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Pro Bono Team Wins Asylum for Ugandan Women Persecuted for Sexual Orientation and Political Activism

Labaton Sucharow's pro bono immigration team won asylum for a gay Ugandan woman who suffered brutal persecution in Uganda based on her sexual ...

Monday, September 9, 2019

by User
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Expert Q&A on Class Action Settlements and Developments in Class Action Practice

Partner David J. Goldsmith spoke with Practical Law about important considerations and best practices for plaintiffs' counsel seeking to settle a ...

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

by David J. Goldsmith
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As Whistleblower Tips Pile Up at SEC, Partner Jordan Thomas Cautions Whistleblowers from Going Public with Allegations

Partner Jordan A. Thomas, a leading SEC Whistleblower Lawyer, was quoted in Compliance Week following two recent instances of whistleblowers turning ...

Thursday, August 22, 2019

by User
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Labaton Sucharow Files Antitrust Class Action Alleging Price-Fixing Conspiracy Against Major Manufacturers of HDD Suspension Assemblies

Labaton Sucharow announced it has filed a class action complaint alleging that certain manufacturers of hard disk drive (“HDD”) suspension assemblies ...

Monday, August 5, 2019

by User
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David Schwartz, Irina Vasilchenko, and Ned Weinberger Named to Benchmark Litigation's 40 & Under Hot List

Partners David Schwartz, Irina Vasilchenko, and Ned Weinberger have been named to Benchmark Litigation’s 40 & Under Hot list.  The list recognizes ...

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Expert Q&A on Class Action Settlements and Developments in Class Action Practice

Partner David J. Goldsmith spoke with Practical Law about important considerations and best practices for plaintiffs' counsel seeking to settle a ...

Friday, June 28, 2019

by David J. Goldsmith
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The Largest SEC Whistleblower Award in History: One Year Later

Jordan Thomas, SEC Whistleblower Representation Practice Chair, talks to New York Law Journal about how he helped his clients made history last year ...

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

by New York Law Journal
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Labaton Sucharow Nets $35.5 Million to Settle Derivative Lawsuit Challenging REIT Management and Acquisition

Labaton Sucharow has reached a $35.5 million deal to settle a breach of fiduciary duty lawsuit challenging a series of decisions made by the board of ...

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Defeats Motion to Dismiss in High Frequency Trading Securities Class Action

Labaton Sucharow, as co-lead counsel, has defeated a renewed motion to dismiss claims against seven U.S. stock exchanges alleging that the defendant ...

Friday, May 31, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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SEC Policy Incentivizing Whistleblowers Weakened by Ruling, Lawyers Say

SEC Whistleblower Representation Practice Chair Jordan Thomas was quoted in The Wall Street Journal regarding a first of its kind payout from the SEC ...

Friday, May 31, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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The Legal 500 Ranks Three Labaton Sucharow Practice Areas and 12 Lawyers in 2019 Guide

For the 13th Consecutive Year, Labaton Sucharow has been recognized as one of the nation’s best plaintiffs’ firms by The Legal 500.  The Firm once ...

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Corporations Are Getting Bigger. Thank a Trial Lawyer for Keeping Them in Check

Antitrust and Competition Co-Chair Gregory Asciolla was interviewed by CNN Business on the importance of public enforcement in mitigating antitrust ...

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Insys Marks First U.S. Conviction in Opioids Fight

CBS This Morning interviewed partner Michael Canty about the significance of recent conviction of Insys Therapeutics executives for bribing doctors ...

Friday, May 3, 2019

by CBS This Morning
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Serena Hallowell and Ed Labaton Named Trailblazers by The National Law Journal

Partners Serena Hallowell and Ed Labaton have been recognized as Plaintiffs’ Lawyers Trailblazers by The National Law Journal. This annual list ...

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Chambers USA Ranks Five Labaton Sucharow Lawyers and Three Practice Groups in 2019 Guide

Labaton Sucharow has once again been recognized as among the leading plaintiffs’ firms in the nation by Chambers USA, honored for its work in ...

Friday, April 26, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Emulex Highlights Greater Scrutiny of Issues at High Court

In an expert analysis column published by Law360, Serena Hallowell, partner and leader of the direct action litigation practice, Of Counsel Corban ...

Thursday, April 25, 2019

by Serena Hallowell, Corban Rhodes, Anna Menkova
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Labaton Sucharow's Women's Initiative Event Shortlisted for Euromoney's Best Gender Diversity Initiative Award

Labaton Sucharow has been named a finalist by Euromoney LMG in the “Best Gender Diversity Initiative by National Firm (North America)” category. The ...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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The Future Ain't What It Used to Be

Partner Jay Himes and Associate Jonathan Crevier authored an article for the spring edition of NY Litigator, “The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be”: ...

Friday, April 12, 2019

by Jay Himes, Jonathan Crevier
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The Future Ain't What It Used to Be

Partner Jay Himes and Associate Jonathan Crevier authored an article for the spring edition of NYLitigator, “The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be”: ...

Friday, April 12, 2019

by Jay L. Himes, Jonathan S. Crevier
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Labaton Sucharow Wins Delaware Supreme Court Appeal in Earthstone Energy Merger Suit

On April 5, 2019, co-lead counsel Labaton Sucharow won an important victory in the Delaware Supreme Court when the Court overturned a Delaware Court ...

Friday, April 5, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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"Welcome to the Hotel California": The Beast of Algorithmic Pricing

Partner Jay L. Himes and Associate Tianran Song analyze the application of antitrust law to issues raised from the emergence of dynamic pricing ...

Thursday, April 4, 2019

by Jay L. Himes, Tianran Song
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The Beast of Algorithmic Pricing

Partner Jay L. Himes and Associate Tianran Song analyze the application of antitrust law to issues raised from the emergence of dynamic pricing ...

Thursday, April 4, 2019

by CPI Antitrust Chronicle
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Advocacy in Action: How an SEC Program Inspired International Reform

In the New York Law Journal, Partner Richard Levine wrote about the history and successes of the SEC Whistleblower Program.  The Commission has ...

Thursday, March 28, 2019

by Richard Levine
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Labaton Sucharow Whistleblower Awarded $13 Million for Reporting Securities Violations Leading to $267 Million Enforcement Action against JPMorgan

Firm Continues to Secure Historic Victories on Behalf of Anonymous Tipsters New York, NY (March 26, 2019) – The Securities and Exchange Commission ...

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Files Antitrust Class Action against AbbVie and Other Drugmakers for Blocking Competition for Blockbuster Drug Humira in the U.S.

Labaton Sucharow LLP has filed a class action lawsuit against drugmaker AbbVie Inc. and a group of global rivals, alleging the company colluded to ...

Monday, March 18, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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AbbVie Faces 1st Antitrust Suit Over Humira 'Patent Thicket'

Law360 and other legal and pharmaceutical publications wrote about our "first-of-its-kind" lawsuit alleging AbbVie and several biosimilar makers ...

Monday, March 18, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Nabs Class Co-Lead in Epic Dell Stock Swap Suit

Labaton Sucharow has been appointed co-lead counsel in a class action lawsuit alleging that a Dell stock reclassification cost public investors ...

Monday, March 18, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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The Time Has Come to Address Rule 10b5-1 Trading Plans and Their Shortcomings

In the wake of the U.S. House of Representatives passing a bill that, if enacted, would direct the SEC to examine whether Rule 10b5-1 should be ...

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

by Alfred L. Fatale III, Lisa Strejlau
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The Time Has Come to Address Rule 10b5-1 Trading Plans and Their Shortcomings

In the wake of the U.S. House of Representatives passing a bill that, if enacted, would direct the SEC to examine whether Rule 10b5-1 should be ...

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

by Alfred Fatale, Lisa Strejlau
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Whistleblowers Promise to Make 2019 a Year of Reckoning in the Workplace

Partner and Whistleblower Representation Practice Leader Jordan Thomas wrote an article for MarketWatch about the reckoning of ethics in the ...

Monday, March 4, 2019

by Jordan A. Thomas
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Whistleblowers Promise to Make 2019 a Year of Reckoning in the Workplace

Partner and Whistleblower Representation Practice Leader Jordan Thomas wrote an article for MarketWatch about the reckoning of ethics in the ...

Monday, March 4, 2019

by Jordan A. Thomas
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Firm's Suit Challenging Conduct of Straight Path Controlling Shareholder in $3 Billion Merger Moves Forward after Delaware Supreme Court Win

On February 22, 2019, Labaton Sucharow secured a major victory when the Delaware Supreme Court upheld the Court of Chancery’s decision to deny ...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Protecting Patents Through Tribal Sovereign Immunity: A Failed Experiment

Greg Asciolla, Partner and Antitrust and Competition Litigation Practice Co-Chair, and Of Counsel Matt Perez contributed the feature article in the ...

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

by Gregory Asciolla, Matthew Perez
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Labaton Sucharow Files Class Action Suit Alleging Illegal Market Division Agreement Eliminating Generic Competition to Sensipar

Labaton Sucharow LLP, on behalf of UFCW Local 1500 Welfare Fund, has filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Amgen and Teva Pharmaceuticals ...

Thursday, February 21, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Ned Weinberger Argues Appeal Before Delaware Supreme Court in Energy Co. Merger Suit

Ned Weinberger, chair of Labaton Sucharow's Corporate Governance and Shareholder Rights Litigation Practice, argued an appeal before the Delaware ...

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Class Action Group of the Year: Labaton Sucharow

Law360 has recognized Labaton Sucharow as one of its Class Action Groups of the Year for 2018. The Firm’s work in obtaining a $96 million in ...

Monday, January 28, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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2018 Year in Review

With historic wins by our Whistleblower Representation Group and recoveries of more than $3.6 billion in Securities and Antitrust cases against ...

Friday, January 25, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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High Court's Emulex Issue Is Narrower Than Some Suggest

In Law360, Of Counsel Corban Rhodes and Associate Anna Menkova discuss why the Supreme Court should limit its review of Emulex v. Gary Varjabedian et ...

Friday, January 18, 2019

by Corban Rhodes, Anna Menkova
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Securities Group of the Year: Labaton Sucharow

Law360 profiled Labaton Sucharow's "multifaceted securities team" as part of its annual Practice Group of the Year awards.  The publication ...

Thursday, January 17, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Wins Two Law360 Practice Group of the Year Awards

Named for the Sixth Time in Class Action and First Time in Securities Labaton Sucharow has won Law360 Practice Group of the Year Awards in two ...

Monday, January 14, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Name Partner Steps Back as New Chairman Takes the Reins

The New York Law Journal spoke with Labaton Sucharow Chairman Chris Keller and Chairman Emeritus Lawrence Sucharow about the Firm's recent leadership ...

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Chairman Steps Down After 20 Years

Law360 interviewed Labaton Sucharow's newly appointed Chairman Chris Keller and Lawrence Sucharow, who is assuming the role of Chairman Emeritus ...

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Names Christopher Keller Chairman and Lawrence Sucharow Chairman Emeritus

Labaton Sucharow is excited to announce that Christopher Keller, who was elevated to the role of Co-Chairman in December 2017, has been named ...

