Business Torts

SEC Fiduciary Duty Fraud Breach of Duty Class Action SCOTUS Enforcement Actions Securities Fraud Appeals ERISA Insider Trading Settlement Board of Directors Breach of Contract RMBS Bad Faith Shareholders Shareholder Litigation Corporate Counsel False Claims Act (FCA) Insurance Industry Misrepresentation Trade Secrets Compliance Unfair or Deceptive Trade Practices Popular Statute of Limitations Misappropriation Securities Litigation Motion to Dismiss Dismissals Investment Adviser Class Certification Enforcement Derivative Suit DOJ Mergers Dodd-Frank Securities Exchange Act Fraud-on-the-Market Tortious Interference Banks Arbitration UK Canada False Advertising Retirement Plan EU Whistleblowers Securities Act of 1933 Securities 401k CFPB Jurisdiction Disclosure Requirements Mortgages Patents Halliburton Summary Judgment Attorney's Fees Unfair Competition Conflicts of Interest FTC Halliburton v Erica P. John Fund Business Judgment Rule Civil Monetary Penalty Pleading Standards CFTC Corporate Officers Damages Investors Standing Directors Disgorgement Patent Infringement Insurance Litigation Benefit Plan Sponsors Employee Benefits Personal Liability FINRA Non-Compete Agreements Rule 10b-5 Broker-Dealer Hedge Funds Oil & Gas Controlling Stockholders Pharmaceutical Industry Confidential Information Material Misstatements Bank of America Patent Litigation Pleadings Ponzi Scheme Trademarks Medicare Scienter Basic v Levinson Penalties Acquisitions ESOP FIfth Third Bancorp v Dudenhoeffer Qui Tam Employer Liability Issues Federal Contractors Negligence Commercial Bankruptcy Criminal Prosecution JPMorgan Chase Materiality False Statements Section 11 Stocks UDAAP Contract Disputes Duty of Loyalty Investment Funds Corporate Governance Omnicare Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing Discovery Preemption Professional Liability Standard of Review Limited Liability Company (LLC) Aiding and Abetting Hiring & Firing Omnicare v Laborers District Council Negligent Misrepresentation Stock Drop Litigation Trustees Attorney-Client Privilege DE Supreme Court Executive Compensation Good Faith D&O Insurance DOL Evidence Sanctions Contract Terms Cybersecurity Reversal Universal Health Services Inc v United States ex rel Escobar FCPA Health Care Providers Rating Agencies Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Forum Selection Misleading Statements Tibble v Edison Int Citigroup Construction Industry Excessive Fees FDIC Mutual Funds Putative Class Actions Registration Statement Unjust Enrichment False Implied Certification Theory Mortgage-Backed Securities Punitive Damages Banking Sector Deutsche Bank Duty to Defend Advertising Duty of Care FDA FHFA Relators White Collar Crimes Young Lawyers Copyright Goldman Sachs Australia Burden of Proof Delaware General Corporation Law Illegal Tipping Kickbacks Sarbanes-Oxley SLUSA Swaps Arbitration Awards Duty of Prudence Former Employee Healthcare Lanham Act Lenders Medicaid Presumption of Reliance Business Court Division Employment Contract Jury Verdicts Morgan Stanley Pensions Physicians Property Damage US Bancorp Arbitration Agreements Disclosure Freddie Mac Life Insurance Personal Benefit Restrictive Covenants Trademark Infringement Chief Compliance Officers China Copyright Infringement Hospitals Indemnification Market Manipulation Material Misrepresentation Publicly-Traded Companies UBS Business Litigation Creditors Data Breach Derivatives Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Fees Financial Institutions Investment Advisers Act of 1940 Litigation Strategies Manufacturers US v Newman Attorney Generals Bylaws Due Diligence Fannie Mae Insolvency Investigations Medical Devices Minority Shareholders Preliminary Injunctions Private Equity Proxy Statements Audits Books & Records Debt Collection FERC Fines Foreclosure Injunctions IRS Loans Reinsurance Section 10(b) Consent Order Energy Sector Extraterritoriality Rules Failure To Disclose Healthcare Fraud Infringement Material Nonpublic Information Municipalities Amgen Inc. v Connecticut Retirement Plans Anti-Kickback Statute Bribery Commercial General Liability Policies