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Litigation threat means public companies should review director compensation process
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2015

Corporate directors are permitted to, and regularly do, set their own compensation. This has not been controversial because boards have typically


New York appeals court: Dishonest Acts exclusion does not preclude coverage for SEC-ordered payment
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2015

Last week, the Appellate Division (First Department) of the New York State Supreme Court issued its latest ruling in the matter of JP Morgan


SEC advises issuers to continue to comply with Conflict Minerals Rule
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • Democratic Republic of Congo, USA
  • April 30 2014

Reacting to a recent court ruling striking down a portion of the Dodd-Frank Act and related SEC Form SD, yesterday, the SEC's Division of Corporate


Federal securities class action filings decline through Q2 2013
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2013

Federal securities class action activity has been sluggish through the first half of 2013. According to a recent report by Cornerstone Research and


New York’s highest court delivers important disgorgement decision
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2013

On June 11, 2013, the New York State Court of Appeals reinstated a policyholder's claim for coverage for a $160 million "disgorgement" payment to the


With securities case dismissal, another loss in the southern district for LIBOR plaintiffs
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2013

On Monday, Southern District of New York Judge Shira Scheindlin dismissed the entire suit in Gusinsky v. Barclays, without leave to amend and with


SDNY judge guts LIBOR claims on motion to dismiss, but banks are not off the hook yet
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2013

In an exhaustive 161-page ruling issued on Friday, Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald of the Southern District of New York dismissed the majority of the


Recent opinion tightens SEC’s FCPA grip over foreign nationals
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2013

A judge in the Southern District of New York denied three Hungarian nationals' motion to dismiss charges brought by the Securities and Exchange


SEC’s asset management unit continues to probe valuation methods of hedge funds with latest case against Yorkville
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 22 2012

On October 17, the SEC filed a lawsuit in the Southern District of New York against hedge fund Yorkville Advisors LLC, as well as its President Mark Angelo and CFO Edward Schinik


Market timing case goes to U.S. Supreme Court
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 16 2012

D&O and E&O carriers alike will want to keep a close eye on the US Supreme Court this term