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) Misrepresentation Unfair or Deceptive Trade Practices Insurance Industry Trade Secrets Popular Compliance Securities Litigation Statute of Limitations Motion to Dismiss Misappropriation Dismissals Investment Adviser Class Certification Derivative Suit Enforcement Mergers DOJ Securities Exchange Act Dodd-Frank Arbitration Banks Fraud-on-the-Market Tortious Interference Canada False Advertising UK Retirement Plan Securities Act of 1933 EU Jurisdiction Whistleblowers Securities 401k CFPB Mortgages Disclosure Requirements Summary Judgment Attorney's Fees Conflicts of Interest Halliburton Patents Unfair Competition Business Judgment Rule FTC Pleading Standards Civil Monetary Penalty Halliburton v Erica P. John Fund Corporate Officers CFTC Investors Standing Damages Disgorgement Directors Insurance Litigation Patent Infringement Benefit Plan Sponsors Employee Benefits Non-Compete Agreements FINRA Personal Liability Rule 10b-5 Controlling Stockholders Broker-Dealer Hedge Funds Material Misstatements Oil & Gas Pharmaceutical Industry Scienter Trademarks Confidential Information Ponzi Scheme Bank of America Medicare Pleadings Acquisitions Materiality Patent Litigation Penalties Qui Tam Basic v Levinson ESOP FIfth Third Bancorp v Dudenhoeffer Commercial Bankruptcy Criminal Prosecution Employer Liability Issues False Statements Federal Contractors Negligence Standard of Review Contract Disputes Investment Funds JPMorgan Chase Stocks UDAAP Duty of Loyalty Section 11 Corporate Governance Discovery Preemption Aiding and Abetting Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing Omnicare DE Supreme Court Limited Liability Company (LLC) Professional Liability Contract Terms DOL Executive Compensation Hiring & Firing Omnicare v Laborers District Council Reversal Trustees Universal Health Services Inc v United States ex rel Escobar Cybersecurity Evidence Health Care Providers Negligent Misrepresentation Sanctions Stock Drop Litigation Attorney-Client Privilege FCPA D&O Insurance Good Faith Construction Industry Excessive Fees Forum Selection Rating Agencies Banking Sector Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Misleading Statements Punitive Damages Putative Class Actions Tibble v Edison Int Unjust Enrichment Citigroup False Implied Certification Theory FDIC Mortgage-Backed Securities Mutual Funds Registration Statement Copyright Duty to Defend Advertising Deutsche Bank Duty of Care SLUSA White Collar Crimes Burden of Proof FDA FHFA Relators Young Lawyers Australia Delaware General Corporation Law Goldman Sachs Lanham Act Property Damage Duty of Prudence Former Employee Illegal Tipping Kickbacks Restrictive Covenants Sarbanes-Oxley Swaps Trademark Infringement Arbitration Awards Copyright Infringement Employment Contract Healthcare Indemnification Jury Verdicts Lenders Medicaid Presumption of Reliance Business Court Division Disclosure Material Misrepresentation Morgan Stanley Pensions Physicians US Bancorp Arbitration Agreements Creditors Financial Institutions Freddie Mac Life Insurance Market Manipulation Personal Benefit Preliminary Injunctions Publicly-Traded Companies UBS Business Litigation Chief Compliance Officers China Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Fees Hospitals Books & Records Data Breach Derivatives Investment Advisers Act of 1940 IRS Litigation Strategies Manufacturers Minority Shareholders Prescription Drugs Proxy Statements Section 10(b) US v Newman Attorney Generals Bylaws Due Diligence Failure To Disclose Fannie Mae Foreclosure Injunctions Insolvency Investigations Medical Devices Private Equity Audits Bribery Conditions of Payment Debt Collection Extraterritoriality Rules FERC Fines Loans Reinsurance Anti-Kickback Statute Consent Order Energy Sector Financial Adviser Healthcare Fraud Implied Certification Infringement International Arbitration Material