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First Circuit Affirms Dismissal Of Putative Securities Class Action, Finding Public Disclosures Precluded Any Finding Of Intent To...

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

On May 12, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a putative securities class action against biopharmaceutical company Biogen Inc. and three of its officers. In Re: Biogen...more

Shareholder Dismisses Case with Prejudice that Sought to Block Amendment to Intel Stock Plan

As we noted here, a shareholder of Intel sought a preliminary and permanent injunction and any other appropriate relief with respect to a stockholder vote to approve the amendment and restatement of Intel’s 2006 equity...more

Shareholder Seeks to Block Amendment to Intel Stock Plan

A shareholder of Intel Corporation has filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. The shareholder seeks a preliminary and permanent injunction and any other appropriate relief...more

FCPA Compliance Report-Episode 320, John Hanson on the IAICM [Video]

by Thomas Fox on

In this episode I visit with John Hanson (AKA ‘the Fraud Guy’) who is also the founder of the International Association of Independent Corporate Monitors (IAICM). He discusses why he founded the group, the needs it hopes to...more

SEC Charges Biotech Company and Its Officers with Misleading Investors by Failing to Disclose FDA Concerns and Recommendations

by Arnall Golden Gregory LLP on

On March 29, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced charges against a biotech company and three of its officers for securities fraud. The company has agreed to pay $4 million to resolve the charges...more

Merck Resolves Investors’ Class Action Lawsuit Related To Vioxx

by Arnall Golden Gregory LLP on

In 2004, Merck pulled its painkiller, Vioxx, from the market after a study linked the drug to increased risks for heart attack and strokes. On Friday, January 15, 2016, Merck announced that it had agreed to pay $830 million...more

CFOs Agree to Sarb-Ox Clawback

Two former CFOs have agreed to return nearly a half-million dollars in bonuses and stock sale profits they received while their Silicon Valley software company, Saba Software, was committing accounting fraud. While...more

The Delaware Chancery Court Awards Lump-Sum Expectation Damages, Including Interest and Attorneys Fees, in the Amount of...

by K&L Gates LLP on

This Legal Insight updates our Legal Insight dated June 25, 2013, regarding the Delaware Chancery Court case captioned PharmAthene, Inc. v. SIGA Technologies, Inc., Civ. Action No. 2627-VCP, in which K&L Gates LLP serves as...more

SEC Files Settled Insider Trading Case In District Court

by Dorsey & Whitney LLP on

After bringing a series of insider trading cases as administrative proceedings in recent weeks, the Commission returned to its more traditional approach. The agency filed settled insider trading charges against a CEO and...more

SEC Files Settled FCPA Charges Against Two Individuals

by Dorsey & Whitney LLP on

The SEC filed another settled FCPA action. The proceeding named two individuals as Respondents. It centers on using expensive gifts and travel as bribes. In the Matter of Stephen Timms, Adm. Proc. File No. 3-16281 (November...more

SEC Charges Former Pharmaceutical Executive and Close Friend With Insider Trading

by Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP on

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently charged a former pharmaceutical company executive and his longtime friend with insider trading, alleging that the friend generated more than $1 million in illicit profits by...more

Gordon Lightfoot, the Edmund Fitzgerald and the Bio-Rad FCPA Settlement, Part I

by Thomas Fox on

This month there are two dates that are forever tied together in the annuals of maritime tragedies and great songwriters. November 10 is the 39th anniversary of the sinking of the Great Lakes freighter the SS Edmund...more

SEC Files Another Settled Insider Trading Case

by Dorsey & Whitney LLP on

Insider trading continues to be a key priority in the new get tough enforcement era. Last week closed with the filing of an insider trading action centered on the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. This week begins with...more

Securities Litigation Alert: The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: The Next Corporate Scandal?

by Fenwick & West LLP on

As the stock option backdating cases wind down, what will be the next corporate scandal to gain widespread notoriety? It is always difficult to predict what alleged misdeeds will be front page news in the coming years, but...more

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