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Oregon Pub. Employees Ret. Fund v. Apollo Grp. Inc.: Ninth Circuit applies heightened pleading standards to all elements of securities fraud actions

  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 18 2014

On December 16, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued its decision in Oregon Pub. Employees Ret. Fund v. Apollo Grp

Regulatory update on recent FinCEN anti-money laundering developments

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 17 2014

This alert summarizes three recent anti-money laundering (AML) developments highlighting the federal government's continuing efforts to include

The boundaries for insider trading prosecutions see a resurgence: the 1980s are back!

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • Ukraine, USA
  • -
  • December 17 2014

In a closely followed appeal, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on December 10, 2014, delivered an important decision in

Second Circuit rejects government's expansive theory of insider trading

  • Arnold & Porter LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 17 2014

On December 10, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversed the convictions of two hedge fund portfolio managers accused

Third Circuit affirms enforceability of pre-dispute arbitration agreements for whistleblower claims under Dodd-Frank

  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 17 2014

On December 8, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals held in Khazin v. TD Ameritrade Holding Corp., et al. That the "text and structure" of the

Overview of compliance concerns raised by recent U.S. SEC whistleblower developments

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 17 2014

The recent release of the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) annual report to Congress on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program highlights the

Anti-bribery legislation and enforcement pose increasing risks

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • December 16 2014

Mining companies are looking beyond their domestic Borders to compete in an increasingly multinational industry and, more than ever, in the most

New US sanctions legislation affecting foreign persons involved in human rights abuses in Venezuela

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA, Venezuela
  • -
  • December 16 2014

On December 12, 2014, the US Congress presented to President Obama the "Venezuela Defense of Human Rights and Civil Society Act of 2014," S.2142

SEC distances itself from Janus and adopts expansive view of Rule 10b-5(a) and (c)

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 16 2014

The SEC recently rendered an opinion in an enforcement action against two persons, John P. Flannery and James D. Hopkins, associated with an

DOJ affirms scope of successor liability in new FCPA opinion

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 16 2014

In a recent Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") Opinion Procedure Release, the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") provided guidance on the scope