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Audit committee members may have securities fraud liability for failure to respond to red flags

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 12 2014

In a recent opinion, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York held that securities fraud claims could proceed against two members

Does class action tolling trump the statutory time limits for filing securities (and perhaps other) lawsuits? SCOTUS says it will decide.

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 13 2014

The Supreme Court has granted certiorari to review a decision of the Second Circuit holding that securities fraud plaintiffs "may not circumvent" the

Supreme Court gives SOX whistleblower provision expansive reading

  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 7 2014

In a significant pro-whistleblower decision, a divided Supreme Court recently adopted a broad interpretation of 1514A, the anti- retaliation

A SOX in the gut: Supreme Court vastly expands workplace whistleblower law

  • Venable LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 7 2014

Are your employees covered by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act's whistleblower protection simply because your company contracts with a public company? The

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
  • -
  • 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

Supreme Court allows state court actions under SLUSA

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 13 2014

The Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act of 1998 does not preclude state law actions seeking to recover investments lost in Ponzi schemes, the

U.S. fund litigation update: where we are now and where we could be headed

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 24 2014

Five years removed from the credit crisis and "Great Recession" of 2008, the U.S. fund industry still faces substantial litigation risk, both in

Reasonable accommodation under FHA; participation in fraudulent scheme to "generate" fictitious revenue

  • Sirote & Permutt PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 11 2014

In this week's Alabama Law Weekly Update, we review two opinions from the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, one dealing with

US Supreme Court extends Sarbanes-Oxley Act whistleblower protection to employees of a public company’s private contractors and subcontractors

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 24 2014

In Lawson v. FMR LLC, former employees of private companies that provide advisory and management services to mutual funds, sued under the

U.S. Supreme Court expands SOX whistle-blower protections

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2014

Exposing a broad range of businesses to potential liability, a new decision from the U.S. Supreme Court expanded the scope of whistleblower