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No SLUSA protection absent material connection with salepurchase of covered security
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2014

In Chadbourne & Parke LLP v. Troice, the U.S. Supreme Court held on February 26, 2014, that the victims of Allen Stanford's multibillion-dollar Ponzi


Release adopting hedge fund anti-fraud rule is now available (HF)
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2007

The SEC release adopting a new rule that prohibits advisers to pooled investment vehicles from making false or misleading statements to, or otherwise defrauding, investors or prospective investors in those pooled vehicles is now available


Generator of fraudulent renewable fuel credits found guilty in federal court
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2012

In the first ever criminal prosecution associated with fraudulently generating renewable fuel credits known as Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs), on June 25, 2012, a jury in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland found Rodney Hailey, owner of Clean Green Fuel, LLC guilty on 42 criminal counts stemming from the sale of more than 32 million fraudulent RINs


Chronicles of the New York False Claims Act: Lantheus and BMS settle for $6.2 million
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2014

The New York Attorney General's office posted a press release on March 14, 2014 announcing that Lantheus Medical Imaging (Lantheus) and Bristol-Myers


Southern district of New York rejects extraterritorial application of Dodd-Frank’s whistleblower anti-retaliation provision
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2013

Over the past three years, federal courts have confronted a number of unsettled questions raised by the whistleblower provisions of the Dodd-Frank


Fraud charges brought against Maryland adviser (IA)
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2008

The SEC brought an administrative action against Marc A. Freedman, of Gaithersburg, Maryland


Texas Supreme Court limits fraud claims by terminated employees
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2014

In a case of first impression, the Supreme Court of Texas declared that at-will employees may not bring an action for fraud that is contingent on the


Southern District of New York endorses extension of Dodd-Frank's retaliation protections to internal whistleblowers
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2013

In Murray v. UBS Securities, LLC,1 a federal judge in the Southern District of New York recently held that Dodd-Frank's whistleblower protections can


Better luck next time? Trial judge rejects RICO claim against Innovatio IP ventures, wireless hot spot NPE
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2013

For those interested in the unique legal issues presented by the licensing and litigation efforts of non-practicing entities, the Chicago-based


Are we headed toward “Basic writ small”?
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument yesterday in the closely watched Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc., No. 13-317, which places in