Conditions of Payment Defense Strategies Financial Adviser International Arbitration Investment Management Prescription Drugs Data Protection Demand Futility Fraudulent Inducement Hong Kong Implied Certification Municipal Bonds Personal Jurisdiction Private Right of Action Shareholder Rights Brokers C-Suite Executives Collateralized Debt Obligations Confidentiality Agreements FDCPA FTC Act High Frequency Trading Insureds Mary Jo White Motion to Compel Property Insurance Social Media Treble Damages Uniform Trade Secrets Acts Antitrust Litigation CMS Commercial Court Competition Construction Contracts Defamation Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) Denial of Benefits European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) Federal Reserve Loss Causation PSLRA Remand Risk Management Safe Harbors Say-on-Pay Section 75-1.1 Statement of Opinion Appraisal Contractors Debtors False Billing Financial Services Authority FIRREA Foreign Banks Injunctive Relief OCC Policy Exclusions Sellers Settlement Agreements Stark Law Trusts Cease and Desist Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) Contract Drafting Countrywide Economic Loss Doctrine Exculpatory Clauses Fraudulent Transfers FRCP 9(b) Fund Managers Health Insurance NCUA Non-Disclosure Agreement Omissions Remedies Repurchases RESPA Software Third-Party Underwriting Wells Fargo Whistleblower Awards Amgen Asset Management Business Disputes Federal Pleading Requirements Food Manufacturers Going-Private Transactions Investment Company Act of 1940 Libor License Agreements Marketing OIG Portfolio Managers Registration Reporting Requirements RICO Self-Dealing Split of Authority Statute of Repose Auditors Bernie Madoff CLRA Conversion Data Security Federal Arbitration Act Federal Rule 12(b)(6) Fee-Shifting First Amendment Food Labeling Intellectual Property Litigation Neither Admit Nor Deny Settlements Non-Solicitation Agreements Price-Fixing Proposed Legislation Real Estate Market Rule 23 Section 5 Shareholder Votes Websites Anti-SLAPP Automotive Industry Barclays Breach of Warranty Buyers Car Accident Contract Interpretation Corruption Counterclaims European Commission Excess Policies Facebook Joint Venture Merger Agreements Rescission Retailers Rules of Civil Procedure Subsidiaries Supreme Court of Canada Trademark Litigation Trump Administration Uninsured and Under-Insured Motorists Whistleblower Protection Policies Auto Insurance Beneficiaries Best Interest Contract Exemptions Bonds CEOs Chapter 11 Common Stock Compensatory Damages Corporate Misconduct Corporate Veil Credit Cards Discovery Rule Fifth Third Mortgage Company Gabelli v SEC Internal Controls International Litigation IRA Judge Rakoff Liability Insurance Limited Partnerships Merrill Lynch Mineral Leases Payday Loans Unlicensed Medical Providers Abuse of Discretion Article III Commercial Insurance Policies Corporate Executives Cross-Border Cyber Attacks Disability Benefits Disclosure-Based Settlements Due Process Equitable Relief Fiduciary Rule Fraudulent Conveyance Generic Drugs Interest Rates Internal Investigations IPO Justifiable Reliance Malicious Prosecution Multidistrict Litigation Operating Agreements Partnerships Plan Administrators Preferred Shares Public Policy Purchase Agreement Rebuttable Presumptions Retaliation Sherman Act State Farm Theft ALJ Anti-Corruption Colleges Dilution Disparagement Duty to Disclose Economic Espionage Act Entire Fairness Standard FCRA Financial Statements Franchises Hackers HHS Homeowner's Insurance Imports Intentional Torts ITC Joint and Several Liability Morrison v National Australia Bank OCIE Overpayment Policy Limits Public Disclosure Reimbursements Representations and Warranties Restitution Royalties Subcontractors Tender Offers TX Supreme Court Willful Misconduct Abuse of Process Administrative Proceedings Affirmative Defenses Anti-Money Laundering Apple Bear Sterns CA Supreme Court Calculation of Damages Causation Chadbourne & Parke LLP v Troice Chapter 7 Choice-of-Law Denial of Insurance Coverage Estoppel Expert Witness Fair Market Value Fairness Standard Forum Shopping Fraud and Abuse Frivolous Lawsuits