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The New Insider Trading Landscape: United States v. Newman and Its Impact on Pending Insider Trading Prosecutions

by Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC on

... 10, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacated the convictions of two hedge fund portfolio managers for trading on material non-public or “inside,” information that came to the managers third- and fourth-hand, through an attenuated chain of “tippees” originating with corporate insiders that the... more

New Cyber Agency to Combat Cyber Threats

by McGuireWoods LLP on

...IC is timely in the face of increasing sophistication and diversification in cyber attacks.  In 2014, more than 780 data breaches were publicly reported in the U.S. alone, up 38% from 2013.  Barely 3 months into 2015, four major data br... more

Regulators Respond to Recent Crude by Rail Incidents: Ten Considerations Before Shipping Crude by Rail to Mitigate Exposure

by Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP on

... derailments in West Virginia and Canada bring more scrutiny to the already heavily scrutinized shipment of crude by rail given the real-time media coverage of the incidents. Last Friday, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regarding the safety of the CPC-1232 tank cars involved in the West... more

Blog: Study Shows Benefit Of Forum Selection Bylaws

by Cooley LLP on

... [Sidebar:  One telling data point reported in the study is that, of the 78 settlements reached in 2014 for which data were available, almost 80% involved only additional disclosures; only six involved payments to shareholders and seven involv... more