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Fifth Circuit rejects SOX whistleblower claims not raised in administrative complaint; adopts liberal "reasonable belief" pleading standard with respect to protected conduct
  • Ford & Harrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 11 2015

On July 31, 2015, the Fifth Circuit issued a decision that may have both a positive and negative impact on employers defending whistleblower


Second Circuit splits from Fifth Circuit on whistleblower SEC reporting obligations
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2015

On September 10, 2015, the Second Circuit in Berman v. NeoOgilvy LLC, 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 16071 (2d Cir. 2015), ruled that whistleblowers need not


District court rules that accounting and auditing expertise supported reasonableness of pro se plaintiff’s SOX claim
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2015

In Huang v. Harman, Int'l Indus. Inc., 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 98594 (D. Conn. July 29, 2015), the United States District Court for the District of


Conflicts minerals quagmire to continue as en banc rehearing requested
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • October 4 2015

Both the SEC, the loser in the most recent conflict minerals rehearing decision, and Amnesty International, an intervenor on the losing rehearing


The SEC’s FCPA settlement with Hitachi and the importance of robust anti-corruption procedures in connection with foreign commercial relationships
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • October 4 2015

On September 28, 2015, the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced a settlement with Japanese conglomerate Hitachi, Ltd. (“Hitachi”


When is one pie actually two pies? The Court of Federal Claims upholds the small business administration's hardline approach to small business stock ownership requirements
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • August 11 2015

Small business owners holding specific classes or series of stock in their companies should be aware that issuance of more than one class or series


Rest in peace, Newman so will the government lay down in Salman?
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2015

This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court finally put to an end to the government's efforts to reverse the Second Circuit's decision in United States v


Coding errors lead to SEC sanctions for high-frequency trading firm
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 1 2015

Mistakes in computer coding by a high frequency trading firm that went undetected for approximately four years were responsible for approximately 12


The Supreme Court addresses scope of Section 11 liability for statements of opinion
  • Ellis & Winters
  • USA
  • July 16 2015

From an investor’s perspective, do both statements have the same meaning? The United States Supreme Court thinks not. The former expresses a fact, the


U.S. Supreme Court Affirms Broader View of “Personal Benefits” That Can Trigger Insider-Trading Liability
  • Miller Canfield PLC
  • USA
  • December 9 2016

To be liable for insider trading in violation of the federal securities laws, the insider “tipper” who discloses the inside information must