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Eighth Circuit Breathes Life Into Halliburton’s Price Impact Defense
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2016

The First Circuit Court of Appeals decision applying the Supreme Court’s landmark 2014 decision in Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund Inc., 134 S


Breaking news: Supreme Court Declines to Address the Constitutionality of Securities and Exchange Administrative Forum
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2016

On March 28, 2016, the Supreme Court denied a petition for certiorari review brought by Laurie Bebo, the former CEO of Assisted Living Concepts Inc


Former Hedge Fund Manager’s Civil Rights Suit Against New York U.S. Attorney Permitted to Proceed into Discovery
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2016

Shortly into his tenure as United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara announced a crackdown on insider trading


Second Circuit Applies Omnicare to Affirm Dismissal of Securities Fraud Actions
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2016

On March 4, 2016, the Second Circuit affirmed the dismissal of two related securities actions against Sanofi Pharmaceuticals, its predecessor Genzyme


Storm Warning for Safe Harbor
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2016

On February 29, 2016, the Supreme Court denied certification in Harman International Industries Inc. et al. V. Arkansas Public Employees Retirement


The Ripple Effects of U.S. v. Newman Continue: SEC Lifts Administrative Bar on Downstream Insider Trading Tippee and Tipper Requests that Third Circuit Vacate SEC Settlement
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • March 2 2016

The ripple effects of the Second Circuit’s landmark insider trading decision, United States v. Newman, 773 F.3d 438 (2d Cir. 2014), were felt again


SEC Speaks - What to Expect in 2016
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2016

The leaders of the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC” or “Commission”) addressed the public on February 19-20 at the annual SEC Speaks


Mark Cuban Challenges the Referee: the Constitutionality of SEC In-House Courts
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • February 17 2016

After the repeated challenges to the SEC’s in-house courts as previously reported, Mark Cuban joined the debate by filing an amicus curiae brief in


SEC Announces Settlement with State Street - and a Suit Against a Big Law Partner - for Pay-to-Play Scheme
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2016

On January 14, 2016, the SEC entered into two no-admit, no deny settlements regarding an alleged pay-to-play scheme to obtain contracts from the


Significant Developments in Corporate Governance and M&A Law in 2015
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2016

There were important developments in 2015 in Delaware law concerning issues of corporate governance andor arising in the context of M&A transactions