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Prevails Over Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss in DeVry Securities Class Action

The Utah Retirement Systems, represented by Labaton Sucharow, defeated a motion to dismiss in a securities class action lawsuit against DeVry ...

Monday, January 7, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Announces New Partners and Of Counsel

Labaton Sucharow announced today that Karin E. Garvey and David J. Schwartz have been elected to the Partnership and that John J. Esmay, Alfred L. ...

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Worth Magazine Q&A: Jordan Thomas

Worth magazine profiled Jordan Thomas, Chair of Labaton Sucharow's Whistleblower  Representation Practice, about his journey from nonprofit work in ...

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

by Labaton Sucharow
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Bernie Madoff's Legacy: Whistleblower Inc.

A decade after the arrest of Bernie Madoff, The Wall Street Journal examined the scandal's most tangible consequence, the development of an entire ...

Saturday, December 8, 2018

by Labaton Sucharow
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How the Migrant Caravan May Force Congress to Fix a Broken Asylum System

In USA Today, Alan Gomez wrote about how the migrant caravan may pressure the U.S. Congress to revamp America's outdated asylum system. According to ...

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

by Labaton Sucharow
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Law360 Spotlights Labaton Sucharow Pro Bono Immigration Team

For its Pro Bono Spotlight, Law360 recently wrote about Labaton Sucharow's pro bono immigration team, detailing two cases in which the team secured ...

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Investigates Manipulation of E-Mini Index Futures and Options

Labaton Sucharow has an ongoing investigation into the manipulation of E-Mini Dow Futures, E-Mini S&P 500 Futures, and E-Mini NASDAQ 100 Futures, and ...

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Named a Top Plaintiffs Firm by Benchmark Litigation

NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2018 - Benchmark Litigation has once again named Labaton Sucharow as a Top 10 Plaintiffs Firm in the country in its 2019 edition. ...

Thursday, October 25, 2018

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow’s Pro Bono Immigration Team Wins Asylum for Pakistani National Who Was a Victim of Religious Persecution

New York, October 15, 2018 – A pro bono team of lawyers and staff from Labaton Sucharow recently obtained asylum for a Pakistani national persecuted ...

Monday, October 15, 2018

by Labaton Sucharow
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Jordan A. Thomas Named Whistleblower "Lawyer of the Year"

New York, NY – October 5, 2018 – Labaton Sucharow LLP is pleased to announce that Jordan A. Thomas, a principal architect of the SEC Whistleblower ...

Friday, October 5, 2018

by Labaton Sucharow
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Jordan Thomas Talks SEC, Elon Musk Settlement on CNBC's Squawk Box

Jordan Thomas discussed the SEC's recently announced settlement with Tesla CEO Elon Musk, calling the settlement "an appropriate resolution, one that ...

Monday, October 1, 2018

by Labaton Sucharow
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Jordan Thomas Discusses the SEC's Settlement with Tesla

Jordan Thomas, Chair of Labaton Sucharow's Whistleblower Representation Practice, spoke with The Washington Post about the SEC's settlement with ...

Saturday, September 29, 2018

by Labaton Sucharow
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The Per Se Rule Against Hard-Core Antitrust Violations: Etched in Stone or Endangered Species

Last year, the District Court for the District of Utah held that the rule of reason governed a criminal antitrust prosecution by the Department of ...

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

by Jay L. Himes, Brian Morrison
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An Update On Anti-Poach Enforcement and Class Actions

In recent years, no-poach agreements have caught the attention of government regulators and are now subject to close scrutiny both by the U.S. ...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

by Robin van der Meulen, Brian Morrison
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China Agritech's Positive Implications For Plaintiffs

Labaton attorneys discuss what plaintiffs can do to ensure that their right to recovery is not extinguished after the Supreme Court’s China Agritech ...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

by Serena Hallowell, David Goldsmith, Philip Leggio, Anna Menkova
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FDA Risk-Evaluation Guidance Unlikely To Help Generics

Gregory Asciolla and Matthew Perez discuss the U.S. FDA’s guidances concerning risk evaluation and mitigation strategies and the likely minimal ...

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

by Gregory Asciolla, Matthew Perez
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Charting a New Course in Cuba? Why the Time is Now to Settle Outstanding American Property Claims

In the Brooklyn Journal of International Law, Associate Marco A. Dueñas discusses how outstanding American property claims in Cuba are an obstacle ...

Friday, June 1, 2018

by Marco A. Dueñas
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Chambers USA Once Again Awards Labaton Sucharow Nationwide Top Rankings for Plaintiffs Antitrust and Securities Litigation; Recognizes Five Leading Lawyers

New York, NY (May 10, 2018) — Labaton Sucharow LLP has been recognized by Chambers & Partners USA as a top tier plaintiffs law firm for antitrust and ...

Thursday, May 10, 2018

by User
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Courts Must Soon Tackle Critical Questions About ICOs

An ICO allows cryptocurrencies to raise capital for a new venture similar to the way a startup would through an Initial Public Offering (IPO), ...

Thursday, April 26, 2018

by Michael P. Canty, Ross M. Kamhi
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FCPA Compliance Report: Episode 389

Partner Steven J. Durham sat down with Thomas Fox on his podcast, FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report, to discuss the Firm’s role in its securement of ...

Monday, April 16, 2018

by Jay L. Himes
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FCPA Compliance Report: Episode 375

Partner Steven J. Durham was featured on a podcast with FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report to discuss the impact of the Supreme Court’s recent ...

Monday, March 19, 2018

by Jay L. Himes
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‘Impossible Position’ for Corporate Fraud Gatekeepers

The recent Supreme Court whistleblower ruling is a devastating blow to defenses against corporate fraud, says an architect of the SEC whistleblower ...

Thursday, March 15, 2018

by Jordan A. Thomas
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Notable Trends In Foreign Securities Litigation

We discuss how foreign securities litigation will continue to evolve and grow more complex in the coming year. While securities litigation has ...

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

by Mark S. Willis, Rachel A. Avan
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9th Circ. Decision Could Be Game-Changer for Investors

Last Wednesday, the Ninth Circuit issued an important decision in Mineworkers' Pension Scheme et al. v. First Solar Inc. that serves to protect ...

Friday, February 2, 2018

by Carol C. Villegas, James C. Christie
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A Real And Righteous Annunity

https://www.secwhistlebloweradvocate.com/insights/real-righteous-annunity/

Thursday, February 1, 2018

by Jordan A. Thomas
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Lawline: Trends in Direct Actions and the Rise of Direct Actions in the Securities Fraud Arena

New York, NY January 23, 2018 Serena P. Hallowell, head of the Direct Action Litigation Practice, and of counsel Rachel A. Avan discussed the rise of ...

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

by Rudi Julius
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How to Make it Easier for Women to Report Sexual Harassment

We must get beyond dialogue to actually establish a culture of respect in the workplace, created by employers, defended by law enforcement, and ...

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

by Jordan A. Thomas
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Expert Q&A on Class Action Settlements and Developments in Class Action Practice: A Plaintiff-Side Perspective

David J. Goldsmith discusses important considerations and best practices for plaintiffs’ counsel seeking to settle a class action. Q: Given that the ...

Monday, December 4, 2017

by David J. Goldsmith
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Silicon Valley Could Be the Next Hotspot for SEC Whistleblowers

Jordan A. Thomas puts Silicon Valley on notice citing whistleblowers. In recent years, the SEC has had greater success policing wrongdoing due in ...

Saturday, November 18, 2017

by Jordan A. Thomas
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Arbitration Rule Repeal Will Adversely Affect Consumers

By overturning the CFPB’s rule barring financial institutions from forcing customers into private arbitration, Congress has given them a free pass. ...

Thursday, November 2, 2017

by Gregory Asciolla, Brian Morrison
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Direct Actions: A Path to Recovery for Foreign Purchases of Securities

We provide the current state of court interpretations of Morrison; practical considerations for institutional investors considering foreign actions; ...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

by Serena P. Hallowell, Rachel A. Avan, Thomas W. Watson
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Billionaire founder of drug company arrested for alleged opioid scheme

Michael P. Canty was featured on CBS Evening News discussing improper practices by pharma companies and doctors that served to worsen the opioid ...

Thursday, October 26, 2017

by Jay L. Himes
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Billionaire founder of drug company arrested for alleged opioid scheme

October 26, 2017, CBS Evening News Michael P. Canty was featured on CBS Evening News discussing improper practices by pharma companies and doctors ...

Thursday, October 26, 2017

by Sample HubSpot User
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Labaton Sucharow Partner Jordan A. Thomas Named to List of Top Enforcement Attorneys

NEW YORK – (October 17, 2017) – Labaton Sucharow LLP is pleased to announce that partner Jordan A. Thomas, has been named to Securities Docket’s 2017 ...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

by User
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Efforts to Protect Consumer Data Face Corporate Pushback

Corban S. Rhodes and Ross Kamhi discuss how the legal system is struggling to keep pace with rapid technological innovation and the privacy issues ...

Thursday, October 12, 2017

by Corban S. Rhodes, Ross Kamhi
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Even Bartenders and Personal Trainers can receive Whistleblower Awards from the SEC

Jordan A. Thomas breaks down who is eligible for whistleblower awards from the SEC, including tipsters outside of the financial industry. Crafted by ...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

by Jordan A. Thomas
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How to Gather Evidence if You Want to be a Whistleblower

Steven J. Durham guides whistleblowers on gathering evidence Not unlike the popular psychology that emerged in the late 20th century, in the legal ...

Friday, September 15, 2017

by Steven J. Durham
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Recruit or Resist? Corporate Culture and the Whistleblower

We discuss why whistleblower tips are on the rise and how their role has powerful repercussions. Given the recent and significant uptick in ...

Thursday, September 7, 2017

by Jordan A. Thomas
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Ex-SEC Attorney Raps WSJ Report on Enforcement Activity

Jordan A. Thomas discusses how the Securities and Exchange Commission is on track to have a record year for enforcement activity If the first half of ...

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

by Jordan A. Thomas
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FCPA Compliance Report: Episode 338

Partner Steven J. Durham was featured on a podcast with FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report to discuss his background and how partner Jordan A. Thomas ...

Thursday, July 27, 2017

by Jay L. Himes
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Happy Anniversary, Dodd-Frank

Jordan A. Thomas shares the successes and future of Dodd-Frank in celebration of its seventh anniversary On July 21, 2010, President Barack Obama ...

Thursday, July 20, 2017

by Jordan A. Thomas
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Investor Recovery Strategies Following ANZ Securities

Firm attorneys offer a plaintiffs' perspective on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in ANZ Securities Inc. case. In California Public Employees’ ...

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

by Serena P. Hallowell, Brian Morrison, Thomas W. Watson
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The Disruption Generation – Millennial Entrepreneurs Struggle to Go Public

Michael W. Stocker discusses millennial entrepreneurs—both the benefits of being disruptors as well as potential obstacles they may face when held ...

Thursday, April 27, 2017

by Michael W. Stocker
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How the Workplace Fears and Fails the Whistleblower

We dissect why companies must encourage and reward employees who raise concerns, not punish them. In recent months, the U.S. Securities and Exchange ...

