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Cooperation Resulting In Waiver
Just days before a potentially landscape-altering hearing in a Miami federal courtroom at which lawyers were going to be forced to testify about the legal advice they had given their clients during the course of an internal investigation, the parties quietly backed into their own corners and the hearing was cancelled.
United States
7 Jan 2019
The Implications Of The Second Circuit's Ruling In Hoskins
The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit handed the Department of Justice a rare defeat on 24 August
United States
10 Sep 2018
2017 Year In Review: Securities Litigation And Regulation
The securities litigation and regulatory landscape in 2017 defies simple categorization.
United States
8 Jan 2018
The Tenth Circuit Rules SEC Administrative Judges Are Unconstitutional, Setting Up Potential Supreme Court Review
The constitutionality of the SEC's in-house administrative proceedings is in doubt following the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling in Bandimere v. SEC.
United States
16 Jan 2017
The Supreme Court Restores Implied Benefit Theory In Insider Trading Prosecutions Of Downstream Tippees
Friends and relatives of corporate insiders who knowingly receive and trade on inside information now confront greater exposure for federal securities laws violations.
United States
14 Dec 2016
Getting By With A Little Help From Friends: United States Supreme Court To Clarify Insider Trading Liability In Tipping Cases
The United States Supreme Court granted certiorari in United States v. Salman, in which the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that the government may prove a "personal benefit"...
United States
2 Feb 2016
D.C. Circuit Upholds Attorney-Client Privilege Again In In re Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc.
The D.C. Circuit issued its first writ of mandamus in the KBR litigation on June 27, 2014.
United States
19 Aug 2015
Friends With Benefits: Second Circuit Overturns Newman And Chiasson Convictions And Raises The Government's Burden In Insider Trading Cases Against Tippees
The genesis of the issue in United States v. Newman can be traced back to Dirks, which introduced a new analysis for determining when a breach of duty had occurred.
United States
23 Dec 2014
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