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Whistleblowers rewarded again by SEC and the judiciary

  • Epstein Becker Green
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 11 2014

On August 29, 2014, two whistleblower developments of particular interest to health care and life science entities emerged from the Securities and

Insider trading developments - Summer 2014

  • Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2014

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Department of Justice are continuing to investigate and prosecute insider trading cases at a rate not

State AGs in the news

  • Dickstein Shapiro LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 15 2014

Bernard Nash and Milton A. Marquis Hot News Blog Post: Think You're Not a Holder of Unclaimed Property? Think Again! All 50 states have unclaimed

Pharmaceutical and other companies beware: new Supreme Court decision weighs in on adverse event reports and potential liability under federal securities laws

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 23 2011

In 2010 the US Supreme Court agreed to hear another securities fraud case Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. v. Siracusano which could significantly increase pharmaceutical and other companies’ exposure under federal securities laws, especially those companies that make disclosure decisions based on the statistical significance of certain events

SEC files another fraud action tied to the municipal bond market

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 15 2013

The SEC filed another settled financial fraud action tied to the municipal bond market which is clearly an area of increasing focus. This proceeding

Two recent false claims decisions issued by the federal courts

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 25 2011

On May 16, 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that False Claims Act (FCA) cases brought by whistleblowers who base their allegations on information found in records released by federal agencies pursuant to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request are subject to the “public disclosure” bar

2013 year-end Foreign Corrupt Practices Act update

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • Libya, USA
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  • February 10 2014

The third and fourth quarters of 2013 proved to be eventful and poten- tially prophetic as to the course the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA"

Recent insider trading case sparks concerns over leaked clinical trial results

  • Choate Hall & Stewart LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 20 2012

The Martoma insider trading case is the latest in, and largest of, a string of actions brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission related to the alleged misuse of confidential clinical trial information by life sciences companies and third parties with access to this information

Courts issue contrary rulings re statements touting compliance program

  • Jenner & Block
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  • USA
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  • June 5 2013

Two district courts recently reached different conclusions regarding whether investors may proceed on a securities fraud claim based in part on

U.S. Supreme Court rules that a drug’s adverse event reports may be material to investors even though not "statistically significant"

  • Jones Day
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 28 2011

On March 22, 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its long-awaited opinion in Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. v. Siracusano (No. 09-1156