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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


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


DOJ and SEC’s resource guide on the FCPA provides important guidance to companies doing business abroad
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2012

On November 14, 2012, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) jointly released their long-anticipated guidance on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FPCA


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


Three former employees of direct access partners plead guilty to FCPA and related charges
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2013

On August 30, the Justice Department announced that three former employees of a New York-based broker-dealer, Direct Access Partners (DAP), entered


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 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


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


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’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