Nonpublic Information Municipal Bonds Municipalities PSLRA Amgen Inc. v Connecticut Retirement Plans Commercial General Liability Policies Defense Strategies Insureds Investment Management Personal Jurisdiction Shareholder Rights CMS Commercial Court Confidentiality Agreements Data Protection Debtors Demand Futility FDCPA Fraudulent Inducement FTC Act Hong Kong Motion to Compel Private Right of Action Social Media Brokers C-Suite Executives Collateralized Debt Obligations Construction Contracts High Frequency Trading Mary Jo White Property Insurance Remand Section 75-1.1 Treble Damages Uniform Trade Secrets Acts Antitrust Litigation Business Disputes Competition Defamation Denial of Benefits European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) Federal Reserve Fraudulent Transfers Health Insurance Loss Causation Risk Management Safe Harbors Say-on-Pay Settlement Agreements Statement of Opinion Appraisal Cease and Desist Contractors Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) False Billing Federal Pleading Requirements Financial Services Authority FIRREA Foreign Banks FRCP 9(b) Injunctive Relief OCC Omissions Policy Exclusions Sellers Software Split of Authority Stark Law Third-Party Trusts Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) Contract Drafting Conversion Countrywide Economic Loss Doctrine Exculpatory Clauses Fund Managers NCUA Non-Disclosure Agreement Registration Remedies Repurchases RESPA Rules of Civil Procedure Self-Dealing Trump Administration Underwriting Wells Fargo Whistleblower Awards Amgen Asset Management Best Interest Contract Exemptions Data Security Federal Rule 12(b)(6) Food Labeling Food Manufacturers Going-Private Transactions Intellectual Property Litigation Investment Company Act of 1940 Libor License Agreements Marketing OIG Portfolio Managers Reporting Requirements RICO Section 5 Shareholder Votes Statute of Repose Supreme Court of Canada Auditors Bernie Madoff Breach of Warranty CLRA Compensatory Damages Corruption Credit Cards Disclosure-Based Settlements Federal Arbitration Act Fee-Shifting Fiduciary Rule First Amendment Liability Insurance Merger Agreements Neither Admit Nor Deny Settlements Non-Solicitation Agreements Price-Fixing Proposed Legislation Real Estate Market Retailers Rule 23 Trademark Litigation Websites Anti-SLAPP Automotive Industry Barclays Buyers Car Accident Chapter 11 Contract Interpretation Counterclaims Entire Fairness Standard European Commission Excess Policies Facebook International Litigation IRA Joint Venture Rescission Subsidiaries Uninsured and Under-Insured Motorists Unlicensed Medical Providers Whistleblower Protection Policies Abuse of Discretion Article III Auto Insurance Beneficiaries Bonds CEOs Commercial Insurance Policies Common Stock Corporate Misconduct Corporate Veil Discovery Rule Duty to Disclose Fifth Third Mortgage Company Gabelli v SEC Interest Rates Internal Controls Judge Rakoff Limited Partnerships Merrill Lynch Mineral Leases Morrison v National Australia Bank Operating Agreements Overpayment Payday Loans Plan Administrators Purchase Agreement Theft Choice-of-Law Corporate Executives Cross-Border Cyber Attacks Disability Benefits Due Process Equitable Relief Franchises Fraudulent Conveyance HHS Homeowner's Insurance Intentional Torts Internal Investigations IPO Justifiable Reliance Malicious Prosecution Multidistrict Litigation Partnerships Preferred Shares Public Policy Rebuttable Presumptions Retaliation Sherman Act State Farm Subcontractors Subject Matter Jurisdiction Affirmative Defenses ALJ Anti-Corruption Causation Colleges Consumer Financial Products Dilution Disparagement Fairness Standard FCRA Financial Services Industry Financial Statements Forum Shopping Generic Drugs Hackers Imports Irreparable Harm ITC Japan Joint and Several Liability Money Laundering OCIE Policy Limits Public Disclosure Reimbursements Representations and