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SEC gives insider outside bounty for whistleblowing
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • March 27 2015

On March 2, 2015, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission awarded a whistleblower at least $475,000 for providing original, high-quality


SEC whistleblower is second compliance officer to receive award
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2015

On April 22, 2015, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued its second whistleblower award to an employee with internal audit or


Cooperate or Terminate: Second Circuit Protects Companies that Terminate Employees for Failure to Cooperate with Investigations
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2016

On June 16, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit upheld the right of a company to terminate for cause executives who refuse to cooperate


FinCEN customer due diligence rule proposal
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2014

On July 30, 2014, the U.S. Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") issued proposed rules (the "Proposed Rules") to


Former CFO of hedge fund Boston Provident charged with securities fraud
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2009

The SEC charged Ezra C. Levy, former Chief Financial Officer of a New York-based hedge fund, with securities fraud for arranging secret sales of securities from his personal trading account to the hedge fund accounts at inflated prices to generate his own illicit profits


Texas Supreme Court limits fraud claims by terminated employees
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) 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


Better luck next time? Trial judge rejects RICO claim against Innovatio IP ventures, wireless hot spot NPE
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) 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


No SLUSA protection absent material connection with salepurchase of covered security
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) 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


Are we headed toward “Basic writ small”?
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) 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


Securities class action defendants can rebut the basic fraud-on-the-market presumption of reliance at the class certification stage
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court held today that defendants in securities fraud class actions can defeat the Basic fraud-on-the-market presumption of reliance