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Delaware Supreme Court reinstates derivatively brought insider trading case
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2011

On June 20th, the Delaware Supreme Court held that a Delaware firm need not suffer actual harm to recover for its fiduciaries' insider trading under Brophy v. Cities Services Co


Recent SEC Enforcement Action Highlights General Counsel’s Responsibility for Disclosure of Litigation Contingencies
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2016

The SEC recently filed an enforcement action in federal court accusing RPM International and its general counsel of securities law violations based on


Litigation over proxy statement disclosure another update
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2013

As readers know, I have been blogging on the new form of lawsuit over companies' executive compensation disclosures that has appeared in the last


Record sentence handed down in Sanders insider dealing case
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 9 2012

On 19 June 2012 Mr. Justice Simon at Southwark Crown Court sentenced James Sanders, a director of the former UK brokerage firm Blue Index, to four years’ imprisonment after pleading guilty to 10 counts of insider dealing


New York State law does not recognize "holder" claims
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2010

On May 27th, a New York Appellate Court considered whether New York state law recognizes a claim for fraudulent inducement to hold, rather than sell, stock


Chicago Board Options Exchange, Inc. v International Securities Exchange, LLC, No. 2011-1267 (Fed Cir. May 7, 2012)
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2012

A claim using the word “means” is presumed to be a means-plus-function claim unless the claim includes a specific and definite structure, and repeated derogatory statements in the specification are construed as a disavowal of claim scope


PCAOB ruled constitutional with limited exception
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 12 2010

On June 28th, the Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, held that although the Sarbanes-Oxley Act's dual for-cause limitation on the removal of PCAOB members is unconstitutional, it is severable from the Act


"Delaware carve-out" does not exempt mutual fund shareholders' lawsuit from SLUSA
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2011

On September 8th, the Sixth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a state-law class action filed by mutual-fund shareholders against various fund affiliates


SEC announces enforcement results for fiscal 2015 in wake of insider trading setback
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 23 2015

On October 22, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that in fiscal year 2015 (ending September 30), the Enforcement Division


Financial Services Update, Vol. 11, Issue 12
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2016

Last week was a very busy week for bank regulatory developments. It began with the release of the Federal Reserve System's audited financial