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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

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

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

Guide to Doing Business in Brazil
  • Mayer Brown - Tauil & Chequer
  • Brazil
  • November 24 2016

The Federative Republic of Brazil is the largest country in South America and the world's fifth largest country, both by land mass (almost 8.6 million

FCA Cracks Down on Retail CFDs in Consultation Paper
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 13 2017

The Financial Conduct Authority's (the "FCA's") recent Consultation Paper 1640 ("CP1640") outlines policy proposals designed to boost investor

Securities LawInsider Trading
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2016

The Court clarified an important issue of securities law, concluding unanimously today in an opinion by Justice Alito that a tippee who trades on

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

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

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