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Second circuit heightens standard of proof for tippertippee insider trading
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • January 27 2015

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently clarified the elements required to establish insider trading in tippertippee cases by


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


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


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


FCPA update: mid-year 2014
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2014

The first half of 2014 has seen a number of significant developments for enforcement of the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) and other


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


Can securities fraud defendants rebut price impact to avoid class certification?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • May 30 2013

In Section 10(b) securities-fraud cases based on affirmative misrepresentations, a class action cannot be certified unless investor reliance is


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


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


US Supreme Court extends Sarbanes-Oxley Act whistleblower protection to employees of a public company’s private contractors and subcontractors
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2014

In Lawson v. FMR LLC, former employees of private companies that provide advisory and management services to mutual funds, sued under the