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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


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


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


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"


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


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


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


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