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

by Jordan A. Thomas
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Shareholders Sue Companies for Lying About Cyber Security

We share our experience advising boards and shareholders regarding legal implications of data breaches. Partner Michael W. Stocker was featured in a ...

Thursday, October 27, 2016

by Michael W. Stocker
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Cyber Threats and Securities Litigation: The Emerging Landscape

Investors and corporations alike have become increasingly concerned about the dramatic uptick in widespread data breaches. “We’ve been hacked!” The ...

Thursday, October 27, 2016

by Michael W. Stocker, David C. Erroll
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Banks on Trial

Three of Australia’s biggest banks stand accused of manipulating a key part of the wiring behind our financial system. In a recent podcast with Mario ...

Sunday, July 31, 2016

by Jay L. Himes
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415 Million Reasons Why It’s Time to Hug a Whistleblower

For its fifth year anniversary, we examine the significant rise of the U.S. SEC whistleblower program and its impact on recent rulings for ...

Friday, July 22, 2016

by Jordan A. Thomas
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A Turning of the Tide: Victim Redress Through Private Antitrust Litigation

We address the differences between the U.S. and EU regimes and how the EU is implementing a new litigation landscape. INTRODUCTION Access to the ...

Monday, July 18, 2016

by Karin E. Garvey
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Post-Morrison: The Global Journey Toward Asset Recovery

This paper provides the current state of some court interpretations of Morrison; practical considerations for institutional investors considering ...

Thursday, June 30, 2016

by Michael W. Stocker, Rachel A. Avan, Michael Korn, and members of the National Association of Public Pension Plan Attorneys (NAPPA) Working Group Morrison Sub-Committee
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Creating a Partial Solution to Delayed Generic Competition

This article explores the benefits and limitations of the proposed legislation, the CREATES Act of 2016. A bipartisan group of U.S. senators recently ...

Friday, June 24, 2016

by Gregory Asciolla, Matthew Perez
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Merrill Lynch Settles SEC Probe in Largest Customer Protection Settlement in Agency's History

Jordan A. Thomas comments on whistleblower clients leading to Bank of America’s $415M SEC enforcement action Bank of America Corp's Merrill Lynch ...

Thursday, June 23, 2016

by Sample HubSpot User
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Bondholders File Proposed Class Action Against Volkswagen AG

Thomas A. Dubbs discusses newly filed class action against Volkswagen AG On behalf of Boston Retirement System, a public pension fund for Boston ...

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

by Sample HubSpot User
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Cash or No Cash – That is No Longer the Question!

Analyzing the Impact of FTC vs. Actavis: We address whether non-cash payments can be unlawful reverse payments under Actavis Introduction The U.S. ...

Friday, April 22, 2016

by Robin A. van der Meulen, Rudi Julius
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“Shall We Dance?”— Biologic-Biosimilar Competition Under the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act

As more biosimilar applications are filed, courts will inevitably face the novel and complex issues posed by the BPCIA with increasing frequency. I. ...

Monday, December 14, 2015

by Gregory Asciolla, Matthew Perez
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"I'm Never Too Far Away": Extradition of Non-U.S. Nationals Charged with Price-Fixing

I. Introduction Cartels—price-fixing agreements by competitors—are bad. U.S. Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust Joel Klein once called cartels ...

Thursday, October 1, 2015

by Jay L. Himes
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Whistle While You Work—For a Cartelist: Whistleblower Protection and Antitrust

We discuss the history of whistleblower statutes and provide an overview of whistleblower programs utilized by the IRS and SEC, as well as varying ...

Thursday, October 1, 2015

by Jay L. Himes, Matthew Perez
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Securities Act cases are surging in...state courts?

We discuss the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act's effects on state court jurisdictions. Over the past three years, the number of initial ...

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

by Michael W. Stocker, Francis P. McConville
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Wall Street Has Lost Moral Compass: Thomas

Jordan A. Thomas speaks to Bloomberg TV on the Firm's recent financial services professional ethics survey.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

by Jay L. Himes
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Nightly Business Report — May 19, 2015

Jordan A. Thomas discusses how new study shows little has changed on Wall Street with the Nightly Business Report.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

by Jay L. Himes
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Pressure To Act Unethically Looms Over Wall Street, Survey Finds

Jordan A. Thomas speaks to NPR about the Firm's Financial Services Professionals Ethics Survey: The Street, The Bull and The Crisis.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

The Capitol Forum Antitrust Interview Series

Jay L. Himes answers questions about antitrust policy and process for The Capitol Forum Antitrust Interview series.

Friday, May 1, 2015

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Wall Street Still Tempted by an Unethical Culture

Jordan A. Thomas comments on Wall Street's ethical culture and power players.

Friday, March 27, 2015

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Gregory Asciolla featured on Business Day TV regarding the first platinum and palladium class action

In this televised interview, Gregory Asciolla, partner and Antitrust & Competition Litigation Practice co-chair, provides some detail on the class ...

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

by Rudi Julius
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Achievements, Challenges and Change: A Look at the Past, Present and Future of the SEC Whistleblower Program

We discuss highlights from Achievements, Challenges and Change: The SEC Whistleblower Program Year in Review. Four years ago this month, with the ...

Friday, November 7, 2014

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Oil in the Joints or Monkey Wrench in the Gears: Deferred and Non-Prosecution Agreements in Antitrust Cases

We observe the possible effects of a shift from both, a government enforcer and defense perspective, and discuss what this means for future antitrust ...

Monday, November 3, 2014

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

A Major Victory for Investors: The U.S. Supreme Court's Decision in Halliburton Preserves the Status Quo in U.S. Securities Litigation

We address the importance of the June 2014 decision, Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund. This article appeared in the October 2014 issue ...

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Support Protections for Whistleblowers

The right to report malfeasance should be an unwaivable right in a democratic state; obstruction of that right is cartel-like conduct. In Room for ...

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Wall Street's New Enforcers Aim to Muzzle Whistleblowers

  Welcome to Wall Street, where the unwritten rule has always been that you don't talk about illegal or unethical activities with law enforcement or ...

Monday, July 21, 2014

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Analysis of the U.S. Supreme Court Ruling in Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund

Chairman Lawrence A. Sucharow and partners Martis Alex, Eric J. Belfi, Christopher J. Keller and Michael W. Stocker discuss the June 23 Supreme Court ...

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

by Rudi Julius
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Mandatory Arbitration Provisions: A New Attack on Access to the Courts

Private litigation by institutional investors has always been a crucial complement to regulatory efforts to police the integrity and transparency of ...

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

by Rachel A. Avan
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Requiring Greater Accountability of MLPs for Investors

  In recent years, master limited partnerships have gained increasing popularity among stock investors. But MLP investments often carry significant ...

Monday, April 28, 2014

by Edward Labaton, Ned Weinberger
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Opinion: Employers May Come to Regret Seeking Narrow Definition of "Whistleblower"

  In a fast-paced, risk-filled world, it can be difficult for organizations and their lawyers to look beyond today's immediate challenges and ...

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

What's Located in Washington, Part of the Government and Rolling in Dough?

 With federal prosecutors pulling down record-setting criminal fines in corporate crime cases, the federal Crime Victims Fund is accumulating a ...

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

by Jay L. Himes, Robin A. van der Meulen
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

A Primer on Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund

Thomas A. Dubbs and Christopher J. McDonald discuss the main points of the case and what's at stake for class actions. Law360 featured this video on ...

Friday, March 7, 2014

by Rudi Julius
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

U.S. Securities Litigation and Enforcement

This article appeared in the Jan-Mar 2014 issue of Corporate Disputes Magazine. ©2014 Financier Worldwide Ltd. All rights reserved. Reprinted with ...

Monday, January 13, 2014

by Thomas A. Dubbs, Jeff Butler, Jonathan Tuttle, and Charles "Chuck" Smith
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

When Blue Turns to Grey: Grand Jury Subpoenas for Foreign Documents Produced in Civil Litigation

Grand Jury Subpoenas for Foreign Documents Produced in Civil Litigation Price fixing in the liquid crystal display ("LCD") industry has been the ...

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

by Gregory S. Asciolla, Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Angels Rush in Where Fools Fear to Tread: State Enforcement Against Patent Trolls

  I. INTRODUCTION Nobody likes trolls-those mythical creatures, "considered dangerous to human beings," who hide under bridges waiting to prey on ...

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

by Jay L. Himes, Matthew Perez
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Detroit Bankruptcy Ruling: Implications for Public Pension Plans

  Once the prosperous center of America's automobile industry and the birthplace of Motown music, Detroit now has a new title—the largest bankrupt ...

Sunday, December 1, 2013

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Two Bodies of Law Separated by a Common Mission: Unilateral Conduct By Dominant Firms at the IP/Antitrust Intersection in the EU and the US

It is frequently said that "[t]he goals of the intellectual property and antitrust laws are complementary, not inconsistent."1 Both antitrust law and ...

Sunday, December 1, 2013

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

NewsHour Weekend

PBS NewsHour Weekend's special correspondent Kathy Murthy speaks with Michael Stocker about the JOBS Act's crowdfunding provision. "Is it a good idea ...

Sunday, October 27, 2013

by Rudi Julius
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Arbitration Developments that Could Affect UK Investment in U.S.

Mandatory arbitration is a subject of increasing controversy on both sides of the Atlantic. While provisions imposing mandatory arbitration are an ...

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

JPMorgan Admits Responsibility over 'London Whale'

Jordan A. Thomas speaks about the significance of JP Morgan's admission of wrongdoing in the trading loss known as the 'London Whale'

Thursday, September 19, 2013

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Europe Advancing Victims' Rights in Antitrust Actions

 On June 11, 2013, the E.C. took another big step in its ongoing effort to make it easier for victims of antitrust violations in the European Union ...

Thursday, August 29, 2013

by Gregory Asciolla
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Panic in Detroit: Municipal Bankruptcy and Lessons for City Pension Schemes

The financial meltdown of Detroit may result in fallout not only for the city's own retirement schemes, but for public pension funds on both sides of ...

Thursday, August 1, 2013

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Survey: Professional Ethics Weak on Wall Street

Jordan A. Thomas discusses the findings of a new survey which he says demonstrates that mistrust of the finance industry goes well beyond Main Street.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Enhanced Protections for Whistleblowers Under the Dodd-Frank Act

The Responsibilities, Rights, and Risks of Reporting Fraud CPAs play an important role in protecting investors, and their primary duty is to serve ...

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Daily Wrap December 11, 2012 Podcast

Jordan A. Thomas comments on the increase of whistleblower submissions through the IRS and SEC whistleblower programs Please click here here for the ...

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Two New Court Rulings Say No Exception In Per Se Rule On International Price-Fixing

Naked price-fixing agreements among competitors traditionally have been subject to the per se rule, which declares such conduct to be illegal without ...

Saturday, December 1, 2012

by Gregory Asciolla
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

An Ounce of Prevention...: The Preservation Subpoena

('Subpoena Conservo') to Non-Parties as a Litigation Tool In today's IT-driven world, paper as a way to preserve and transmit information is an ...

Thursday, November 22, 2012

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Whistleblowing in the Corporate World Series, Part VI: Whistleblowing and the Corporate Insider Webinar

Labaton Sucharow Partner Jordan A. Thomas presented in a six-part series hosted by West LegalEdcenter, part of Thomson Reuters. Since the passage of ...

