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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


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


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


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


Where the Rubber meets the road: Goodyear Tire agrees to pay $16 million to settle FCPA claims
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 2 2015

On February 24, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that it had entered into a settlement with Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. to


SEC adopts Final Rules and guidance defining “security-based swap dealer” and “major security-based swap participant” in cross-border transactions
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2014

On June 25, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted the first of a series of rules on cross-border security-based swap activities


Halliburton on remand defendants defeat certification for the vast majority of plaintiffs’ claims
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2015

On July 25, 2015, the Honorable Barbara M. Lynn of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas entered the much anticipated


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’s new policy requiring admissions of wrongdoing: implications for FCPA settlements?
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2013

On August 19, 2013, the SEC entered into a settlement agreement with Phillip Falcone and his advisory firm, Harbinger Capital Partners, based on


SEC announces charges against corporate insiders for violating reporting obligations under the Exchange Act
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • September 19 2014

On September 10, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced charges against 28 officers, directors and major shareholders for