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Financial services update December 15 2014 judicial developments
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2014

On December 12th, the Second Circuit addressed an issue of first impression for that court, whether 28 U.S.C. Section 1782, which authorizes federal


Financial services update October 13 2014 insights
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 13 2014

The SEC Whistleblower Program, established under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, requires the SEC to pay an award to


US DOJ announces enforcement action against former CEOs and general counsel of Petro Tiger
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2014

On 6 January 2014, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced charges against two former CEOs of PetroTiger Ltd., a British Virgin Islands oil and


The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2013

The SEC recently announced two high-profile Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") cases. The first involved the Ralph Lauren Corporation, where the


Ten year officer and director bar affirmed
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2013

On May 14th, the Second Circuit affirmed the ten year officer and director ban imposed against Brent Bankosky, a senior director at Takeda


Financial services update August 4 2014 judicial developments
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2014

On July 31st, the Second Circuit reversed and remanded the dismissal of a securities fraud complaint. Plaintiffs allege defendants made material


SEC announces enforcement actions for violations of the stock acquisitionaward requirements of Section 16(a)
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2014

This was widely reported in the business press (including a mention on the front page of The Wall Street Journal) yesterday, but in case you missed


Financial services update September 29 2014 industry news
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 29 2014

On September 25th, Dealbook detailed how lenders of sub-prime auto loans are installing disabling devices which allow them to make a car undrivable


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