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Delaware Court upholds transfer of voting interests to an existing LLC member

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2011

The Delaware Court of Chancery has upheld the assignment of a Delaware limited liability company membership interest, including the voting rights associated with that interest, to an existing member of the LLC

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

Seventh Circuit cuts damages award due to lack of evidence of lost profits

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 9 2011

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit dramatically reduced damages awarded to a defunct internet marketing company, finding that the company squandered its opportunity to provide a reasonable estimate of the harm it suffered as a result of the defendant’s conduct

SEC enforcement actions not subject to same reliance requirements as private actions

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2010

A Connecticut federal district court recently denied a motion for summary judgment by an individual, Gary Richetelli, seeking dismissal of claims brought in an enforcement action by the Securities and Exchange Commission

Late service provides basis for denial of motion to vacate arbitration award

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2009

A federal court has denied a motion to vacate an arbitration award where notice of the motion was served four days after the statutory period for such service

Seller entitled to post-closing bonus payment despite changes to transaction terms

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 13 2012

The Delaware Supreme Court recently reversed a Superior Court’s grant of summary judgment in a case involving the sale of a renewable energy business

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

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

Whistleblower’s claim dismissed for lack of subjective belief

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

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit upheld the U.S. Department of Labor’s review of a summary dismissal of a whistleblower complaint filed by petitioner Michael Gale, the Chief Operations Officer and a director of World Securities Group (WSG), the affiliated broker-dealer of World Financial Group (WFG

Delaware Chancery Court upholds Airgas's poison pill

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

The Delaware Chancery Court recently upheld the use of a shareholder rights plan, or “poison pill,” by Airgas, Inc. (Airgas) to ward off a hostile takeover attempt by Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (Air Products