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Why the Supreme Court’s decision in Halliburton is bad news for investors and the public
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2014

Yesterday's Supreme Court ruling in the Halliburton case leaves the securities class action system pretty much unchanged. And that isn't because the


Presumption against extraterritoriality in Morrison v. National Australia Bank extended to private party whistleblower retaliation cases
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2014

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has ruled that the presumption against extraterritoriality applies to private party actions under


US Second Circuit heightens the standard of proof required to sustain tippertippee insider trading convictions
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2014

On December 10, 2014, in United States v. Newman, et al., The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has clarified the elements required to


Fraud and forbearance: state courts divided on whether to recognize claims by securities holders
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2010

Two recent state appellate court cases demonstrate the division in the law regarding whether holders of securities can maintain a cause of action related to alleged fraud and negligent misrepresentation


FCPA update: year-end 2013
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2014

As a follow-up to Mayer Brown's FCPA Update: Mid-Year 2013, 1 this report covers enforcement activity of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA


FCPA update: mid-year 2013
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • August 13 2013

Continuing a seven-year trend, 2013 has seen a continued surge in activity on the Foreign Corrupt Practice Act ("FCPA") front, both with respect to


New Securities and Commodities Fraud Section created by Chicago-based US attorney
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2014

Zachary Fardon, the recently appointed US Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, has announced the creation of a new Securities and


Supreme Court will address “fraud-on-the-market” presumption in securities class actions
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2013

Earlier today, the U.S. Supreme Court granted review in Halliburton Co. v . Erica P. John Fund, No. 13-317, to address an important question


A brave new SEC? The SEC rejects proposed settlement with hedge fund Harbinger Capital and its manager Falcone
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2013

In a regulatory filing made on July 19, 2013, Harbinger Group, Inc. (Harbinger Group), a publicly traded investment company, announced that the US


US Securities and Exchange Commission settles its first whistleblower anti-retaliation case
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2014

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC or the Commission) has announced a $2.2 million settlement in the Commission's first whistleblower