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

by Rudi Julius
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Libor Manipulation Litigation: Latest Trends and Developments

Thomas A. Dubbs spoke during a Strafford Publications webinar, Libor Manipulation Litigation: Latest Trends and Developments, on October 23, 2012 ...

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Whistleblowing in the Corporate World Series, Part V: Corporate Lawyers as Whistleblowers Webinar

Labaton Sucharow Partner Jordan A. Thomas presented in a six-part series hosted by West LegalEdcenter, part of Thomson Reuters. At one time, ...

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

by Rudi Julius
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Whistleblowing in the Corporate World Series, Part IV: An Insider's Guide to the SEC Enforcement Process Webinar

Labaton Sucharow Partner Jordan A. Thomas presented in a six-part series hosted by West LegalEdcenter, part of Thomson Reuters. The Securities and ...

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

by Rudi Julius
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Overwhelming Majority of Americans Oppose Corporate Corruption, So Why Aren't Political Parties Listening?

Fundamentally, an anti-corruption campaign builds on the basic American value of fairness A year ago, protestors gathered in New York City's ...

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Whistleblowing in the Corporate World Series, Part III: Accountants as Whistleblowers: Newly Empowered to Make Ethical Reporting Choices Webinar

Labaton Sucharow Partner Jordan A. Thomas presented in a six-part series hosted by West LegalEdcenter, part of Thomson Reuters. Accountants play an ...

Monday, September 17, 2012

by Rudi Julius
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Whistleblowing in the Corporate World Series, Part II: Securities Law Primer Webinar

Labaton Sucharow Partner Jordan A. Thomas presented in a six-part series hosted by West LegalEdcenter, part of Thomson Reuters. The genius of the ...

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

by Rudi Julius
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

LIBOR: Securities, Antitrust and Regulatory Implications

Thomas A. Dubbs participated in a webinar hosted by West LegalEdcenter titled "LIBOR: Securities, Antitrust and Regulatory Implications" from 12:00 ...

Thursday, September 6, 2012

by Rudi Julius
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

How Wall Street Creates Criminals

It is time to admit that Wall Street has lost its moral compass It is time to admit that Wall Street has lost its moral compass. Each day brings a ...

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

When Can an Officer Blow the Whistle?

What should corporate officers do when considering whether to become a whistleblower and disclose possible illegal conduct at their employer? It is ...

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Whistleblowing in the Corporate World Series, Part I: The Advent of the SEC Whistleblower Program Webinar

Labaton Sucharow Partner Jordan A. Thomas presented in a six-part series hosted by West LegalEdcenter, part of Thomson Reuters. A quiet revolution in ...

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Corporate Integrity at a Crossroads

Wall StreetFleet StreetMain Street: Corporate Integrity at a Crossroads In the wake of that crisis, numerous countries have examined–and some have ...

Monday, August 6, 2012

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Could You Blow The Whistle?

Jordan A. Thomas speaks on the results of Labaton Sucharow's survey of 500 financial services professionals across the United States and United ...

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

by Rudi Julius
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

UK "Shareholder Spring" Shines a Spotlight on Governance Weaknesses

The 2012 UK annual general meeting season has set a new record for shareholder rejections of remuneration reports. The six negative shareholder votes ...

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Balancing Conscience and Confidentiality for Attorney Whistleblowers

Attorneys-in-house and outside counsel alike-often stand at the crossroads of corporate misconduct Attorneys-in-house and outside counsel alike-often ...

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

by Jordan A. Thomas, Prof. Bruce Green
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

The JOBS Act Creates Opportunities and Risks

The JOBS Act will dramatically change the legal and regulatory landscape across the U.S. by encouraging IPOs through relaxed regulation. But what are ...

Friday, June 1, 2012

by Rachel A. Avan
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

New Toys For Old Games: eBooks - iTroubles

eBooks - iTroubles I. INTRODUCTION  On April 11, 2012, media outlets exploded with the news that the Department of Justice had filed a civil ...

Friday, June 1, 2012

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Blowing the Whistle Without Fear

Jordan Thomas co-authored an article for Accouting Today, informing accountants on how they can participate in the SEC Whistleblower Program without ...

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Combating Misconduct

Jordan A. Thomas wrote an article for the Spring 2012 issue of The American Lawyer Supplement: Compliance, discussing how corporation can create a ...

Monday, April 16, 2012

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Approaching Attorney Whistleblowing Post Dodd-Frank

Jordan A. Thomas co-authored an article for Law360, discussing the ability of in-house counsel to report securities violations following Dodd-Frank. ...

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Why Recent Reforms are Good for Business

Jordan A. Thomas speaks on Dodd-Frank and the new Whistleblower laws

Saturday, February 18, 2012

by Rudi Julius
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

I Can't Make You Love Me If You Won't: Capper-Volstead Jilted by Sherman One

Capper-Volstead Jilted by Sherman One The intersection between the Sherman Act and the Capper-Volstead exemption for collective conduct by ...

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Volcker and Vickers are Bringing Necessary – Albeit Challenging – Change to U.S. and UK Financial Systems

The United Kingdom and the United States are moving in tandem to rein in the risky, unmonitored trading and investment activities at banking ...

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

The New World for Ethical Organizations

Just as compliance professionals acted as a force for reform following the enactment of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act reforms in 2004, they can do so again ...

Thursday, December 1, 2011

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Whistleblowers and Corporate Misconduct: the U.S. v. the UK

On July 21, 2010, Congress enacted the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, one of the most significant financial reform ...

Thursday, December 1, 2011

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Recent Cases on Antitrust Implications of Petitioning Foreign Governments

There appears to be a modest trend favoring immunization of foreign conduct, but courts are still elusive as to providing a clear articulation of the ...

Monday, November 28, 2011

by Gregory Asciolla
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Does 'Dukes' Require Full 'Daubert' Scrutiny at Class Certification?

When moving or opposing a motion for class certification, litigants with increasing frequency rely on expert testimony. When moving or opposing a ...

Friday, November 25, 2011

by Jonathan Gardner and Serena Hallowell
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

No Rest(itution) for the Weary: Crime Victims and Treble Damages in Antitrust Cases

Victims of criminal conduct, including those injured by unlawful anticompetitive conduct, can receive restitution under various federal statutes ...

Friday, November 18, 2011

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

The SEC Whistleblower Program: A Game-Changer for FCPA Violations

While the private sector's role in the broader enforcement context is an established part of American jurisprudence, that role has diminished in ...

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Whistleblowers and Corporate Misconduct

New Challenges and New Opportunities for HR Directors As various countries develop regulations to encourage the reporting of corporate misconduct, HR ...

Monday, November 14, 2011

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Quantum Meruit Claims

Is Interest Mandatory or Discretionary? Pursuant to CPLR 5004, the prevailing party in a civil action is entitled to interest at the munificent rate ...

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

by Joseph H. Einstein, Jonathan Gardner
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

The Limitations of Corporate Compliance: Establish an Ethical Culture in an Era of Scandal

With a strong ethical culture, an organization is able to instill in its employees a sense of stewardship and personal accountability that looks ...

Monday, November 7, 2011

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Media Roundtable Discussion with Jordan A. Thomas

October 12, 2011 Media roundtable discussion October 12, 2011 in London on How U.S. Financial Reforms and Recent Whistleblower Provisions Impact ...

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

by Rudi Julius
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Advocacy & Counsel for the SEC Whistleblower

A Primer for Employment Lawyers The protections and incentives for whistleblowers provided by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer ...

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

The Benefits of Investor Protection

Is it possible - or even desirable - to try to precisely measure the economic benefit of investor and consumer protections? A series of new legal ...

Friday, October 7, 2011

by Christopher Keller
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Playing the Blame Game at RBS

Even David Cameron has problems with Sir Fred Goodwin, the former CEO of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC. On Sir Fred's watch, the once famously ...

Saturday, October 1, 2011

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Government Reliance on Private Litigants Diverges with Court Trends

The U.S. government's increasing dependence on a quasi-private enforcement model is not easily reconciled with recent trends in the courts to ...

Friday, September 9, 2011

by Rachel A. Avan
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Whistleblowers & PE

Potential whistleblowers have been newly incentivised to report possible violations, and will receive previously unheard of levels of protection for ...

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Point-Counterpoint: Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Rules

Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Rules 1) Were the whistleblower provisions in Dodd-Frank necessary for investor protection?  Jordan Thomas: Yes. The new ...

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Duking It Out in Antitrust Price-Fixing

Class Actions After Dukes I. INTRODUCTION  In Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, (2) the United States Supreme Court rejected class certification in a ...

Monday, August 1, 2011

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

PCAOB Proposals Promise Increased Transparency in Audit Industry

  On June 21, 2011 the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), whose mission is the regulation of US auditing firms, took the first step ...

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Credit Rating Agencies and the Financial Crisis of 2007-2008: What Went Wrong -and Will it Happen Again?

Webinar April 21, 2011 Of all the major players in the recent market meltdown, few had a greater role than credit rating agencies. In the wake of the ...

Thursday, April 21, 2011

by Rudi Julius
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Increased FDIC Lawsuits a Step in the Right Direction, But Too Little Too Late?

In October 2010, the United States' Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), an independent agency of the federal government that insures ...

Friday, April 1, 2011

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Securities Class Action Trials After the Financial Crisis

Labaton Sucharow Webinar March 08, 2011 Since the passage of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, only 10 federal securities fraud ...

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

by Mark Arisohn
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Financial Stability Oversight Council's Proposed Metrics for Supervision of Non-Bank Financial Firms

We have previously commented on the efforts worldwide to make the financial system "healthier" via the Basel III process of forcing financial ...

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

2010 – The Securities Year in Review

The end of 2010 is upon us and the beginning of 2011 looms on the horizon. Though not as tumultuous as 2007 or 2008, with no world-shaking corporate ...

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

SEC Contemplating Governance Reforms

After enacting reform in the finance and healthcare sectors legislators and regulators have staked out a new battleground. After enacting reform in ...

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

by Christopher Keller
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Is the Shield Beginning to Crack?

In recent years, many U.S. businesses have come to see class action waiver clauses in arbitration agreements as the silver bullet that will put the ...

Monday, November 15, 2010

by Christopher Keller
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Pre-Confirmation Remedies to Assure Collection of Arbitration Awards

New York Law Journal A successful litigant in an arbitration proceeding may be faced with a recalcitrant respondent, unwilling to satisfy the award ...

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

by Jonathan Gardner, Joseph H. Einstein
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Auditor Liability Still a Going Concern

Company management retains the auditor and has contractual rights and responsibilities negotiated at the time of retention.  Investors rely on ...

Friday, October 1, 2010

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

BP's Deep Water Horizon Has a Deep Impact on UK Pension Schemes

The oil spill is more than an environmental disaster, it is also a financial disaster for BP shareholders, including the many pension schemes heavily ...

Saturday, August 7, 2010

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Say What? Pay What? Real World Approaches to Executive Compensation Reform

Real World Approaches to Executive Compensation Reform While the recent focus on excessive executive compensation has influenced the Wall Street ...

