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Eighth Circuit Reverses District Court for Ignoring Price-Impact Evidence That Rebutted the Fraud-on-the-Market Presumption and Defeated Class Certification
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2016

In IBEW Local 98 Pension Fund v. Best Buy Co., Inc., No. 14-3178 (8th Cir. Apr. 12, 2016), the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit


What is a “Personal Benefit” for Insider Trading Tippee Liability?
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2016

On February 29, 2016, in Securities and Exchange Commission v. Payton et al, a jury found two stockbrokers liable for trading on confidential tips


The Benefit of the Doubt: SEC Scores an Insider Trading Win Despite Newman’s Personal Benefit Requirement
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2016

On February 29, 2016, in Securities and Exchange Commission v. Payton et al, a jury found two stockbrokers liable for trading on confidential tips


Ninth Circuit severely limits “rogue employee” exception for corporations in securities fraud cases
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • November 23 2015

In an issue of first impression, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that a rogue corporate officer's fraudulent intent can be imputed


The Schrems decision: how the end of Safe Harbor affects your FCPA compliance plan
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • November 12 2015

Like a needle to a balloon, the Schrems decision has drastically altered the data privacy landscape. Who is affected? Everyone - consumers


SCOTUS: no unlimited suspension of the statute of limitations under the False Claims Act; “first-to-file” doctrine does not bar related suits in perpetuity
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2015

In an opinion released May 26, 2015, Kellogg Brown & Roots Services, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Carter, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held


Add importers to those facing expanding whistleblower claims under the False Claims Act
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2015

On February 12, 2015, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced that three U.S.-based importers had agreed to pay more than $3 million to resolve a


Add importers to those facing expanding whistleblower claims under the False Claims Act
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • March 5 2015

On February 12, 2015, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that three U.S.-based importers had agreed to pay more than $3 million to resolve a


You again?: application of the first-to-file bar where subsequent actions are brought by the same relator
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2015

The Federal False Claims Act (“FCA”), 31 U.S.C. 3729, et seq., has unique procedural aspects that come into play when a private whistleblower (the


Second Circuit clarifies that allegations of direct fraudulent representations are not necessary for market manipulation claims under Section 10(b) and rule 10b-5
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2015

In Fezzani v. Bear, Stearns & Co., Inc., No. 14-3983, 2015 WL 400547 (2d Cir. Jan. 30, 2015) (“Fezzani II”), the United States Court of Appeals for