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Ninth Circuit Widens Circuit Split on Whether Dodd-Frank Protects Internal Whistleblowing
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2017

On March 8, 2017, in Somers v. Digital Realty Trust Inc., No.15-cv-17352 (9th Cir., March 8, 2017), the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals


Federal Securities Lawsuit Filings Surge to Record Levels in 2016
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2017

Cornerstone Research recently released its 2016 year in review report on securities class action filings. According to the report, in 2016, the


The Supreme Court Agrees to Determine Whether SEC Actions Seeking Disgorgement are Subject to the Five-Year Limitations Period Set Forth in 28 U.S.C. 2462
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2017

At the urging of both an individual petitioner and the SEC, the Supreme Court has agreed to resolve a recent circuit split as to whether the


10th Circuit Declares SEC Administrative Law Judges Unconstitutional and Creates Circuit Split
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2017

On Dec. 27, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit held in Bandimere v. U.S. SEC that the SEC's administrative law judges


Securities Litigation - What to Watch in 2017
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2017

2016 was a banner year for securities-related litigation. As we noted in our Dec. 6, 2016 edition of GT Insights, SEC Enforcement Actions increased


The 10th Circuit Declares SEC’s Home Courts to be Unconstitutional and Creates Circuit Split
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • December 29 2016

Right after Christmas, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit delivered a lump of coal to the Securities and Exchange Commission in


U.S. Supreme Court Holds that “Gift” of Confidential Information to Friends and Family is Sufficient to Establish Personal Benefit for Insider Trading Liability
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • December 19 2016

On Dec. 6, 2016, in Salman v. United States, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held that an insider's "gift" of confidential information to a


Recent 9th Circuit Decision Interprets Scope of SOX Certification and Disgorgement Provisions
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • September 19 2016

On Aug. 31, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed a district court decision with respect to liability of a CEO and


Sanchez v. Crocs, Inc.: The Tenth Circuit Address Extraterritoriality
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2016

In Sanchez v. Crocs, Inc., 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 13285 (10th Cir. 2016), the Tenth Circuit addressed whether, after Morrison v. National Australia


The 11th Circuit Finds the SEC’s Claim for Disgorgement Time-Barred, Thereby Creating a Circuit Split
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • June 10 2016

Creating a split with the United States Courts of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals recently determined that the