Thursday, August 5, 2010

by Christopher Keller
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Latest Round of Basel Committee Proposed Reforms a Mixed Bag

The most effective time to reform dangerous habits is after a nasty shock. The object lesson of a burned-down house or wrecked car is a powerful ...

Sunday, August 1, 2010

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

The Duchesses Come Out Swinging in Dukes: Restoring the Balance in Class Certification

Restoring the Balance in Class Certification I. INTRODUCTION  With its much-anticipated en banc decision in Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.,2 the ...

Sunday, August 1, 2010

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Deepwater Horizon's Deep Impact on Pension Schemes

While much has been made of the technological causes of the disaster, investors should take a close look at the role that the company's corporate ...

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Quantifying Antitrust Damages in Private Enforcement Actions Under European Union Competition Law

The report should serve as an instructive resource for the EC and member states' national courts for expanding their knowledge and expertise in ...

Saturday, May 1, 2010

by Gregory Asciolla
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Morrison v. National Australia Bank

On Monday, March 29, 2010, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral argument in Morrison v. National Australia Bank Ltd., No. 08-1911. This ...

Thursday, April 1, 2010

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

How Courts Analyze Guilty Pleas and Government Investigations When Considering the Plausibility of an Antitrust Conspiracy after Twombly

In Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly, the Supreme Court changed the course of law regarding the proper pleading standard under Rule 8 of the Federal ...

Friday, March 26, 2010

by Lawrence Sucharow, Gregory Asciolla
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Reining in the Credit Ratings Industry

The reform of credit rating agencies is sure to occupy a central place in the regulatory and legislative agendas of 2010. The reform of credit rating ...

Monday, January 11, 2010

by Christopher Keller
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Just What the Doctor Ordered: A Second Opinion for Vertical Price-Fixing

For antitrust practitioners and government enforcers, Leegin closed one door, while opening still others In Leegin Creative Leather Products., Inc. ...

Friday, January 1, 2010

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Trade Talk: SEC Facing Thorny Issues with Flash Trading, Dark Pools, Naked Access

Regulators have long been concerned with ensuring that investors stand on an equal footing with respect to their access to information about publicly ...

Monday, December 14, 2009

by Christopher Keller
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

New Reform - United on Regulation, Divided on Details

For all its chaos, the international financial meltdown has had one good effect. The will to enact much needed regulatory and corporate governance ...

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

It Ain't Funny How Time Slips Away

Amnesty Recipient Cooperation in Civil Antitrust Litigation Five years ago, Congress enacted the Antitrust Criminal Penalty Enhancement and Reform ...

Saturday, August 1, 2009

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Loss Causation and the Global Economic Crisis

When fraud coincides with a stock market crash, one question inevitably looms large. What caused the investors' losses: the fraud or outside economic ...

Monday, July 27, 2009

by Ira Schochet
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Death of the Worldwide Class?

The growth of majority-foreign classes and the arrival of overseas investors as lead plaintiffs rank among the major developments in U.S. securities ...

Monday, June 22, 2009

by Lawrence Sucharow
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Iqbal and the Twombly Pleading Standard

While the court's two-pronged approach might bring more consistency on how a pleading is analyzed, it remains to be seen with respect to innumerable ...

Monday, June 15, 2009

by Gregory Asciolla
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Monopoly Is What Happens While You're Busy Making Speeches

Change we can believe in comes to the Antitrust Division The Senate confirmed Christine A. Varney as Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust ...

Friday, June 12, 2009

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Schapiro Takes Right Path on Market Reform

But auditors, lawyers and shareholders need better tools. Lawrence A. Sucharow says private-sector auditors, lawyers and shareholders can play larger ...

Monday, June 1, 2009

by Lawrence Sucharow
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Confidentiality Agreements Are Not a Bar to Informal Witness Interviews

Courts have long recognized the efficacy and importance of informal witness interviews. Informal witness interviews serve a vital role in litigation. ...

Monday, June 1, 2009

by Joseph H. Einstein
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Pension Funds Failing to Claim Potential Settlements

Jordan A. Thomas wrote an article published in Pensions & Investments, explaining how the new whistleblower regulations impact pension funds and the ...

Monday, June 1, 2009

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Shortsighted?

The chatter over short-selling and its impact goes on, and one study says the benefits of these trades need to be acknowledged. The recent lively ...

Friday, May 29, 2009

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

The Class Action Fairness Act: A Wolf in Wolves' Clothing

Federal court jurisdictional statutes can perhaps be likened to high-tech computer software. But what about CAFA procedure? That's not rocket ...

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

The Bulwark of Private Investment

The present economic crisis and economic turmoil naturally prompt the question: what can we do to prevent similar market run-ups and collapses in the ...

Friday, May 1, 2009

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Don't Repeat UBS' Mistake

The world is gearing up for international securitized debt litigation. Make sure you check the jurisdiction clauses, contract by contract A ...

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Pensions and the People (April 2009)

So with public sentiment so united on this issue, pension schemes should really be actively seeking executive compensation reforms Shareholders have ...

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

In Debt Crisis, an Abritration Alternative

Investors have a stronger claim under rules established by a financial industry regulator. As the collapse of the nonprime mortgage markets has ...

Monday, March 16, 2009

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Analyzing Proper Pleading Standard for Commodity Manipulation Claims

The case-specific approach, as articulated and developed in 'Natural Gas II,' appears to be taking hold. Commodity manipulation litigation is on the ...

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

by Gregory Asciolla
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

The Impact of the Laperriere Decision: Parent Companies Face Liability

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently issued a decision that would make directors of parent companies liable for securities law violations ...

Sunday, February 1, 2009

by Thomas A. Dubbs, James W. Johnson
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Pensions and the People (February 2009)

Every year pension funds based outside the US with holdings in American securities forego hundreds of millions of dollars owed to them. By not ...

Sunday, February 1, 2009

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Balancing the Scales

The Use of Confidential Witnesses in Securities Class Actions In enacting the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (PSLRA), Congress ...

Monday, January 19, 2009

by Christopher Keller
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

An Increase in Securities Class Action-Related Lawsuits

Thomas A. Dubbs discusses the increase in securities class action-related lawsuits during a January 9, 2009 interview on Bloomberg TV. According to ...

Friday, January 9, 2009

by Rudi Julius
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

A Scotch Verdict on Regularity and Other Issues

The circularity hypothesis is simply that: a hypothesis. Some have viewed the mere assertion of the hypothesis as proof of its correctness Thomas ...

Thursday, January 1, 2009

by Thomas A. Dubbs
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Eyeing Executive Compensation

Pay structures often spur chiefs to focus on short-term results rather than long-term value At the heart of the financial crisis that has paralyzed ...

Monday, November 17, 2008

by Christopher Keller
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Auditor Liability in the Wake of the Subprime Meltdown

The subprime crisis that the financial pundits have been talking about for the last two years has seeped beyond Wall Street... The subprime crisis ...

Friday, November 14, 2008

by Thomas A. Dubbs
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Pensions and the People

Thomas Dubbs addresses how European pension funds could potentially be leaving large sums of money on the settlement table. Click here to read the ...

Saturday, November 1, 2008

by Thomas A. Dubbs
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Key to Avoiding Compensation Suits

Abuses of executive compensation provide no end to work for plaintiffs' lawyers pursuing class-action litigation against, and derivative suits on ...

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

by Edward Labaton
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Antitrust Looms Large in the Supreme Court's Past Term

The Supreme Court had an uncommonly active year in 2007 in the area of antitrust, deciding four cases: In Leegin Creative Leather Products, Inc. v. ...

Sunday, June 1, 2008

by Jay L. Himes
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Contact by Counsel with Putative Members of Class Prior to Class Certification

The basic assumption underlying the ABA Opinion is that there is no lawyer-client relationship with putative class members until the class is ...

Sunday, June 1, 2008

by Ira Schochet
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U.S. Focus: Time for Action

To redress losses from these frauds, as well as many other non-systemic instances of corporate wrongdoing, investors have increasingly turned to the ...

Thursday, April 17, 2008

by Thomas A. Dubbs
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Executive Compensation: Despite Reforms, Pay Is Less Transparent and Shareholder-Friendly Than in the Past

New York Law Journal | March 20, 2008 Despite reforms, pay is less transparent and shareholder-friendly than in the past. By all appearances, ...

Thursday, March 20, 2008

by Lawrence Sucharow
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'Tellabs': PSLRA Pleading Test Comparative, Not Absolute

The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling Tellabs v. Makor emphasizes that the standard against which plaintiffs' pleadings will now be held is comparative, ...

Wednesday, October 3, 2007

by Christopher Keller
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FIFO vs LIFO

Lawrence Sucharow and Christopher Keller examine how different ways to calculate shareholder losses for purposes of appointing lead plaintiff lead to ...

Monday, May 1, 2006

by Lawrence Sucharow, Christopher Keller
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Class Action Group of the Year: Labaton Sucharow

Law360 has recognized Labaton Sucharow as one of its Class Action Groups of the Year for 2018. The Firm’s work in obtaining a $96 million in ...

Monday, January 28, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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The Future Ain't What It Used to Be

Partner Jay Himes and Associate Jonathan Crevier authored an article for the spring edition of NY Litigator, “The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be”: ...

Friday, April 12, 2019

by Jay Himes, Jonathan Crevier
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Insys Marks First U.S. Conviction in Opioids Fight

CBS This Morning interviewed partner Michael Canty about the significance of recent conviction of Insys Therapeutics executives for bribing doctors ...

Friday, May 3, 2019

by CBS This Morning
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Labaton Sucharow Nabs Class Co-Lead in Epic Dell Stock Swap Suit

Labaton Sucharow has been appointed co-lead counsel in a class action lawsuit alleging that a Dell stock reclassification cost public investors ...

Monday, March 18, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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The Beast of Algorithmic Pricing

Partner Jay L. Himes and Associate Tianran Song analyze the application of antitrust law to issues raised from the emergence of dynamic pricing ...

Thursday, April 4, 2019

by CPI Antitrust Chronicle
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Worth Magazine Q&A: Jordan Thomas

Worth magazine profiled Jordan Thomas, Chair of Labaton Sucharow's Whistleblower  Representation Practice, about his journey from nonprofit work in ...

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

by Labaton Sucharow
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AbbVie Faces 1st Antitrust Suit Over Humira 'Patent Thicket'

Law360 and other legal and pharmaceutical publications wrote about our "first-of-its-kind" lawsuit alleging AbbVie and several biosimilar makers ...

Monday, March 18, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Name Partner Steps Back as New Chairman Takes the Reins

The New York Law Journal spoke with Labaton Sucharow Chairman Chris Keller and Chairman Emeritus Lawrence Sucharow about the Firm's recent leadership ...

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Bernie Madoff's Legacy: Whistleblower Inc.

A decade after the arrest of Bernie Madoff, The Wall Street Journal examined the scandal's most tangible consequence, the development of an entire ...

Saturday, December 8, 2018

by Labaton Sucharow
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Ned Weinberger Argues Appeal Before Delaware Supreme Court in Energy Co. Merger Suit

Ned Weinberger, chair of Labaton Sucharow's Corporate Governance and Shareholder Rights Litigation Practice, argued an appeal before the Delaware ...

