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Federal appeals court affirms Dodd-Frank whistleblower protections do not apply outside U.S.
  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2014

On August 14, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed a district court's holding that the Dodd-Frank Act's antiretaliation


Berkshire Hathaway Inc. agrees to pay civil penalty of $896,000 to resolve FTC allegations that it violated the reporting requirements of the HSR Act
  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2014

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has agreed to pay a civil penalty of $896,000 concerning its conversion of notes into voting securities of USG


The financial report August 21, 2014 - US judicial developments
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2014

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that the announcement of an investigation, by itself, does not establish loss


Profits do not always equal disgorgement
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2014

Judge Scheindlin of the Southern District of New York recently rejected the SEC's attempt to seek disgorgement of almost $500,000,000 from Samuel


No bright line
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2014

In its Morrison decision, the U.S. Supreme Court addressed the extraterritorial application of Section 10(b) and held that the statute only applies


This week in securities litigation (week ending August 22, 2014)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2014

The Second Circuit upheld SEC Rule 10b-5-2 which defines certain types of relationships as the predicate for insider trading. In reaching its


FTC emphasizes HSR compliance with max civil penalty against Berkshire Hathaway
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2014

Even an Oracle can get stung by the nuances of whether the Hart-Scott-Rodino ("HSR") Act requires a particular transaction be notified. On August 20


Duties to disclose
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2014

Item 303 of Regulation S-K requires issuers to disclose known trends or uncertainties "reasonably likely" to have a material effect on operations


Use of amortized cost valuation
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2014

As we reported in 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit left open the possibility that insider trading prohibitions may apply to


Parkcentral v. Porsche: Second Circuit opens the doors of Morrison, and declines to apply Section 10(b) to domestic securities-based swap transactions
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2014

In Parkcentral Global Hub Ltd,. Et al. v. Porsche Automobile Holdings SE, et al., Dkt. No. 11-397-cv (2d Cir. Aug. 15, 2014), the US Court of Appeals