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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


The Dutch Act on Collective Settlement of Mass Claims (WCAM) Goes Global Again: A Forum Outside the United States to Resolve Mass Claims Disputes Internationally
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • Netherlands, USA
  • March 29 2016

On March 14, 2016, Ageas (formerly, Fortis Bank) and several foundations representing the Fortis shareholders announced a EUR 1.204 billion


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


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


Eleventh Circuit Raises Important Questions About Challenging the Constitutionality of SEC Administrative Proceedings
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • March 10 2016

Two weeks ago, the United States Court of Appeals of the Eleventh Circuit heard oral argument in consolidated appeals by the SEC to overturn two


First Circuit Offers Rebuke to SEC in Vacating Sanctions Order
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • December 24 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit recently overturned an order by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (Commission) in which the


Study Shows Dramatic Rise in the SEC’s Use of its Administrative Court for Enforcement Actions
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2016

The NYU Pollack Center for Law and Business and Cornerstone Research recently released a study entitled "SEC Enforcement Activity Against Public


Supreme Court issues guidance on disclosure of opinions in registration statements
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2015

In a highly anticipated opinion issued earlier this week in Omnicare, Inc. v. Laborers District Council Construction Industry Pension Fund, 575 U.S


Georgia investment advisor launches Article II constitutional challenge to the SEC’s use of ALJs and seeks discovery
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • February 20 2015

Yesterday, Gray Financial Group, Inc. ("Gray"), an Atlanta based investment advisor and Greenberg Traurig client, and two of its officers filed a


U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission investigates Washington-based regional center
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2015

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) filed a civil fraud suit on August 24, 2015 against a Seattle developer, who had raised $125