Securities Business Torts

SEC Fraud SCOTUS Securities Fraud Enforcement Actions Insider Trading Class Action Fiduciary Duty RMBS Shareholders Compliance Breach of Duty Settlement Board of Directors Fraud-on-the-Market Shareholder Litigation Enforcement Securities Litigation Securities Exchange Act Class Certification Halliburton Securities Act of 1933 Securities Halliburton v Erica P. John Fund Investment Adviser CFTC Derivative Suit Misrepresentation Dodd-Frank ERISA Disclosure Requirements Banks Basic v Levinson Statute of Limitations DOJ Rule 10b-5 Hedge Funds Investors Motion to Dismiss Ponzi Scheme FINRA Whistleblowers Mergers EU FIfth Third Bancorp v Dudenhoeffer Business Judgment Rule Mortgage-Backed Securities ESOP Material Misstatements Omnicare v Laborers District Council Section 11 Corporate Counsel Omnicare Stocks Controlling Stockholders JPMorgan Chase Mortgages Directors Broker-Dealer Appeals Bank of America Popular Registration Statement Citigroup FHFA Rating Agencies Canada Dismissals Presumption of Reliance Corporate Officers Goldman Sachs Scienter FDIC Stock Drop Litigation Conflicts of Interest Criminal Prosecution Disgorgement Executive Compensation FCPA Swaps Penalties Corporate Governance False Statements Pleading Standards Pleadings Deutsche Bank Illegal Tipping UK US Bancorp White Collar Crimes Chief Compliance Officers Civil Monetary Penalty Professional Liability Sarbanes-Oxley Amgen Inc. v Connecticut Retirement Plans Investment Funds Morgan Stanley SLUSA Standing UBS Investment Advisers Act of 1940 Misappropriation US v Newman Aiding and Abetting Libor Personal Benefit Fannie Mae Mary Jo White Material Nonpublic Information Bylaws DE Supreme Court Disclosure Employee Benefits Freddie Mac High Frequency Trading NCUA Pharmaceutical Industry Sanctions Bernie Madoff Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Jurisdiction Personal Liability Audits D&O Insurance Federal Reserve Investigations Pensions Registration Section 10(b) Breach of Contract ESMA Municipal Bonds Neither Admit Nor Deny Settlements Portfolio Managers Proxy Statements Say-on-Pay Standard of Review C-Suite Executives Collateralized Debt Obligations Fifth Third Mortgage Company Gabelli v SEC Loss Causation Market Manipulation Minority Shareholders Misleading Statements Private Equity Statement of Opinion Books & Records Brokers China Derivatives Duty of Prudence Fairness Standard FIRREA Insurance Industry Judge Rakoff Mutual Funds PSLRA Reporting Requirements Whistleblower Awards Acquisitions Countrywide Delaware General Corporation Law Discovery Rule Duty of Loyalty FERC Financial Services Authority Foreign Banks Hong Kong IPO Municipalities Negligent Misrepresentation Summary Judgment Underwriting 401k Barclays Evidence Going-Private Transactions OCC Shareholder Rights Trustees Amgen Asset Management Chadbourne & Parke LLP v Troice Exculpatory Clauses Extraterritoriality Rules Financial Adviser Fines Fund Managers Merrill Lynch Oil & Gas SEC v Citigroup Administrative Hearings Auditors Bribery Custody Rule Cybersecurity Financial Statements Preferred Shares Publicly-Traded Companies Repurchases Risk Management Short Sales Unjust Enrichment Whistleblower Protection Policies Bad Faith Cross-Border Damages Demand Futility Due Diligence Forum Selection Injunctions Investment Company Act of 1940 PCAOB Preemption Public Offerings Retirement Plan S&P Statute of Repose Volcker Rule Wells Fargo 10b5-1 Plans CEOs Fee-Shifting Foreign Exchanges Good Faith Independent Boards Litigation Strategies Materiality Omissions Shareholder Activism Trusts Virtual Currency Admissions of Liability Attorney's Fees Banking Sector Bear Sterns Bitcoin Burden of Proof Common Stock Confidential Information Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing Deferred Prosecution Agreements Discovery Duty of Care Employer Liability Issues European Commission Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Fees Fraudulent Inducement Internal Controls Internal Investigations JOBS Act Moody's Multidistrict Litigation No-Action Letters OCIE Policy Violations Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 Rebuttable Presumptions Secondary Markets Self-Dealing Swap Dealers Tender Offers Tolling Accounting Fraud Anti-Money Laundering Claim Preclusion Dark Pool Dilution Entire Fairness Standard False Claims Act (FCA) Financial Institutions FTC Indemnification Insolvency Interlocutory Appeals Investment Management IRS Japan Justifiable Reliance Lawson v