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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


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


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


Supreme Court to clarify “inquiry notice” standard for securities fraud statute of limitations
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 7 2009

Last month, the Supreme Court granted certiorari to clarify the much-litigated issue of when plaintiffs are deemed to have "inquiry notice" of their claims sufficient to trigger running of the statute of limitations for federal securities fraud claims


Senate judiciary committee holds hearing on financial fraud
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • September 24 2010

On Wednesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing entitled "Investigating and Prosecuting Financial Fraud after the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act."


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


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


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


Texas district court rebuffs SEC's attempt to expand misappropriation theory of insider trading liability in case involving Mark Cuban
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2009

In an insider trading case against Mark Cuban, the high-profile self-made billionaire and owner of the NBA Dallas Mavericks, the SEC was rebuffed in its latest effort to expand by enforcement action and rule-making authority the scope of insider trading liability under the so-called misappropriation theory


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