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Court grants Daubert motion, excluding loss causation and damages opinions of plaintiffs’ expert
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2008

In a recent decision, In re Xcelera.com Securities Litigation, No. 00-11649 (D. Mass. Apr. 25, 2008), Judge D.J. Zobel of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts was called upon to assess the testimony of a putative expert witness, Dr. Scott Hakala, tendered by the plaintiffs in a pending securities fraud class action


The Supreme Court rules in Tellabs that all inferences, including those favorable to defendants, must be considered on a motion to dismiss
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2007

On June 21, 2007, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in the first of two securities fraud cases pending before the Court: Tellabs, Inc. v. Makor Issues & Rights, Ltd


House Subcommittee on Capital Markets holds hearing on Securities Investor Protection Act
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2010

Yesterday, the House Committee on Financial Services' Subcommittee on Capital Markets held a hearing entitled "Assessing the Limitations of the Securities Investor Protection Act."


OSHA issues Final Rule implementing SOX whistleblower complaint procedures
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 10 2015

On March 5, 2015, the Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a Final Rule, more than three years in the


Archer Daniels Midland raises FCPA settlement reserve
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2013

On August 7, 2013, Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) disclosed in its SEC Form 10-Q that it had set aside $54 million to cover any monetary


SEC enters into its first FCPA non-prosecution agreement
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2013

On April 22, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that it had entered into a nonprosecution agreement (NPA) with Ralph Lauren Corp


FinCEN proposes enhanced customer due diligence requirements for financial institutions
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2014

On July 30, 2014, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued proposed rules under the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) to strengthen customer due


How hedge funds and private equity firms can manage Foreign Corrupt Practices Act risks
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 27 2013

In recent years, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have aggressively investigated and enforced both


Recent FCPA opinions provide insight into the scope of personal jurisdiction over foreign nationals
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2013

In recent years, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have demonstrated an increased commitment to


The Supreme Court makes clear defendants’ right to rebut the presumption of reliance at class certification
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2014

On June 23, 2014, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in Halliburton II, in which the Court vacated the Fifth Circuit's prior ruling that denied