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Law Firm Data Breaches Demonstrate the Expanding Scope of Cyber Attacks

In a case of “cyber meets securities fraud,” the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York (“SDNY”) recently indicted three foreign nationals on charges of insider trading, wire fraud, and computer…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Law Practice Products & Services, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology, Securities Law

2016 Year In Review: Securities Litigation And Regulation

2016 was an active year in securities litigation. In the first half of 2016 alone, plaintiffs filed 119 new federal class action securities cases. It was also a busy year for SEC enforcement proceedings, with a record 868…more
| Constitutional Law, Consumer Protection, Finance & Banking, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities Law

2016 Year In Review: Corporate Governance Litigation And Regulation

2016 saw many notable developments in corporate governance litigation and related regulatory developments. In this article, we discuss significant judicial and regulatory developments in the following areas: Mergers and…more
| Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Mergers & Acquisitions, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

The Tenth Circuit Rules SEC Administrative Judges Are Unconstitutional, Setting Up Potential Supreme Court Review

The constitutionality of the SEC’s in-house administrative proceedings is in doubt following the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals’ ruling in Bandimere v. SEC. In Bandimere, a three-judge panel held, by a 2-1 decision, that SEC…more
| Administrative Law, Commercial Law & Contracts, Constitutional Law, Securities Law

New York State Revises “First-In-Nation” Cybersecurity Rules

The New York Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) recently issued a revised version of the cybersecurity rules that it first announced in the fall of last year. The rules apply to a wide range of insurance, banking, and…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Privacy, Insurance, Science, Computers, & Technology

The Supreme Court May Review Whether Regulatory Enforcement Actions Seeking Disgorgement are Subject to a Five-Year Statute of Limitations

Federal regulatory agencies, such as the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”), and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”), have the authority to impose…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts, Energy & Utilities, Securities Law

The Trump Administration: Potential Levers of Regulatory Change Affecting the Commodities Markets

Much has happened since the election of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States and the return of both houses of Congress to Republican control. The Trump transition team has repeatedly declared its intention…more
| Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

Process Is Paramount: The Delaware Court of Chancery Gives “100% Weight” to Merger Price in Determining Company’s Fair Value in Appraisal Proceeding

On December 16, 2016, the Delaware Court of Chancery issued a post-trial opinion in an appraisal proceeding arising from the acquisition of Lender Processing Services, Inc. (“LPS” or the “Company”) by Fidelity National…more
| Business Organizations, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities Law

The Supreme Court’s Broad Interpretation of the Bank Fraud Statute May Provide a Potent Tool in Combatting Cybercrime

The Supreme Court in Shaw v. United States recently held that the federal bank fraud statute does not require that defendants cause, or intend to cause, an actual financial loss to the financial institutions they seek to…more
| Civil Procedure, Finance & Banking, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

The Trump Administration: Change By Executive Action and Inaction

The election of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States, along with Republican control of the majority of both the House of Representatives and the Senate, will likely result in significant changes in U.S…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Elections & Politics, Energy & Utilities, Finance & Banking

ECON Agrees Compromise Amendments to STS/Risk Retention

The European Parliament’s Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (“ECON”) has today agreed compromise amendments (the “Compromise Amendments”) to the proposed EU regulation intended to lay down common rules on securitisation…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

DOJ and FTC Advocate Broader Approach to FERC’s Market Power Evaluation under Sections 203 and 205 of the Federal Power Act

On November 28, 2016, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) (together, the “Agencies”) submitted comments on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (the “Commission” or “FERC”) September…more
| Energy & Utilities

The Supreme Court Restores Implied Benefit Theory in Insider Trading Prosecutions of Downstream Tippees

Friends and relatives of corporate insiders who knowingly receive and trade on inside information now confront greater exposure for federal securities laws violations. On December 6, 2016, the Supreme Court held in United…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

United Airlines Settles with SEC for Side-Stepping Its Own Anti-Corruption Controls: Management Override for a Ride Over to South Carolina

In a settlement highlighting the need for public companies to implement – and adhere to – effective internal controls, United Airlines “United” recently paid a $2.4 million civil penalty to the Securities and Exchange Commission…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Securities Law, Transportation

The Trump Administration: The Future of Health Care

The election of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States, along with the Republican control of the majority of both the House of Representatives and the Senate, will likely set in motion a major overhaul of the…more
| Elections & Politics, Health, Labor & Employment Law
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