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Expert Q&A on Class Action Settlements and Developments in Class Action Practice

Partner David J. Goldsmith spoke with Practical Law about important considerations and best practices for plaintiffs' counsel seeking to settle a ...

Friday, June 28, 2019

by David J. Goldsmith
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Bondholders File Proposed Class Action Against Volkswagen AG

Thomas A. Dubbs discusses newly filed class action against Volkswagen AG On behalf of Boston Retirement System, a public pension fund for Boston ...

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

by Sample HubSpot User
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Law360 Spotlights Labaton Sucharow Pro Bono Immigration Team

For its Pro Bono Spotlight, Law360 recently wrote about Labaton Sucharow's pro bono immigration team, detailing two cases in which the team secured ...

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

by Labaton Sucharow
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As Whistleblower Tips Pile Up at SEC, Partner Jordan Thomas Cautions Whistleblowers from Going Public with Allegations

Partner Jordan A. Thomas, a leading SEC Whistleblower Lawyer, was quoted in Compliance Week following two recent instances of whistleblowers turning ...

Thursday, August 22, 2019

by User
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Whistleblowers Promise to Make 2019 a Year of Reckoning in the Workplace

Partner and Whistleblower Representation Practice Leader Jordan Thomas wrote an article for MarketWatch about the reckoning of ethics in the ...

Monday, March 4, 2019

by Jordan A. Thomas
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Securities Group of the Year: Labaton Sucharow

Law360 profiled Labaton Sucharow's "multifaceted securities team" as part of its annual Practice Group of the Year awards.  The publication ...

Thursday, January 17, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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SEC Policy Incentivizing Whistleblowers Weakened by Ruling, Lawyers Say

SEC Whistleblower Representation Practice Chair Jordan Thomas was quoted in The Wall Street Journal regarding a first of its kind payout from the SEC ...

Friday, May 31, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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The Time Has Come to Address Rule 10b5-1 Trading Plans and Their Shortcomings

In the wake of the U.S. House of Representatives passing a bill that, if enacted, would direct the SEC to examine whether Rule 10b5-1 should be ...

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

by Alfred Fatale, Lisa Strejlau
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Jordan Thomas Talks SEC, Elon Musk Settlement on CNBC's Squawk Box

Jordan Thomas discussed the SEC's recently announced settlement with Tesla CEO Elon Musk, calling the settlement "an appropriate resolution, one that ...

Monday, October 1, 2018

by Labaton Sucharow
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Merrill Lynch Settles SEC Probe in Largest Customer Protection Settlement in Agency's History

Jordan A. Thomas comments on whistleblower clients leading to Bank of America’s $415M SEC enforcement action Bank of America Corp's Merrill Lynch ...

Thursday, June 23, 2016

by Sample HubSpot User
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Jordan Thomas Discusses the SEC's Settlement with Tesla

Jordan Thomas, Chair of Labaton Sucharow's Whistleblower Representation Practice, spoke with The Washington Post about the SEC's settlement with ...

Saturday, September 29, 2018

by Labaton Sucharow
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Corporations Are Getting Bigger. Thank a Trial Lawyer for Keeping Them in Check

Antitrust and Competition Co-Chair Gregory Asciolla was interviewed by CNN Business on the importance of public enforcement in mitigating antitrust ...

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Chairman Steps Down After 20 Years

Law360 interviewed Labaton Sucharow's newly appointed Chairman Chris Keller and Lawrence Sucharow, who is assuming the role of Chairman Emeritus ...

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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How the Migrant Caravan May Force Congress to Fix a Broken Asylum System

In USA Today, Alan Gomez wrote about how the migrant caravan may pressure the U.S. Congress to revamp America's outdated asylum system. According to ...

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

by Labaton Sucharow
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The Largest SEC Whistleblower Award in History: One Year Later

Jordan Thomas, SEC Whistleblower Representation Practice Chair, talks to New York Law Journal about how he helped his clients made history last year ...

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

by New York Law Journal
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Labaton Sucharow Nets $35.5 Million to Settle Derivative Lawsuit Challenging REIT Management and Acquisition

Labaton Sucharow has reached a $35.5 million deal to settle a breach of fiduciary duty lawsuit challenging a series of decisions made by the board of ...

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Announces New Partners and Of Counsel

Labaton Sucharow announced today that Karin E. Garvey and David J. Schwartz have been elected to the Partnership and that John J. Esmay, Alfred L. ...

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Names Christopher Keller Chairman and Lawrence Sucharow Chairman Emeritus

Labaton Sucharow is excited to announce that Christopher Keller, who was elevated to the role of Co-Chairman in December 2017, has been named ...

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Jordan A. Thomas Named Whistleblower "Lawyer of the Year"

New York, NY – October 5, 2018 – Labaton Sucharow LLP is pleased to announce that Jordan A. Thomas, a principal architect of the SEC Whistleblower ...

Friday, October 5, 2018

by Labaton Sucharow
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Pro Bono Team Wins Asylum for Ugandan Women Persecuted for Sexual Orientation and Political Activism

Labaton Sucharow's pro bono immigration team won asylum for a gay Ugandan woman who suffered brutal persecution in Uganda based on her sexual ...

Monday, September 9, 2019

by User
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Labaton Sucharow Files Antitrust Class Action against AbbVie and Other Drugmakers for Blocking Competition for Blockbuster Drug Humira in the U.S.

Labaton Sucharow LLP has filed a class action lawsuit against drugmaker AbbVie Inc. and a group of global rivals, alleging the company colluded to ...

Monday, March 18, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow's Women's Initiative Event Shortlisted for Euromoney's Best Gender Diversity Initiative Award

Labaton Sucharow has been named a finalist by Euromoney LMG in the “Best Gender Diversity Initiative by National Firm (North America)” category. The ...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Files Class Action Suit Alleging Illegal Market Division Agreement Eliminating Generic Competition to Sensipar

Labaton Sucharow LLP, on behalf of UFCW Local 1500 Welfare Fund, has filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Amgen and Teva Pharmaceuticals ...

Thursday, February 21, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Chambers USA Ranks Five Labaton Sucharow Lawyers and Three Practice Groups in 2019 Guide

Labaton Sucharow has once again been recognized as among the leading plaintiffs’ firms in the nation by Chambers USA, honored for its work in ...

Friday, April 26, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Serena Hallowell and Ed Labaton Named Trailblazers by The National Law Journal

Partners Serena Hallowell and Ed Labaton have been recognized as Plaintiffs’ Lawyers Trailblazers by The National Law Journal. This annual list ...

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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The Legal 500 Ranks Three Labaton Sucharow Practice Areas and 12 Lawyers in 2019 Guide

For the 13th Consecutive Year, Labaton Sucharow has been recognized as one of the nation’s best plaintiffs’ firms by The Legal 500.  The Firm once ...

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Firm's Suit Challenging Conduct of Straight Path Controlling Shareholder in $3 Billion Merger Moves Forward after Delaware Supreme Court Win

On February 22, 2019, Labaton Sucharow secured a major victory when the Delaware Supreme Court upheld the Court of Chancery’s decision to deny ...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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David Schwartz, Irina Vasilchenko, and Ned Weinberger Named to Benchmark Litigation's 40 & Under Hot List

Partners David Schwartz, Irina Vasilchenko, and Ned Weinberger have been named to Benchmark Litigation’s 40 & Under Hot list.  The list recognizes ...

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Wins Two Law360 Practice Group of the Year Awards

Named for the Sixth Time in Class Action and First Time in Securities Labaton Sucharow has won Law360 Practice Group of the Year Awards in two ...

Monday, January 14, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Partner Jordan A. Thomas Named to List of Top Enforcement Attorneys

NEW YORK – (October 17, 2017) – Labaton Sucharow LLP is pleased to announce that partner Jordan A. Thomas, has been named to Securities Docket’s 2017 ...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

by User
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Labaton Sucharow Whistleblower Awarded $13 Million for Reporting Securities Violations Leading to $267 Million Enforcement Action against JPMorgan

Firm Continues to Secure Historic Victories on Behalf of Anonymous Tipsters New York, NY (March 26, 2019) – The Securities and Exchange Commission ...

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Named a Top Plaintiffs Firm by Benchmark Litigation

NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2018 - Benchmark Litigation has once again named Labaton Sucharow as a Top 10 Plaintiffs Firm in the country in its 2019 edition. ...

Thursday, October 25, 2018

by Labaton Sucharow
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2018 Year in Review

With historic wins by our Whistleblower Representation Group and recoveries of more than $3.6 billion in Securities and Antitrust cases against ...

Friday, January 25, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Files Antitrust Class Action Alleging Price-Fixing Conspiracy Against Major Manufacturers of HDD Suspension Assemblies

Labaton Sucharow announced it has filed a class action complaint alleging that certain manufacturers of hard disk drive (“HDD”) suspension assemblies ...

Monday, August 5, 2019

by User
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Labaton Sucharow Wins Delaware Supreme Court Appeal in Earthstone Energy Merger Suit

On April 5, 2019, co-lead counsel Labaton Sucharow won an important victory in the Delaware Supreme Court when the Court overturned a Delaware Court ...

Friday, April 5, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Chambers USA Once Again Awards Labaton Sucharow Nationwide Top Rankings for Plaintiffs Antitrust and Securities Litigation; Recognizes Five Leading Lawyers

New York, NY (May 10, 2018) — Labaton Sucharow LLP has been recognized by Chambers & Partners USA as a top tier plaintiffs law firm for antitrust and ...

Thursday, May 10, 2018

by User
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Labaton Sucharow Prevails Over Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss in DeVry Securities Class Action

The Utah Retirement Systems, represented by Labaton Sucharow, defeated a motion to dismiss in a securities class action lawsuit against DeVry ...

Monday, January 7, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Defeats Motion to Dismiss in High Frequency Trading Securities Class Action

Labaton Sucharow, as co-lead counsel, has defeated a renewed motion to dismiss claims against seven U.S. stock exchanges alleging that the defendant ...

Friday, May 31, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow’s Pro Bono Immigration Team Wins Asylum for Pakistani National Who Was a Victim of Religious Persecution

New York, October 15, 2018 – A pro bono team of lawyers and staff from Labaton Sucharow recently obtained asylum for a Pakistani national persecuted ...

Monday, October 15, 2018

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Investigates Manipulation of E-Mini Index Futures and Options

Labaton Sucharow has an ongoing investigation into the manipulation of E-Mini Dow Futures, E-Mini S&P 500 Futures, and E-Mini NASDAQ 100 Futures, and ...

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

by Labaton Sucharow
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FCPA Compliance Report: Episode 389

Partner Steven J. Durham sat down with Thomas Fox on his podcast, FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report, to discuss the Firm’s role in its securement of ...

Monday, April 16, 2018

by Jay L. Himes
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Pressure To Act Unethically Looms Over Wall Street, Survey Finds

Jordan A. Thomas speaks to NPR about the Firm's Financial Services Professionals Ethics Survey: The Street, The Bull and The Crisis.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

by Jay L. Himes
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Banks on Trial

Three of Australia’s biggest banks stand accused of manipulating a key part of the wiring behind our financial system. In a recent podcast with Mario ...

