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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


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


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


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


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


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


Cosmetics company agrees to pay US$135m to settle FCPA claims
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2014

On May 1, 2014, it was announced that Avon Products, Inc., reached a settlement with US regulators over a long-standing federal probe into whether


US Department of Justice announces new policy targeting corporate individuals
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2015

On September 9, 2015, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a memorandum detailing new policies that prioritize the prosecution of corporate


US Supreme Court grants certiorari in Amgen Inc. v. Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2012

To obtain class certification in an action alleging a misrepresentation in violation of Section 10(b) of the Securities and Exchange Act, 15 U.S.C. 78j(b), a plaintiff must show that reliance on the alleged misrepresentation is common to the class