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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


2015 Securities Law Developments
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • January 1 2016

On balance, the securities litigation landscape in 2015 offered a glass half-fullglass half-empty perspective for issuers and their officers


Exchanges Prevail in Flash Boys-Inspired Suits
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2015

The practice of high frequency trading has been a hot-button issue of late, thanks in part to Michael Lewis’ 2014 book Flash Boys: A Wall Street


Merrill Lynch v. Manning: SCOTUS to Decide Scope of Federal Jurisdiction in Certain Securities Cases
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2015

On December 1, 2015, the Supreme Court heard argument in Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. v. Manning. In that case, the Court will resolve


So you want to accept that board position? One more reason to pause: directors can be personally liable under Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • November 17 2015

On October 23, 2015, in a suit filed by Bio-Rad's former general counsel Sanford Wadler, the United States District Court for the Northern District


U.S. Supreme Court denies S&P investors’ petition for certiorari
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • November 10 2015

On November 2, 2015, the United States Supreme Court denied investors’ petition for review of a Second Circuit decision affirming the dismissal of


To Hall(iburton) and back: will third time be a charm as Fifth Circuit grants another appeal in Halliburton?
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • November 10 2015

In what is now the third interlocutory appeal in the course of class certification proceedings spanning more than a decade, the case of Erica P. John


Defrauded defendant defenseless against investors: Ninth Circuit imputes scienter of embezzling CEO to corporation for 10b-5 claims
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • October 28 2015

Malfeasance by a corporate insider against his company has the potential to leave a gaping wound. Facing a securities lawsuit due to that malfeasance


U.S. Supreme Court says there will be no new Newman
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • October 13 2015

Last Monday, the United States Supreme Court denied cert in the highly publicized insider trading case of United States. V. Newman, 773 F.3d 438 (2d