FMR Material Disclosures Negligence NFA No-Action Relief Pay-To-Play Petition For Rehearing Putative Class Actions Shareholder Votes Valuation Arbitration Asset Valuations Attorney Generals Attorney-Client Privilege Australia Bonds Causation Commercial Bankruptcy Confidential Witnesses Conspiracies Corruption Credit Unions ETFs FBI FinCEN Foreign Corporations Healthcare Independent Director Jury Verdicts Loans MFW Morrison v National Australia Bank Municipal Securities Issuers NYSE Private Equity Funds Real Estate Market Recordkeeping Requirements Regulation M Revlon Standard Risk Assessment Stock Options Strict Liability Subprime Mortgages U.S. Treasury Venture Capital AIFMD Anti-Retaliation Provisions Antitrust Litigation Blue Sky Laws BP Capital Markets Cease and Desist CFPB Chevron Deference Clawbacks Commodities Compensation Committee Consent Decrees Corporate Sales Transactions Credit Ratings Creditors Data Protection Dole Food Duty to Disclose Energy Ethics European Banking Authority Financial Reporting Fitch GAAP General Solicitation HSBC Investment Fraud ISS Janus Capital Group Joint and Several Liability Lehman Brothers Mark Cuban Moench Presumption Money Laundering Mortgage Loan Originators Municipal Advisers Nasdaq Nvidia Offerings Ontario Securities Act Ontario Securities Commission Personal Jurisdiction Prejudgment Interest Reasonableness Factors Receivership Retaliation Royal Bank of Scotland SAC Capital Safe Harbors Social Media Stress Tests Tippees Trade Market Abuse U.S. Bancorp Affirmative Defenses American Pipe & Construction Co. v. Utah Annual Meeting Bank Fraud Breach of Warranty Cease and Desist Orders Certiorari City of Pontiac Collateral Estoppel Commodity Pool Complex Litigation Conflict Mineral Rules Contract Interpretation Corporate Liability Credit Suisse Cross-Border Transactions Defense Strategies EB-5 eBay EMIR Employee Stock Purchase Plans Equitable Tolling Exchange-Traded Products Facebook Family Businesses FCMs FDA Federal Rule 12(b)(6) Financial Crimes Forfeiture Forum Shopping Fraudulent Transfers FSMA Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Hewlett-Packard Kickbacks Life Sciences Limitation Periods Major Swap Participants Martoma Merger Agreements Misallocation of Funds Municipal Securities Market Non-Prosecution Agreements Patents Price-Fixing Proposed Regulation Prudential Public Disclosure Public Officials Raj Rajaratnam Reasonable Reliance Claims Regulation S-K REIT Rescission Retirement Rule 10(b) Rule 11 Rule 23 Rule 506 Offerings Security-Based Swaps 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 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 Biotechnology Burger King Buy-Out Agreements Buyouts CFOs Citibank Clinical Trials Code of Conduct Collateralized Loan Obligations Comcast Comcast v. Behrend Commodities Exchange Act Contract Drafting Cooperation Initiative Credit Default Swaps Criminal Sanctions Crowdfunding Cyber Attacks Data Breach Dell DOL DuPont Earn-Outs EBA Enforcement Statistics Equity Compensation Expert Witness Fair Housing Act (FHA) False Advertising Falsified Documents Family Members FATCA Federal Sentencing Guidelines Fidcuciary Liability Final Rules Financial Regulatory Reform FMR LLC Foreign Nationals Forum Fraudulent Concealment Freeze-Out Mergers Frivolous Lawsuits Futures Heinz Hiring & Firing Housing Market Imports Incentive Compensation Income Taxes Inspection Rights Investment Banks Lenders Leveraged Buyout 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 NY Supreme Court Oppression Remedy Pension Funds Pharmacies Policy Exclusions Pre-Merger Filing Requirements Prescription Drugs Price Manipulation Private Funds Private Placements Proposed Legislation Prospectus Proxy Voting Guidelines Prudential Regulation Authority Public Employees Public Policy Qualified Mortgage Rule Rajat Gupta Ratification RBS Real Estate Investments Regulation FD Restricted Stocks Reversal Reverse Mergers Revlon Rule 23(b)(3) Sales SEC v Payton Securities Act Sellers Sentencing SFO Shareholders' Agreements Short-Swing Trading SIPA Split of Authority Spoofing 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 16(b) Abuse of Discretion Accountants Accounting Accounting Controls Acquisition Agreements Actual or Constructive Knowledge Advertising Affiliates AIFM Algorithmic Trading Allergan Inc Amended Complaints Anti-Corruption Appraisal Rights Article III Articles of Incorporation ASIC Asset Freeze ATMs ATP Tours AU Optronics Corp Auction Bad Actors