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Plaintiffs’ lawyers continue to press new theories in executive compensation litigation with some success
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 22 2015

Today, I want to mention an important case from June 2014, George Leon Family Trust v. Johnson & Johnson (D.N.J. 2014), that did not receive


Financial services update August 11 2014 industry news
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 11 2014

On August 6th, DealBook summarized the findings of the most recent Cornerstone ResearchStanford Law School report on class action securities fraud


Financial services update August 11 2014 judicial developments
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 11 2014

On August 8th, the Ninth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a securities fraud suit. The court held that the announcement of an investigation


Financial services update August 11 2014 feature: anti-money laundering
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 11 2014

The Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has released a number of anti- money laundering measures in recent weeks. Of


Financial services update September 29 2014 Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 29 2014

On September 22nd, the SEC announced an expected award of over $30 million to a whistleblower who provided key original information that led to a


What 2014’s government enforcement says for 2015
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2014

The article outlines key developments in white collar criminal enforcement in 2014 and explains what these developments tell us about government


Former Bechtel Corporation (“Bechtel”) executive sentenced to 42 months in prison and ordered to forfeit US $5.2 million in connection with kickback scheme
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 31 2015

On 23 March 2015, Asem Elgawhary (former principal vice president of Bechtel and general manager at Power Generation Engineering and Services Company


Financial services update January 26 2015 judicial developments
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2015

On January 20th, the Third Circuit addressed whether the purchases and sales of securities issued by U.S. companies through U.S. market makers


Financial services update November 10 2014 judicial developments
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 10 2014

On November 4th, a U.S. District Court partially granted Allergan's motion for a preliminary injunction. Allergan seeks to enjoin defendants from


SEC brings first enforcement action over confidentiality agreement
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2015

On April 1, the Security Exchange Commission (SEC) announced its first enforcement action against a company for using language in employee