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Supreme Court preserves fraud-on-the-market theory in Halliburton

  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
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  • USA
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  • September 11 2014

June 23, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court released its decision in Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund, No. 13-317. As discussed in our previous alert, the

Delaware Supreme Court upholds validity of fee-shifting bylaws; legislative proposal to restrict such bylaws held over until next year

  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 11 2014

On May 8, 2014, the Delaware Supreme Court issued a decision in ATP Tour, Inc. v. Deutscher Tennis Bund, 91 A.3d 554 (Del. 2014), holding that a

Supreme Court holds that a "presumption of prudence" is no longer available to ERISA fiduciaries who invest plan assets in company stock

  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
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  • USA
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  • September 11 2014

On June 25, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court released another much anticipated decision in Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer, No. 12-751, 2014 U.S

Second Circuit affirms shareholder opt-out requirements

  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
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  • USA
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  • September 11 2014

On June 11, 2014, the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed by summary order a lower court decision not to afford a member of a

Sixth Circuit affirms dismissal of section 10(b) claims on loss causation grounds

  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
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  • USA
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  • September 11 2014

In In re KBC Asset Mgmt. N.V., 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 13489 (6th Cir. July 11, 2014), the Sixth Circuit affirmed the trial court's dismissal of a claim

Second Circuit clarifies “protected activity” for Sarbanes-Oxley Act retaliatory discharge claims

  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
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  • USA
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  • August 15 2014

Whether the plaintiff is actually engaged in "protected conduct" is always a key question when defending a retaliatory discharge claim. This

Religious discrimination employee’s failure to note religious objection fatal to her claim

  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 11 2014

Savvy employers know that legal and regulatory trends are toward candid and effective communication. Think interactive process under the ADA. But, at

Second Circuit provides a clear definition of "customer" for purposes of mandatory FINRA arbitration

  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
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  • USA
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  • August 6 2014

Providing some much needed clarity to an often litigated issue regarding who may initiate arbitrations pursuant to the rules of the Financial

U.S. Supreme Court to decide court’s authority to review EEOC’s conciliation efforts

  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 25 2014

Can an employer challenge whether the EEOC has done its job in defense of a case brought by the EEOC? The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide

ESOP fiduciaries no longer have a "presumption of prudence"

  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2014

On June 25, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court released its much anticipated decision in Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer, No. 12-751, 2014 U.S. LEXIS