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SEC Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations Announces Examination Priorities for 2017

USA - February 1 2017 The SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations recently announced its 2017 examination priorities for broker-dealers, investment advisers...

Kit Addleman, Carrington M. Giammittorio.

It’s the Thought that Counts: U.S. Supreme Court Pulls Back Newman’s Focus on Pecuniary Gain in Salman v. U.S.

USA - December 16 2016 On December 6th, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its much anticipated decision in Salman v. United States,1 the first insider trading case the high...

Carrington M. Giammittorio, Ronald W. Breaux.

SEC Targets Severance Agreements that Silence Whistleblowers

Ireland, USA - August 19 2016 Protecting and encouraging whistleblowers is a priority for the enforcement division of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") as well as...

Kit Addleman, Phong Tran.

Supreme Court Issues Important Ruling on Standing in Class Action and Data Breach Cases

USA - May 20 2016 Plaintiffs frequently bring class action claims for alleged statutory violations for which Congress has provided private rights of action and...

William Marsh, Daniel H. Gold.

Seventh Circuit gives new life to consumer data breach class action

USA - July 29 2015 The Seventh Circuit has revived a class action against Neiman Marcus for losses customers allegedly suffered as a result of a data breach involving...

William Marsh, Emily Westridge Black, Daniel H. Gold, Ronald W. Breaux.