Warranties Restitution Royalties Scams Securities Violations Tender Offers TX Supreme Court Willful Misconduct Abuse of Process Administrative Proceedings Affordable Care Act Anti-Money Laundering Antitrust Violations Apple Bear Sterns CA Supreme Court Calculation of Damages Chadbourne & Parke LLP v Troice Chapter 7 Denial of Insurance Coverage Economic Espionage Act Email Estoppel Expert Witness Fair Market Value FBI Franchise Agreements Fraud and Abuse Frivolous Lawsuits Government Investigations HUD Intellectual Property Protection Internet Jury Trial Kokesh v SEC Mortgage Lenders Municipal Securities Issuers New Legislation Notice Requirements Patent Trolls Private Equity Funds Public Offerings Real Estate Development Receivership S&P Secondary Markets Short Sales Tolling Waivers Administrative Hearings Allstate Anti-Retaliation Provisions Antitrust Provisions Asset Freeze Attorney Malpractice Certiorari Civil Conspiracy Conspiracies Construction Defects Consumer Fraud Consumer Protection Act Contract Negotiations Corporate Liability Custody Rule Debt-Relief Industry Deferred Prosecution Agreements Dismissal With Prejudice Dispute Resolution Distributors Expert Testimony False-Certification of Conformance Financial Reporting Franchisee Fraudulent Concealment Free Speech FSMA General Contractors Income Taxes Judicial Review Liquidation Mandatory Arbitration Clauses Mediation Moody's Mortgage Servicers No-Action Letters Off-Label Promotion Online Reviews PCAOB Pharmaceutical Patents Policy Violations Recordkeeping Requirements Risk Mitigation Russia SEC v Citigroup Singapore Strict Liability Student Loans UAE Unfair Competition Law (UCL) Universities Valuation Virtual Currency Wire Fraud Yates Memorandum 10b5-1 Plans Assignments Bitcoin Buyouts Capital Markets Claim Preclusion Commercial Arbitration Construction Project Corporate Integrity Agreement Counterfeiting Cross-Border Transactions Customer Lists Debt Collectors Declaratory Judgments Declaratory Relief Defined Benefit Plans Duty to Monitor EEOC First-to-File Forfeiture Forum Franchisors HSBC Independent Boards Independent Contractors Insurance Fraud Interference Claims Interlocutory Appeals Investment Companies Investment Fraud Investor Protection IP License JOBS Act LinkedIn Loan Modifications Mobile Apps Mootness Mortgage Loan Originators Motion To Strike Predominance Requirement Retirement Plan Providers Risk Assessment Royal Bank of Scotland Section 220 Request Section 337 Section 36(b) State and Local Government Stock Purchase Agreement Strategic Enforcement Plan The Copyright Act Third-Party Liability Title Insurance TPAs Trade Dress Unfair Insurance Practices Act Unfair Trade Practices Act UTSA Venue Webinars Willful Infringement Actual Injuries Actual or Constructive Knowledge Administrative Authority Anti-Competitive Arbitrators CAFA Cease and Desist Orders CFPA Claim Construction Class Action Arbitration Waivers Closely Held Businesses Collateral Estoppel Commercial Contracts Commercial Leases Complex Litigation Contract Formation Corporate Dissolution Default 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 GAAP Google Gross Negligence ICC ICSID Incentive Compensation Licenses Likelihood of Confusion Limitation Periods Litigation Fees & Costs Martoma Material Disclosures MFW Municipal Advisers Nasdaq Patient Referrals Pay-To-Play Petition for Writ of Certiorari PLSRA Prejudgment Interest Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 Prospectus Public Comment Reaffirmation Reasonable Reliance Claims Retirement Rule 11 Shareholder Activism Shareholder Approval Startups Stock Options Subpoenas Subprime Mortgages Swap Dealers Technology Sector Tippees Trulia Truth in Lending Act (TILA) U.S. Treasury UNCITRAL USPTO Vacated Venture Capital Volcker Rule Wine & Alcohol Wrongful Termination Accounting Fraud Acquisition Agreements Ambiguous Amended Regulation America