Balance Sheets Bank Holding Company Banking Crisis Benefit Plan Sponsors BlackRock Block Trades Boeing Bonuses Botox British Bankers' Association British Columbia Securities Commission Bundling Rules Burden-Shifting Business Development Business Development Companies Business Litigation Business Torts CAFA CalPERS Capital Requirements Caremark claim Cause of Action Accrual CCO Celera Cell Phones Change in Control Change of Ownership Charles Schwab Charter Schools Circumstantial Evidence Civil Conspiracy Class Representatives Closely Held Businesses CMBS CMS Commercial Leases Commerzbank Contract Disputes Contractors COOs Corporate Charters Corporate Fraud Corporate Misconduct Corporate Veil Corporations Code Countervailing Duties CPO CTA Customs Debt Debt Restructuring Debtors Deepwater Horizon Demurrers Derivatives Clearing Organizations Detroit Disclosure-Based Settlements Disqualification Distribution Rules Document Productions Document Requests DOE Due Care Duke Energy Economic Development Economic Downturn Edge Act Electronic Trading Email EMMA En Banc Review Eric Holder Estoppel European Central Bank Exclusive Jurisdiction Exemptions Expert Testimony Exports Fair Market Value FATF Federal Contractors Federal Jurisdiction Fee Disclosure FFIEC Fifth Amendment Financial Crisis Finders Foreign Investment Foreign Jurisdictions Foreign Official Form 10-K Form 8-K Form SD FTCA Gaming Germany Government Investigations Gramm-Leach-Blilely Act Green Cards Guilty Pleas Hedging Herballife Honest Belief Defense Hostile Takeover HUD ICAP Incentives IndyMac Insurance Litigation Intent Interest Rates Internal Affairs Doctrine International Finance International Harmonization International Litigation Investment Advisory Agreements Investment Companies 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 Medicaid Medical Devices Memorandum of Understanding MiFID II Mining Mismanagement Mobile Apps Mootness Municipal Bankruptcy Natural Gas NERA New Legislation Non-Compete Agreements Non-Judicial Settlement Agreements Non-Public Information Non-Solicitation Agreements Nonbank Firms Offshore Funds Opt-Outs OSC OTC Oversight Committee Patent Infringement Patent Litigation Permanent Injunctions 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 Pyramid Schemes Quid Pro Quo Ranieri Partners Real Estate Development Regulation D Relation Back Doctrine Release Agreements Remand Remedies 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 220 Request Section 25401 Section 304 SEFs Serious Fraud Office Settlements Shareholder Demands Siemens SIFMA SIPC Solar Energy Solicitor General Special Committees Startups State and Local Government State of Incorporation STOCK Act Stop Order Subcontractors Subject Matter Jurisdiction Supervision Take-Private Transactions Tax Evasion Tenants Trading Plans Transfers Twitter UCITS Unfair Dealing Unfair or Deceptive Trade Practices Venue Warranties Warrantless Searches Wash Trades WTO Zero Tolerance Policies 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 Agency Deference Aggregation Rules Alberta Securities Commission Algorithms Alibaba All-Party Consent Alternative Investment Funds Ambiguous Amended Regulation American Express American Rule Analytics Annuities Anti-Kickback Statute Anti-Monopoly Antitrust Conspiracies Antitrust Investigations Antitrust Provisions AOL Appointments Clause Arbitrage Asset Diversification Asset Protection Assignments AT&T AT&T Mobility v Concepcion Attorney Malpractice Australian Securities and Investments Commission Auto Manufacturers Automotive Industry Avon 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 Broken Windows Broker Commissions BSA/AML Building Permits Business Assets Business Court Business Formation Business Valuations But For Causation Buyback Programs Buyers C&DIs Cablevision CAFC Calculation of Damages Canadian Securities Administration Capital Estimation Tool Carried Interest Cartels 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 Claims Limitations Period 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 Conditional Gifts Confidential Documents Conflicts of Laws Congressional Investigations & Hearings Consent Consideration Constructive Trusts Consultation Consumer Lenders Continuity of Enterprises Contract Terms Control Person Controlled Foreign Corporations Core Operations Doctrine Corporate Crimes Corporate Executives Corporate Gifts Corporate Investigations Corporate Issuers Corporate Management Corporate Records Corporate Securities Act