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United States Supreme Court holds that Section 806 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act extends to employees of private companies who are contractors or subcontractors for covered public companies

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

In Lawson v. FMR, LLC, No. 12-3, 2014 WL 813701 (U.S. Mar. 4, 2014), the Supreme Court of the United States, in a 6-3 decision reversing the United

Delaware Court of Chancery grants summary judgment dismissing breach of fiduciary duty claims in absence of evidence of directors’ “conscious disregard” of fiduciary duties

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

In In re Answers Corp. Shareholders Litigation, C.A. No. 6170-VCN, 2014 WL 463163 (Del. Ch. Feb. 3, 2014), the Delaware Court of Chancery (Noble, V.C

Best practices for corporate internal investigations

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 13 2014

A CEO receives an anonymous call claiming that someone is stealing company trade secrets or that an employee is taking kickbacks from a vendor. A

Interior’s Carcieri opinion means more diligence for trust land development projects

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

The Office of the Solicitor of the Department of the Interior has issued a legal opinion (the "Opinion") to the Secretary of the Interior

Dodd-Frank’s intersection with the Bankruptcy Code could have significant impact for unsecured creditors

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 21 2014

On February 11th, the three private plaintiff-appellants and eleven State plaintiff-appellants in State National Bank of Big Spring, et al. V. Jacob

Commercial Division justices Oing and Scarpulla participate in new pilot program

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 24 2014

The New York Supreme Court, Commercial Division, has announced that two of its judges, Justices Oing and Scarpulla, will participate in a new program

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

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • 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

The Commercial Division reviews arbitrations: three recent decisions clarify standards for actions brought pursuant to Article 75 of the CPLR

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 24 2014

Several recent decisions by Commercial Division Justices, two of them affirmed by the First Department, have clarified the limitations and standards

Tenth Circuit looks past “general partnership” labels in agreements to determine whether certain investments constitute “securities”

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 10 2014

In SEC v. Shields, No. 12-1438, 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 3369 (10th Cir. Feb. 24, 2014), the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

California Court of Appeal holds that employees lose reinstatement rights if they fail to return to work during the 12-week leave period protected under CFRA

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 19 2011

On August 16, 2011, in Rogers v. County of Los Angeles, B217764, slip op. (2d App. Dist., Div. 2), the California Court of Appeal held that employees are not entitled to reinstatement of their jobs if they return to work after expiration of the 12-week leave period protected under the California Family Rights Act of 1993 (CFRA