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New York State and City Employment Law Update

USA - October 12 2022 In this memorandum, we report on three upcoming legislative and regulatory changes that are relevant to employers in New York State and New York…

Allan J. Arffa, David W. Brown, Hallie S. Goldblatt, Michele Hirshman, Brad S. Karp, Jean M. McLoughlin, Leah J. Park, Liza M. Velazquez, Lawrence I. Witdorchic

Second Circuit Rules that Retaliatory Intent is an Element of a Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Claim

USA - August 18 2022 On August 5, 2022, the Second Circuit held that individuals claiming they were terminated in retaliation for protected whistleblower activities under…

Jeremy M. Allen-Arney, Susanna M. Buergel, Geoffrey R. Chepiga, Andrew J. Ehrlich, Gregory F. Laufer, Jane B. O'Brien, Lorin L. Reisner, Daniel S. Sinnreich, Audra J. Soloway

Second Circuit Affirms That Misrepresentations and Omissions Cannot Be the Sole Basis for Liability under Rule 10b-5(a) and (c)

USA - July 20 2022 On July 15, 2022, the Second Circuit held in SEC v. Rio Tinto plc,[2] that the Supreme Court’s ruling in Lorenzo v. SEC[3] did not abrogate the rule…

Aimee W. Brown, Susanna M. Buergel, Geoffrey R. Chepiga, Yahonnes Cleary, Andrew J. Ehrlich, Gregory F. Laufer, Jane B. O'Brien, Walter G. Ricciardi, Richard A. Rosen, Kannon K. Shanmugam, Daniel S. Sinnreich, Audra J. Soloway

Federal Court Denies Class Certification on Grounds That Purchases of Unsponsored ADRs Are Not “Domestic Transactions”

USA - January 28 2022 On January 7, 2022, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California denied a motion for class certification in Stoyas v. Toshiba Corp…

Susanna M. Buergel, Geoffrey R. Chepiga, Andrew J. Ehrlich, EMILY M. GLAVIN, Gregory F. Laufer, Jane B. O'Brien, Richard A. Rosen, Raphael M. Russo, Daniel S. Sinnreich, Audra J. Soloway

Supreme Court Clarifies ERISA Fiduciary’s Duty of Prudence

USA - January 27 2022 On January 24, 2022, the Supreme Court held in Hughes v. Northwestern University that a context-specific inquiry is required to determine whether a…

Aimee W. Brown, Lewis R. Clayton, Andrew J. Ehrlich, Roberto Finzi, Andrew L. Gaines, Joshua Hill Jr., Gregory F. Laufer, Randy Luskey, Jane B. O'Brien, Jessica E. Phillips, Jeffrey J. Recher, Kannon K. Shanmugam, Audra J. Soloway, Liza M. Velazquez, Jing Yan