Sunday, July 31, 2016

by Jay L. Himes
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Survey: Professional Ethics Weak on Wall Street

Jordan A. Thomas discusses the findings of a new survey which he says demonstrates that mistrust of the finance industry goes well beyond Main Street.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

by Jay L. Himes
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Billionaire founder of drug company arrested for alleged opioid scheme

Michael P. Canty was featured on CBS Evening News discussing improper practices by pharma companies and doctors that served to worsen the opioid ...

Thursday, October 26, 2017

by Jay L. Himes
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JPMorgan Admits Responsibility over 'London Whale'

Jordan A. Thomas speaks about the significance of JP Morgan's admission of wrongdoing in the trading loss known as the 'London Whale'

Thursday, September 19, 2013

by Jay L. Himes
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FCPA Compliance Report: Episode 375

Partner Steven J. Durham was featured on a podcast with FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report to discuss the impact of the Supreme Court’s recent ...

Monday, March 19, 2018

by Jay L. Himes
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Daily Wrap December 11, 2012 Podcast

Jordan A. Thomas comments on the increase of whistleblower submissions through the IRS and SEC whistleblower programs Please click here here for the ...

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

by Jay L. Himes
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FCPA Compliance Report: Episode 338

Partner Steven J. Durham was featured on a podcast with FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report to discuss his background and how partner Jordan A. Thomas ...

Thursday, July 27, 2017

by Jay L. Himes
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Expert Q&A on Class Action Settlements and Developments in Class Action Practice

Partner David J. Goldsmith spoke with Practical Law about important considerations and best practices for plaintiffs' counsel seeking to settle a ...

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

by David J. Goldsmith
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Emulex Highlights Greater Scrutiny of Issues at High Court

In an expert analysis column published by Law360, Serena Hallowell, partner and leader of the direct action litigation practice, Of Counsel Corban ...

Thursday, April 25, 2019

by Serena Hallowell, Corban Rhodes, Anna Menkova
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The Future Ain't What It Used to Be

Partner Jay Himes and Associate Jonathan Crevier authored an article for the spring edition of NYLitigator, “The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be”: ...

Friday, April 12, 2019

by Jay L. Himes, Jonathan S. Crevier
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"Welcome to the Hotel California": The Beast of Algorithmic Pricing

Partner Jay L. Himes and Associate Tianran Song analyze the application of antitrust law to issues raised from the emergence of dynamic pricing ...

Thursday, April 4, 2019

by Jay L. Himes, Tianran Song
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Advocacy in Action: How an SEC Program Inspired International Reform

In the New York Law Journal, Partner Richard Levine wrote about the history and successes of the SEC Whistleblower Program.  The Commission has ...

Thursday, March 28, 2019

by Richard Levine
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The Time Has Come to Address Rule 10b5-1 Trading Plans and Their Shortcomings

In the wake of the U.S. House of Representatives passing a bill that, if enacted, would direct the SEC to examine whether Rule 10b5-1 should be ...

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

by Alfred L. Fatale III, Lisa Strejlau
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Whistleblowers Promise to Make 2019 a Year of Reckoning in the Workplace

Partner and Whistleblower Representation Practice Leader Jordan Thomas wrote an article for MarketWatch about the reckoning of ethics in the ...

Monday, March 4, 2019

by Jordan A. Thomas
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Protecting Patents Through Tribal Sovereign Immunity: A Failed Experiment

Greg Asciolla, Partner and Antitrust and Competition Litigation Practice Co-Chair, and Of Counsel Matt Perez contributed the feature article in the ...

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

by Gregory Asciolla, Matthew Perez
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High Court's Emulex Issue Is Narrower Than Some Suggest

In Law360, Of Counsel Corban Rhodes and Associate Anna Menkova discuss why the Supreme Court should limit its review of Emulex v. Gary Varjabedian et ...

Friday, January 18, 2019

by Corban Rhodes, Anna Menkova
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The Per Se Rule Against Hard-Core Antitrust Violations: Etched in Stone or Endangered Species

Last year, the District Court for the District of Utah held that the rule of reason governed a criminal antitrust prosecution by the Department of ...

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

by Jay L. Himes, Brian Morrison
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An Update On Anti-Poach Enforcement and Class Actions

In recent years, no-poach agreements have caught the attention of government regulators and are now subject to close scrutiny both by the U.S. ...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

by Robin van der Meulen, Brian Morrison
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China Agritech's Positive Implications For Plaintiffs

Labaton attorneys discuss what plaintiffs can do to ensure that their right to recovery is not extinguished after the Supreme Court’s China Agritech ...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

by Serena Hallowell, David Goldsmith, Philip Leggio, Anna Menkova
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FDA Risk-Evaluation Guidance Unlikely To Help Generics

Gregory Asciolla and Matthew Perez discuss the U.S. FDA’s guidances concerning risk evaluation and mitigation strategies and the likely minimal ...

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

by Gregory Asciolla, Matthew Perez
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Charting a New Course in Cuba? Why the Time is Now to Settle Outstanding American Property Claims

In the Brooklyn Journal of International Law, Associate Marco A. Dueñas discusses how outstanding American property claims in Cuba are an obstacle ...

Friday, June 1, 2018

by Marco A. Dueñas
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Courts Must Soon Tackle Critical Questions About ICOs

An ICO allows cryptocurrencies to raise capital for a new venture similar to the way a startup would through an Initial Public Offering (IPO), ...

Thursday, April 26, 2018

by Michael P. Canty, Ross M. Kamhi
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‘Impossible Position’ for Corporate Fraud Gatekeepers

The recent Supreme Court whistleblower ruling is a devastating blow to defenses against corporate fraud, says an architect of the SEC whistleblower ...

Thursday, March 15, 2018

by Jordan A. Thomas
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Notable Trends In Foreign Securities Litigation

We discuss how foreign securities litigation will continue to evolve and grow more complex in the coming year. While securities litigation has ...

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

by Mark S. Willis, Rachel A. Avan
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9th Circ. Decision Could Be Game-Changer for Investors

Last Wednesday, the Ninth Circuit issued an important decision in Mineworkers' Pension Scheme et al. v. First Solar Inc. that serves to protect ...

Friday, February 2, 2018

by Carol C. Villegas, James C. Christie
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How to Make it Easier for Women to Report Sexual Harassment

We must get beyond dialogue to actually establish a culture of respect in the workplace, created by employers, defended by law enforcement, and ...

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

by Jordan A. Thomas
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Expert Q&A on Class Action Settlements and Developments in Class Action Practice: A Plaintiff-Side Perspective

David J. Goldsmith discusses important considerations and best practices for plaintiffs’ counsel seeking to settle a class action. Q: Given that the ...

Monday, December 4, 2017

by David J. Goldsmith
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Silicon Valley Could Be the Next Hotspot for SEC Whistleblowers

Jordan A. Thomas puts Silicon Valley on notice citing whistleblowers. In recent years, the SEC has had greater success policing wrongdoing due in ...

Saturday, November 18, 2017

by Jordan A. Thomas
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Arbitration Rule Repeal Will Adversely Affect Consumers

By overturning the CFPB’s rule barring financial institutions from forcing customers into private arbitration, Congress has given them a free pass. ...

Thursday, November 2, 2017

by Gregory Asciolla, Brian Morrison
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Direct Actions: A Path to Recovery for Foreign Purchases of Securities

We provide the current state of court interpretations of Morrison; practical considerations for institutional investors considering foreign actions; ...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

by Serena P. Hallowell, Rachel A. Avan, Thomas W. Watson
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Efforts to Protect Consumer Data Face Corporate Pushback

Corban S. Rhodes and Ross Kamhi discuss how the legal system is struggling to keep pace with rapid technological innovation and the privacy issues ...

Thursday, October 12, 2017

by Corban S. Rhodes, Ross Kamhi
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Even Bartenders and Personal Trainers can receive Whistleblower Awards from the SEC

Jordan A. Thomas breaks down who is eligible for whistleblower awards from the SEC, including tipsters outside of the financial industry. Crafted by ...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

by Jordan A. Thomas
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How to Gather Evidence if You Want to be a Whistleblower

Steven J. Durham guides whistleblowers on gathering evidence Not unlike the popular psychology that emerged in the late 20th century, in the legal ...

Friday, September 15, 2017

by Steven J. Durham
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Recruit or Resist? Corporate Culture and the Whistleblower

We discuss why whistleblower tips are on the rise and how their role has powerful repercussions. Given the recent and significant uptick in ...

Thursday, September 7, 2017

by Jordan A. Thomas
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Ex-SEC Attorney Raps WSJ Report on Enforcement Activity

Jordan A. Thomas discusses how the Securities and Exchange Commission is on track to have a record year for enforcement activity If the first half of ...

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

by Jordan A. Thomas
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Happy Anniversary, Dodd-Frank

Jordan A. Thomas shares the successes and future of Dodd-Frank in celebration of its seventh anniversary On July 21, 2010, President Barack Obama ...

Thursday, July 20, 2017

by Jordan A. Thomas
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Investor Recovery Strategies Following ANZ Securities

Firm attorneys offer a plaintiffs' perspective on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in ANZ Securities Inc. case. In California Public Employees’ ...

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

by Serena P. Hallowell, Brian Morrison, Thomas W. Watson
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The Disruption Generation – Millennial Entrepreneurs Struggle to Go Public

Michael W. Stocker discusses millennial entrepreneurs—both the benefits of being disruptors as well as potential obstacles they may face when held ...

Thursday, April 27, 2017

by Michael W. Stocker
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How the Workplace Fears and Fails the Whistleblower

We dissect why companies must encourage and reward employees who raise concerns, not punish them. In recent months, the U.S. Securities and Exchange ...

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

by Jordan A. Thomas
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Shareholders Sue Companies for Lying About Cyber Security

We share our experience advising boards and shareholders regarding legal implications of data breaches. Partner Michael W. Stocker was featured in a ...

Thursday, October 27, 2016

by Michael W. Stocker
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Cyber Threats and Securities Litigation: The Emerging Landscape

Investors and corporations alike have become increasingly concerned about the dramatic uptick in widespread data breaches. “We’ve been hacked!” The ...

Thursday, October 27, 2016

by Michael W. Stocker, David C. Erroll
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415 Million Reasons Why It’s Time to Hug a Whistleblower

For its fifth year anniversary, we examine the significant rise of the U.S. SEC whistleblower program and its impact on recent rulings for ...

Friday, July 22, 2016

by Jordan A. Thomas
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A Turning of the Tide: Victim Redress Through Private Antitrust Litigation

We address the differences between the U.S. and EU regimes and how the EU is implementing a new litigation landscape. INTRODUCTION Access to the ...

Monday, July 18, 2016

by Karin E. Garvey
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Post-Morrison: The Global Journey Toward Asset Recovery

This paper provides the current state of some court interpretations of Morrison; practical considerations for institutional investors considering ...

Thursday, June 30, 2016

by Michael W. Stocker, Rachel A. Avan, Michael Korn, and members of the National Association of Public Pension Plan Attorneys (NAPPA) Working Group Morrison Sub-Committee
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Creating a Partial Solution to Delayed Generic Competition

This article explores the benefits and limitations of the proposed legislation, the CREATES Act of 2016. A bipartisan group of U.S. senators recently ...