Government Investigations HUD Intellectual Property Protection Internet Japan Jury Trial Kokesh v SEC Money Laundering Mortgage Lenders New Legislation Notice Requirements Patent Trolls Pharmaceutical Patents Private Equity Funds Public Offerings Real Estate Development S&P Secondary Markets Short Sales Tolling Waivers Administrative Hearings Affordable Care Act Allstate Antitrust Provisions Antitrust Violations Attorney Malpractice Certiorari Civil Conspiracy Conspiracies Consumer Financial Products Consumer Protection Act Contract Negotiations Corporate Liability Custody Rule Deferred Prosecution Agreements Dismissal With Prejudice Email False-Certification of Conformance FBI Financial Reporting Franchise Agreements Fraudulent Concealment Free Speech General Contractors Income Taxes Judicial Review Liquidation Mandatory Arbitration Clauses Mediation Moody's Municipal Securities Issuers No-Action Letters Off-Label Promotion Online Reviews PCAOB Policy Violations Receivership Recordkeeping Requirements SEC v Citigroup Securities Violations Subject Matter Jurisdiction Unfair Competition Law (UCL) Universities Valuation Virtual Currency Yates Memorandum 10b5-1 Plans Anti-Retaliation Provisions Assignments Bitcoin Commercial Arbitration Construction Defects Consumer Fraud Corporate Integrity Agreement Counterfeiting Customer Lists Debt Collectors Debt-Relief Industry Declaratory Relief Dispute Resolution Distributors Duty to Monitor EEOC Expert Testimony Financial Services Industry First-to-File Forfeiture Forum Franchisee FSMA HSBC Independent Boards Independent Contractors Insurance Fraud Interference Claims Interlocutory Appeals Investment Companies Investment Fraud IP License Irreparable Harm JOBS Act LinkedIn Loan Modifications Mobile Apps Mortgage Loan Originators Mortgage Servicers Retirement Plan Providers Risk Assessment Risk Mitigation Royal Bank of Scotland Russia Scams Section 337 Section 36(b) Singapore Strategic Enforcement Plan Strict Liability Student Loans The Copyright Act Third-Party Liability Title Insurance Unfair Insurance Practices Act Unfair Trade Practices Act UTSA Venue Webinars Willful Infringement Actual Injuries Actual or Constructive Knowledge Administrative Authority Anti-Competitive Arbitrators Buyouts CAFA Capital Markets Cease and Desist Orders Claim Construction Claim Preclusion Class Action Arbitration Waivers Closely Held Businesses Collateral Estoppel Commercial Leases Complex Litigation Contract Formation Corporate Dissolution Defined Benefit Plans Dell Disability Discrimination Equitable Estoppel Equitable Surcharge Equitable Tolling ETFs Ethics Exemptions Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 FinCEN Foreign Exchanges Foreign Investment Franchisors GAAP Google Gross Negligence ICC ICSID Licenses Likelihood of Confusion Limitation Periods Litigation Fees & Costs Martoma Material Disclosures Motion To Strike Nasdaq Patient Referrals Pay-To-Play Petition for Writ of Certiorari PLSRA Predominance Requirement Prejudgment Interest Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 Prospectus Public Comment Reaffirmation Reasonable Reliance Claims Retirement Rule 11 Startups State and Local Government Stock Purchase Agreement Subprime Mortgages Swap Dealers Technology Sector Tippees Trade Dress Truth in Lending Act (TILA) U.S. Treasury UNCITRAL USPTO Vacated Venture Capital Volcker Rule Wine & Alcohol Wire Fraud Wrongful Termination Accounting Fraud Ambiguous Amended Regulation America Invents Act American Rule Anti-Dumping Duty Appraisal Rights Asset Freeze Asset Valuations Bank of New York (BNY) Mellon Bankruptcy Code Bodily Injury BP Business Court Business Formation CFPA Citibank Civil Liability Clawbacks Commercial Contracts Competitive Bidding Construction Project Copyright Litigation Credit Default Swaps Cross-Border Transactions Dark Pool Declaratory Judgments Employee Stock Purchase Plans Estate Planning European Court of Justice (ECJ) Family Businesses Fashion Industry Federal Jurisdiction Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Final Judgment Final Rules Financial Crimes Foreign Corporations Foreign Judgments Forum