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Gabelli v. SEC and its impact on government investigations
  • Covington & Burling LLP
  • USA
  • March 11 2013

On February 27, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Gabelli v. SEC, unanimously held that the general five-year statute of limitations for federal


Presumption against extraterritoriality in Morrison v. National Australia Bank extended to criminal prosecutions
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2013

US states On August 30, 2013, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled in United States v. Vilar that the presumption against


Wisconsin federal court holds Dodd-Frank whistleblower protections not available for reported violations of banking laws
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2014

On June 4, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin held that a former bank executive cannot pursue a claim that, when the bank


Basic upheld in Halliburton: defendants may rebut price impact
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court this morning, in Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc., No. 13-317 (U.S. June 23, 2014), preserved (by a 6-3 vote in an


SEC files first whistleblower retaliation enforcement action
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2014

On June 16, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission filed the first-ever enforcement action charging whistleblower retaliation. The SEC was


Conflict Minerals Reports still due June 2: SEC issues updated guidance after court decision
  • Crowell & Moring LLP
  • USA
  • June 4 2014

In response to an April 14th ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has


The Second Circuit vacates Citigroup decision and clarifies standard of review for SEC consent decrees
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2014

In 2011, in a widely-publicized decision, United States District Court Judge Jed Rakoff rejected a proposed consent judgment offered by the U.S


Business law update - Summer 2014
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2014

When negotiating provisions in a merger agreement, conducting due diligence and engaging in transition planning, parties to a merger or acquisition


Financial services update June 2 2014 judicial developments
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2014

On May 28th, the Second Circuit denied a petition for panel rehearing or rehearing en banc filed by victims of Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme. The


Illinois Courts: Fixed Indexed Annuities Are Not Securities
  • Carlton Fields
  • USA
  • October 13 2016

In 2009, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) attempted to regulate fixed indexed annuities (FIAs) as securities by issuing Rule 151A