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The Weekly Privacy Rewind
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2018

Class Actions Finkly & Sons Co. Faces Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act Class Action A former employee of steelmaker A. Finkly & Sons Co

Fourth Circuit Upholds Disclosure of Government Subpoena as Evidence of Loss Causation
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2018

The Fourth Circuit ruled yesterday that a plaintiff can sufficiently plead loss causation to establish a securities-fraud claim based on an “amalgam”

Governance & Securities Law Focus: Asia Edition - February 2018
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA, Asia-Pacific, United Kingdom, European Union, Hong Kong
  • February 7 2018

On 11 December 2017, the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong (SFC) issued a circular, which reminds financial service providers of the

Governance & Securities Law Focus: Europe Edition, January 2018
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA, United Kingdom, European Union, Hong Kong, Italy
  • January 26 2018

On 13 November 2017, the European Commission (EC) published a consultation on institutional investors and asset managers’ duties regarding

Fourth Circuit Court Of Appeals Affirms Dismissal Of Securities Fraud Class Action, Stating That Scienter Cannot Be Pled By “Stacking Inference Upon Inference”
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2017

On November 15, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a putative securities fraud class action

Recent Plan Fiduciary Victories in ERISA Single-Stock Fund Litigation
  • Morgan Lewis
  • USA
  • September 6 2017

Over the last few months, there have been a significant number of court decisions ruling against plaintiffs alleging ERISA breach of fiduciary

The Financial Report, 13 January 2017, US Judicial Developments
  • DLA Piper
  • USA
  • January 13 2017

A shareholder of Archon Corp.’s preferred stock appealed the district court’s dismissal of his class action suit against the company for breach of

On Remand, District Court Rules for the Fiduciaries in Tatum v. R.J. Reynolds
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2016

The R.J. Reynolds defendants have again prevailed against allegations that they breached their fiduciary duties by divesting the RJR 401(k) plan of

Emotional distress damages available under anti-retaliation provision of SOX.
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2015

The Fourth Circuit affirmed an award of emotional distress damages to a woman who was fired after raising concerns about a misstatement on one of her

Fourth Circuit applies two-year statute of limitations to SOX whistleblower claim and confirms availability of emotional distress damages
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 1 2015

In Jones v. SouthPeak Interactive Corp., 777 F.3d 658 (4th Cir. 2015), the plaintiff, the former chief financial officer of a video game publishing