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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


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


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


Sweeping reforms expected to revolutionize Mexico’s energy sector
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Mexico
  • December 18 2013

The Mexican Congress has passed a sweeping energy constitutional reform bill that will open the country's energy sector to competition. The bill


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


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


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


Rejection of settlement with SEC may affect SEC’s securities fraud settlement policy
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2011

Earlier this week, a federal district court judge in Manhattan rejected a proposed $285 million settlement between the US Securities Exchange Commission and Citigroup in a mortgage-backed securities matter


Plaintiffs seek to revive securities fraud class actions under Second Circuit’s “class standing” doctrine
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2013

I previously blogged about the Second Circuit's troubling decision in NECA-IBEW Health & Welfare Fund v. Goldman Sachs & Co. (pdf), 693 F.3d 145 (2d


US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit holds rapid post-fraud stock rebound does not bar securities fraud suit
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2012

The failure to allege economic loss and loss causationessential elements of a securities fraud claimshould be fatal to a Rule 10b-5 complaint