action Proprietary Trading Protected Activity Proxies Proxy Contests Proxy Materials Proxy Season Proxy Solicitations Public Schools Pump and Dump Purchase Agreement Pyramid Schemes Ranieri Partners Real Estate Development Real Estate Investments Regulation D REIT Relation Back Doctrine Remand Removal Representations and Warranties Restrictive Covenants Revlon RICO Russia Sale of Assets Scams Section 10 of the Exchange Act Section 12 Section 162(m) Section 2462 Section 25401 Section 304 SEFs Shareholder Votes Shareholders' Agreements Siemens SIFMA SIPC Solar Energy Startups State and Local Government State Securities Claims STOCK Act Structured Financial Products Subcontractors Subject Matter Jurisdiction Subsidiaries Supervision Target Company Tax Evasion Technology The Clayton Act Title IV Trading Plans Transfers Twitter UCITS Unions Vacated Visionary Warranties Warrantless Searches Wash Trades Waste WTO Zero 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Collection Debt Restructuring Debt Securities Debtor-Creditor Declaratory Judgments Deductions Default Default Judgment Defendant Class Deficiency Notices Defined Benefit Plans Delegation Clauses Department of Transportation Derivative Complaint Derivatives Clearing Organizations Destruction of Evidence Direct Access Partners Disciplinary Proceedings Discounts Discrimination Discussion Draft Dismissal With Prejudice Disparate Impact Dispute Resolution Dissident Directors Dissident Shareholders Distribution Rules Distributors Divestiture Divorce DOE Dollar Tree DOMA Domestic Bribery Don't Ask - Don't Waive Drug Manufacturers DSIO Duke Energy Dukes v Wal-Mart Duty to Defend Duty to Investigate DZ Bank E*Trade E-Filing