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Anticorruption developments- 261114
  • Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
  • Germany, USA
  • November 26 2014

Earlier this month, a California-based life sciences company agreed to pay $55 million to resolve parallel investigations by the U.S. Department of


Disclosing the identity of a complainant can constitute retaliation under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 25 2014

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently affirmed a decision of the Administrative Review Board of the Department of Labor


M&A and Corporate Governance Newsletter-Fall 2014
  • Kaye Scholer LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2014

On November 4, 2014, the district court in Allergan, Inc. v. Valeant Pharmaceuticals Int'l, Inc., Case No. SACV 14-1214 (C.D. Cal.) ruled on


Will the SEC intercede in the battle over fee-shifting bylaws?
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • October 13 2014

"The first trickle through a leak in the dam" that eventually causes the dam to collapse is how Professor John Coffee characterized the adoption of


Responding to shareholder - approved precatory proposals
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2014

Shareholders, many of them small holders, continue to submit precatory proposals under SEC Proxy Rule 14a-8 for consideration at public company annual


Financial services update October 6 2014 judicial developments
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 6 2014

On October 2nd, the Supreme Court granted certiorari to consider whether a claim that 401(k) plan fiduciaries breached their duty of prudence by


District court allows Wal-Mart securities fraud class action lawsuit to proceed
  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • USA
  • October 8 2014

On September 26, the United District Court for the Western District of Arkansas adopted a magistrate judge's recommendation denying Wal-Mart's motion


Avon wins dismissal of lawsuit over bribery allegations
  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • USA
  • October 8 2014

On September 29, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed a putative securities class action lawsuit against


SEC announces record-breaking award for foreign whistleblower in the wake of Liu v. Siemens
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • October 7 2014

Recently, the SEC announced its largest whistleblower award to date - an expected award of $30-35 million - to be issued to a foreign resident


Second Circuit raises the bar for proving tippee liability
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2014

Wednesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacated the criminal insider trading convictions of two former hedge fund managers, and