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Second Circuit limits “tippee” insider trading liability

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 11 2014

In United States v. Newman, No. 13-1837 (2d Cir. Dec. 10, 2014), the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversed the 2013

Second Circuit affirms tippee liability

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 11 2014

On December 10, 2014, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals rendered a decision regarding an insider trading case that affirmed the elements to prove

Recent developments in cases dealing with the False Claims Act’s first-to-file and public disclosure bars

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 28 2014

The False Claims Act, 31 U.S.C. 3729-3733, enables whistleblowersalso known as qui tam relators to file fraud suits on

Arab Bank found liable for transactions under the Anti-Terrorism Act

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 9 2014

On September 22, 2014, a Brooklyn jury found Arab Bank, Jordan's largest lender, guilty of violating the U.S. Anti-Terrorism Act for providing

Who’s a “foreign official”? Supreme Court could clarify key FCPA term

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 18 2014

On August 14, 2014, Joel Esquenazi and Carlos Rodriguez filed a Petition for a writ of certiorari in the U.S. Supreme Court seeking clarification of

Cherry-picking & soft dollars

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 14 2014

In a decision issued on August 5, 2014 in an administrative proceeding (the "Decision"), J.S. Oliver Capital Management, L.P. And Ian O. Mausner were

U.S. Supreme Court decision gives more latitude to defeat securities fraud class action lawsuits prior to class certification

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 25 2014

In Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc., No. 13-317, __ S Ct. __, 2014 WL 2807181 (U.S. June 23, 2014), the United States Supreme Court

Second Circuit applies Morrison v. National Australia Bank to allow certain extraterritorial application of RICO

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • Australia, USA
  • -
  • May 9 2014

In European Community v. RJR Nabisco, Inc., Case No. 11-CV-2475 (2d Cir. Apr. 23, 2014), the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower protections cover employees of a public company’s private contractors

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2014

On March 4, 2014, the United States Supreme Court, in a 6-3 decision, expanded the protections offered to whistleblowers under anti-fraud laws, in

Second Circuit upholds SEC’s authority to obtain disgorgement from non-trading insider profits earned by portfolio fund from insider trading

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 12 2014

In SEC v. Contorinis, 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 2927 (2d Cir. Feb. 18, 2014), the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit upheld the