Fraud is the making of false representations or engaging in deceptive behavior in order to unlawfully secure financial or personal gain.
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In this issue:
- Voluntary Withdrawal of Appeal in Delaware Exclusive Forum Bylaw Case
- SEC Chair Speaks on Public Company Disclosure
- Identity of Heinz Traders Uncovered in $4.8 Million Insider Trading...more
The test for granting leave to appeal in Companies Creditors’ Arrangement Act proceedings is well-settled:
..Whether the point on the proposed appeal is of significance to the practice;
..Whether the point is of...more
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit recently ruled on an issue lying at the intersection of fraud conspiracies and the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines: the government’s separate burden of proof against each co-defendant...more
Recently, the Arizona Court of Appeals determined that under the 2010 Arizona Revised Uniform Arbitration Act, A.R.S. §12-3001, et seq. (the AZ-RUAA), a contractual agreement to arbitrate extends to: (i) arbitration of claims...more
On January 14, the California Supreme Court issued its opinion in Riverisland Cold Storage v. Fresno-Madera Production Credit Assn., which takes away a lender defense to borrower fraud claims and will therefore have a...more
ABA Capital Markets Corp. v. Provincial De Reaseguros C.A., No. 3D12-130, 2012 WL 5416441 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. Nov. 7, 2012).
In this appeal of a lower court’s non-final order denying defendant’s motion to dismiss a...more
On December 4, 2012, the Arizona Court of Appeals issued a decision in Sullivan v. Pulte Home Corporation that will have significant implications in the construction industry. The case revolved around a home built by Pulte in...more
It's hard, when things go wrong, not to seek a mulligan. And we all get off on the wrong foot sometimes.
When a case is in front of a federal judge for sentencing, though, a mulligan is only very rarely...more