Non Conveniens France General Partnerships Heinz Home Depot In Pari Delicto Incentive Compensation Initial Public Offerings Intent Internal Affairs Doctrine IP Litigation Lehman Brothers Life Sciences Lost Profits Member State Mental Health MFW Mootness Municipal Advisers NC Supreme Court NFA No-Action Relief NY Supreme Court Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) Pension Funds Pharmacies Premiums Privacy Policy Product Defects Public Schools Puffery Reformation Removal Revenue Sharing Revlon Standard Sales & Distribution Agreements Section 220 Request Securities Act Shareholder Activism Shareholders' Agreements Small Business Software Developers State Law Claims Stock Options Subpoenas TPAs Transparency Twitter UAE Unions Vendors Visas 403(b) Plans Acquisition Agreements Affiliates Amended Complaints Antitrust Investigations Architects Automotive Loans Bank Secrecy Act Bankruptcy Court Borrowers Captive Insurance Company Cartels Commodities Common Law Torts Compensation Committee Confidential Communications Confidential Witnesses Construction Litigation Constructive Trusts Corporate Taxes Countervailing Duties Credit Ratings Credit Suisse Credit Unions Cyber Insurance Data Collection Debt Restructuring Default Default Judgment Defined Contribution Plans Disclaimers Dole Food Domain Names EB-5 Electricity Equitable Subrogation European Banking Authority Exclusions Exclusive Jurisdiction Failure To State A Claim Fair Housing Act (FHA) Fashion Design Financial Markets Foreign Jurisdictions Gartenberg Factors Guilty Pleas Hospice Hotels Hurricane Sandy Immunity Indemnification Clauses Independent Director Induced Infringement Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Investor Protection Judgment As A Matter Of Law Jury Instructions LabMD Lawson v FMR Leveraged Buyout Liens Limelight v Akamai Market Abuse Medicare Advantage Membership Interest Military Service Members Misleading Impressions Mismanagement Monopolization MSRB Music Industry Natural Gas Negotiations New Guidance Non-Judicial Settlement Agreements NYSE Ontario Securities Act Parent Corporation Partnership Agreements Patent Reform Petition For Rehearing Price Manipulation Professional Negligence Public Employees Public Officials Reasonableness Factors Regulation M Regulation S-K Release Agreements Rule 10(b) Rule 23(b)(3) Sale of Assets Sealed Records Settlement Negotiations Settlement Offer Shareholder Approval Special Relationship Spoliation Supplemental Disclosures Telemarketing Telemarketing Sales Rule Terms of Use Tort Reform Trade Market Abuse Trademark Registration Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Tribunals Trulia Twombly/Iqbal Pleading Standard UK Bribery Act UK Supreme Court Unauthorized Access Usury Warranties Yelp Accountants Acquisition Finance Admissions of Liability Advertising Injury Aetna AIFMD AIG Akamai Technologies Amended Legislation American Pipe & Construction Co. v. Utah Ascertainable Class Asset Seizure Auction Bank Fraud Blue Sky Laws Buy-Out Agreements CalPERS Caremark claim Cause of Action Accrual CFOs Charles Schwab Chevron Chevron Deference CIGNA CIGNA v Amara Collateral Commodities Exchange Act Consent Decrees Continuing Legal Education Corporate Sales Transactions Corporations Code Costco Criminal Penalties Criminal Sanctions Cumis Counsel Customs and Border Protection Debt Debt Buyers Debtor-Creditor Deceptively Misdescriptive Delays Department of Financial Services Detrimental Reliance Direct Infringement Dischargeable Debts Discovery Disputes Divorce EBA Educational Institutions EEA EFTA Embezzlement EMIR Employment Policies En Banc Review Energy Market Enforcement Statistics EPA Equity Compensation Exceptional Case Fashion Branding FCC Federal Power Act Federal v State Law Application Financial Regulatory Reform Fine Art Fitch Flood Insurance Florida Foreign Nationals Freeze-Out Mergers GEICO General Solicitation Germany Governmental Employees Tort Immunity Act Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Healthcare Facilities Independent Counsel Insurance Claims Integration Clauses Inter Partes Review (IPR) Proceeding Internet Retailers