We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance



Results: 1-10 of 148

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


Supreme Court refuses to overturn fraud-on-the-market presumption, but adjusts presumption to allow evidence of absence of “price impact” at class certification stage
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2014

The securities class action industry was launched a quarter-century ago when the Supreme Courtrecognized the so-called "fraud-on-the-market"


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


U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announces new enforcement initiatives
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2010

On January 13, 2010, the Division of Enforcement of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced a series of new enforcement initiatives designed to encourage greater cooperation from individuals and companies when the Commission pursues investigations and enforcement actions


Does precedent or congressional action prevent the Supreme Court from reconsidering the fraud-on-the market doctrine in Halliburton?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • March 4 2014

The Supreme Court will grapple with private securities class actions when it hears oral argument tomorrow in Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc


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


Are quasi-class action suits by state AGs removable under CAFA (or, for securities fraud cases, barred by SLUSA)?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2013

A number of courts recently have weighed in on a question we've blogged beforewhether lawsuits by state attorneys general seeking restitution


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


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


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