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District court limits the Sarbanes-Oxley Act’s whistleblower protections

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 12 2010

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington has dismissed on summary judgment whistleblower claims brought by two former compliance auditors of the Boeing Company, Inc

Generic drug "sham" litigation claim accrues on date of competitor drug approval

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2011

Medical Mutual of Ohio, Inc. (“MMOH”), a medical insurer, brought an antitrust class action on behalf of similarly situated indirect purchasers of a constipation drug produced by Braintree Laboratories (“Braintree”) in Delaware federal court

Court holds late fee provision is not liquidated damages provision

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 23 2009

The United States District Court for the District of Delaware denied defendant issuer’s motion to dismiss plaintiff’s claims for actual damages resulting from the defendant’s failure to file a registration statement within the time period required by the parties’ agreement

Fiduciary duty claim survives against non-officer

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 17 2010

A federal court in Kentucky recently ruled that a former manager at a medical device manufacturer could be liable for breach of fiduciary duty for planning to start a rival business while working at the company despite not serving as either an officer or director of the firm

Courts lack jurisdiction to review determinations by arbitration panels under the Railway Labor Act

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 10 2012

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently held that collective bargaining agreements cannot provide for judicial review of the Railway Labor Act’s (RLA) exclusive and mandatory dispute resolution process

Statute of frauds bars claim for recommending investment in Ponzi scheme

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2009

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the Southern District of New York’s dismissal of a complaint by South Cherry Street, LLC, alleging that Hennessee Group LLC breached an oral contract to provide investment advisory services

Improper accounting adjustments held insufficient basis for securities fraud claims

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2011

A federal district court in California recently dismissed class action securities fraud claims arising out of several improper accounting adjustments made by VeriFone Holdings, Inc

Commodities Exchange Act claim dismissed for failing to plead scienter

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2010

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed a district court’s dismissal of a putative class action brought by a group of natural gas futures and options contract traders under the Commodities Exchange Act (CEA

Third tier civil penalty imposed for violations of securities laws

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2009

The U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota imposed a third tier civil penalty against defendants Sherwin Brown and Jamerica Financial, Inc., who were found to have violated Section 17(a) of the Securities Act of 1933, Section 10(b)(5) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and the Investment Advisors Act of 1940

Securities fraud claims against outside director dismissed

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 25 2009

A district court in the Southern District of Florida dismissed a class action complaint asserting claims for securities fraud under Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 against a wireless service provider’s outside director, Nicholas Peraticos