Invents Act American Rule Anti-Dumping Duty Appraisal Rights Asset Valuations Bank of New York (BNY) Mellon Bankruptcy Code Bodily Injury BP Business Court Business Formation Citibank Civil Liability Clawbacks Competitive Bidding Copyright Litigation Credit Default Swaps Credit Suisse Dark Pool 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 Initial Public Offerings Intent Internal Affairs Doctrine IP Litigation Lehman Brothers Life Sciences Lost Profits Market Abuse Member State Membership Interest Mental Health MSRB NC Supreme Court New Guidance NFA No-Action Relief NY Supreme Court Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) Pension Funds Petition For Rehearing Pharmacies Premiums Privacy Policy Product Defects Public Schools Puffery Ratification Reformation Removal Revenue Sharing Revlon Standard Sale of Assets Sales & Distribution Agreements Securities Act Shareholders' Agreements Small Business Software Developers Spoliation State Law Claims Supplemental Disclosures Telemarketing Sales Rule Trademark Registration Transparency Twitter Unions Vendors Visas Wal-Mart 403(b) Plans Affiliates Amended Complaints Antitrust Investigations Automotive Loans Bank Secrecy Act Bankruptcy Court Borrowers Captive Insurance Company Caremark claim Cartels Cause of Action Accrual Commodities Common Law Torts Compensation Committee Confidential Communications Confidential Witnesses Construction Litigation Constructive Trusts Corporate Taxes Countervailing Duties Credit Ratings Credit Unions Criminal Sanctions Cumis Counsel Cyber Insurance Data Collection Debt Restructuring Default Judgment Defined Contribution Plans Delays DIFC Disclaimers Discovery Disputes Dole Food Domain Names EB-5 Electricity Embezzlement En Banc Review 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 Insurance Claims Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Internet Retailers ISDA Master Agreement Judgment As A Matter Of Law Jury Instructions LabMD Lawson v FMR Leveraged Buyout Liens Limelight v Akamai Long Arm Statute Medicare Advantage Military Service Members Misleading Impressions Mismanagement Monopolization Music Industry Natural Gas Negotiations Non-Judicial Settlement Agreements NYSE Ontario Securities Act Parent Corporation Parol Evidence Partnership Agreements Patent Reform Permanent Injunctions Price Manipulation Professional Negligence Public Employees Public Officials Real Estate Investments Reasonableness Factors Regulation M Regulation S-K Release Agreements Rule 10(b) Rule 23(b)(3) Sealed Records Settlement Negotiations Settlement Offer Special Relationship Telemarketing Tenants Terms of Use Tort Reform Trade Market Abuse Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Tribunals TRO Twombly/Iqbal Pleading Standard UK Bribery Act UK Supreme Court Unauthorized Access Unenforceable Contract Terms Usury Warranties Yelp 60-Day Rule Accountants Acquisition Finance Admissions of Liability Advertising Injury Aetna AIG Akamai Technologies Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) Amended Legislation American Arbitration Association American Pipe & Construction Co. v. Utah Architects Ascertainable Class Asset Seizure Auction Bank Fraud Blue Sky Laws Business Assets Buy-Out Agreements CalPERS CFOs Charles Schwab Chevron Chevron Deference CIGNA CIGNA v Amara Civil Code Collateral Commodities Exchange Act Consent Decrees Consumer Protection Laws Continuing Legal Education Corporate Sales Transactions Corporations Code Costco Criminal Penalties Customs and Border Protection Debt Debt Buyers Debtor-Creditor Deceptively Misdescriptive Department of Financial Services Detrimental Reliance Direct Infringement Dischargeable Debts Divorce EBA Educational Institutions EEA EFTA EMIR Employment Policies Energy Market Enforcement Statistics EPA Equity Compensation Exceptional Case Fashion Branding FCC Federal Power Act Federal v State Law Application