Friday, June 24, 2016

by Gregory Asciolla, Matthew Perez
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Cash or No Cash – That is No Longer the Question!

Analyzing the Impact of FTC vs. Actavis: We address whether non-cash payments can be unlawful reverse payments under Actavis Introduction The U.S. ...

Friday, April 22, 2016

by Robin A. van der Meulen, Rudi Julius
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

“Shall We Dance?”— Biologic-Biosimilar Competition Under the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act

As more biosimilar applications are filed, courts will inevitably face the novel and complex issues posed by the BPCIA with increasing frequency. I. ...

Monday, December 14, 2015

by Gregory Asciolla, Matthew Perez
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

"I'm Never Too Far Away": Extradition of Non-U.S. Nationals Charged with Price-Fixing

I. Introduction Cartels—price-fixing agreements by competitors—are bad. U.S. Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust Joel Klein once called cartels ...

Thursday, October 1, 2015

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Whistle While You Work—For a Cartelist: Whistleblower Protection and Antitrust

We discuss the history of whistleblower statutes and provide an overview of whistleblower programs utilized by the IRS and SEC, as well as varying ...

Thursday, October 1, 2015

by Jay L. Himes, Matthew Perez
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Securities Act cases are surging in...state courts?

We discuss the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act's effects on state court jurisdictions. Over the past three years, the number of initial ...

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

by Michael W. Stocker, Francis P. McConville
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Achievements, Challenges and Change: A Look at the Past, Present and Future of the SEC Whistleblower Program

We discuss highlights from Achievements, Challenges and Change: The SEC Whistleblower Program Year in Review. Four years ago this month, with the ...

Friday, November 7, 2014

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Oil in the Joints or Monkey Wrench in the Gears: Deferred and Non-Prosecution Agreements in Antitrust Cases

We observe the possible effects of a shift from both, a government enforcer and defense perspective, and discuss what this means for future antitrust ...

Monday, November 3, 2014

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

A Major Victory for Investors: The U.S. Supreme Court's Decision in Halliburton Preserves the Status Quo in U.S. Securities Litigation

We address the importance of the June 2014 decision, Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund. This article appeared in the October 2014 issue ...

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Support Protections for Whistleblowers

The right to report malfeasance should be an unwaivable right in a democratic state; obstruction of that right is cartel-like conduct. In Room for ...

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Wall Street's New Enforcers Aim to Muzzle Whistleblowers

  Welcome to Wall Street, where the unwritten rule has always been that you don't talk about illegal or unethical activities with law enforcement or ...

Monday, July 21, 2014

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Mandatory Arbitration Provisions: A New Attack on Access to the Courts

Private litigation by institutional investors has always been a crucial complement to regulatory efforts to police the integrity and transparency of ...

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

by Rachel A. Avan
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Requiring Greater Accountability of MLPs for Investors

  In recent years, master limited partnerships have gained increasing popularity among stock investors. But MLP investments often carry significant ...

Monday, April 28, 2014

by Edward Labaton, Ned Weinberger
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Opinion: Employers May Come to Regret Seeking Narrow Definition of "Whistleblower"

  In a fast-paced, risk-filled world, it can be difficult for organizations and their lawyers to look beyond today's immediate challenges and ...

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

What's Located in Washington, Part of the Government and Rolling in Dough?

 With federal prosecutors pulling down record-setting criminal fines in corporate crime cases, the federal Crime Victims Fund is accumulating a ...

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

by Jay L. Himes, Robin A. van der Meulen
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

U.S. Securities Litigation and Enforcement

This article appeared in the Jan-Mar 2014 issue of Corporate Disputes Magazine. ©2014 Financier Worldwide Ltd. All rights reserved. Reprinted with ...

Monday, January 13, 2014

by Thomas A. Dubbs, Jeff Butler, Jonathan Tuttle, and Charles "Chuck" Smith
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

When Blue Turns to Grey: Grand Jury Subpoenas for Foreign Documents Produced in Civil Litigation

Grand Jury Subpoenas for Foreign Documents Produced in Civil Litigation Price fixing in the liquid crystal display ("LCD") industry has been the ...

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

by Gregory S. Asciolla, Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Angels Rush in Where Fools Fear to Tread: State Enforcement Against Patent Trolls

  I. INTRODUCTION Nobody likes trolls-those mythical creatures, "considered dangerous to human beings," who hide under bridges waiting to prey on ...

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

by Jay L. Himes, Matthew Perez
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Detroit Bankruptcy Ruling: Implications for Public Pension Plans

  Once the prosperous center of America's automobile industry and the birthplace of Motown music, Detroit now has a new title—the largest bankrupt ...

Sunday, December 1, 2013

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Two Bodies of Law Separated by a Common Mission: Unilateral Conduct By Dominant Firms at the IP/Antitrust Intersection in the EU and the US

It is frequently said that "[t]he goals of the intellectual property and antitrust laws are complementary, not inconsistent."1 Both antitrust law and ...

Sunday, December 1, 2013

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Arbitration Developments that Could Affect UK Investment in U.S.

Mandatory arbitration is a subject of increasing controversy on both sides of the Atlantic. While provisions imposing mandatory arbitration are an ...

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Europe Advancing Victims' Rights in Antitrust Actions

 On June 11, 2013, the E.C. took another big step in its ongoing effort to make it easier for victims of antitrust violations in the European Union ...

Thursday, August 29, 2013

by Gregory Asciolla
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Panic in Detroit: Municipal Bankruptcy and Lessons for City Pension Schemes

The financial meltdown of Detroit may result in fallout not only for the city's own retirement schemes, but for public pension funds on both sides of ...

Thursday, August 1, 2013

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Enhanced Protections for Whistleblowers Under the Dodd-Frank Act

The Responsibilities, Rights, and Risks of Reporting Fraud CPAs play an important role in protecting investors, and their primary duty is to serve ...

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Two New Court Rulings Say No Exception In Per Se Rule On International Price-Fixing

Naked price-fixing agreements among competitors traditionally have been subject to the per se rule, which declares such conduct to be illegal without ...

Saturday, December 1, 2012

by Gregory Asciolla
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

An Ounce of Prevention...: The Preservation Subpoena

('Subpoena Conservo') to Non-Parties as a Litigation Tool In today's IT-driven world, paper as a way to preserve and transmit information is an ...

Thursday, November 22, 2012

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Overwhelming Majority of Americans Oppose Corporate Corruption, So Why Aren't Political Parties Listening?

Fundamentally, an anti-corruption campaign builds on the basic American value of fairness A year ago, protestors gathered in New York City's ...

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

How Wall Street Creates Criminals

It is time to admit that Wall Street has lost its moral compass It is time to admit that Wall Street has lost its moral compass. Each day brings a ...

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

When Can an Officer Blow the Whistle?

What should corporate officers do when considering whether to become a whistleblower and disclose possible illegal conduct at their employer? It is ...

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Corporate Integrity at a Crossroads

Wall StreetFleet StreetMain Street: Corporate Integrity at a Crossroads In the wake of that crisis, numerous countries have examined–and some have ...

Monday, August 6, 2012

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

UK "Shareholder Spring" Shines a Spotlight on Governance Weaknesses

The 2012 UK annual general meeting season has set a new record for shareholder rejections of remuneration reports. The six negative shareholder votes ...

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Balancing Conscience and Confidentiality for Attorney Whistleblowers

Attorneys-in-house and outside counsel alike-often stand at the crossroads of corporate misconduct Attorneys-in-house and outside counsel alike-often ...

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

by Jordan A. Thomas, Prof. Bruce Green
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

The JOBS Act Creates Opportunities and Risks

The JOBS Act will dramatically change the legal and regulatory landscape across the U.S. by encouraging IPOs through relaxed regulation. But what are ...

Friday, June 1, 2012

by Rachel A. Avan
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

New Toys For Old Games: eBooks - iTroubles

eBooks - iTroubles I. INTRODUCTION  On April 11, 2012, media outlets exploded with the news that the Department of Justice had filed a civil ...

Friday, June 1, 2012

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Blowing the Whistle Without Fear

Jordan Thomas co-authored an article for Accouting Today, informing accountants on how they can participate in the SEC Whistleblower Program without ...

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Combating Misconduct

Jordan A. Thomas wrote an article for the Spring 2012 issue of The American Lawyer Supplement: Compliance, discussing how corporation can create a ...

Monday, April 16, 2012

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Approaching Attorney Whistleblowing Post Dodd-Frank

Jordan A. Thomas co-authored an article for Law360, discussing the ability of in-house counsel to report securities violations following Dodd-Frank. ...

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

I Can't Make You Love Me If You Won't: Capper-Volstead Jilted by Sherman One

Capper-Volstead Jilted by Sherman One The intersection between the Sherman Act and the Capper-Volstead exemption for collective conduct by ...

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Volcker and Vickers are Bringing Necessary – Albeit Challenging – Change to U.S. and UK Financial Systems

The United Kingdom and the United States are moving in tandem to rein in the risky, unmonitored trading and investment activities at banking ...

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

The New World for Ethical Organizations

Just as compliance professionals acted as a force for reform following the enactment of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act reforms in 2004, they can do so again ...

Thursday, December 1, 2011

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Whistleblowers and Corporate Misconduct: the U.S. v. the UK

On July 21, 2010, Congress enacted the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, one of the most significant financial reform ...

Thursday, December 1, 2011

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Recent Cases on Antitrust Implications of Petitioning Foreign Governments

There appears to be a modest trend favoring immunization of foreign conduct, but courts are still elusive as to providing a clear articulation of the ...

Monday, November 28, 2011

by Gregory Asciolla
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Does 'Dukes' Require Full 'Daubert' Scrutiny at Class Certification?

When moving or opposing a motion for class certification, litigants with increasing frequency rely on expert testimony. When moving or opposing a ...

Friday, November 25, 2011

by Jonathan Gardner and Serena Hallowell
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

No Rest(itution) for the Weary: Crime Victims and Treble Damages in Antitrust Cases

Victims of criminal conduct, including those injured by unlawful anticompetitive conduct, can receive restitution under various federal statutes ...

Friday, November 18, 2011

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

The SEC Whistleblower Program: A Game-Changer for FCPA Violations

While the private sector's role in the broader enforcement context is an established part of American jurisprudence, that role has diminished in ...

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Whistleblowers and Corporate Misconduct

New Challenges and New Opportunities for HR Directors As various countries develop regulations to encourage the reporting of corporate misconduct, HR ...

Monday, November 14, 2011

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Quantum Meruit Claims

Is Interest Mandatory or Discretionary? Pursuant to CPLR 5004, the prevailing party in a civil action is entitled to interest at the munificent rate ...

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

by Joseph H. Einstein, Jonathan Gardner
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

The Limitations of Corporate Compliance: Establish an Ethical Culture in an Era of Scandal

With a strong ethical culture, an organization is able to instill in its employees a sense of stewardship and personal accountability that looks ...

Monday, November 7, 2011

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Advocacy & Counsel for the SEC Whistleblower

A Primer for Employment Lawyers The protections and incentives for whistleblowers provided by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer ...

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

The Benefits of Investor Protection

Is it possible - or even desirable - to try to precisely measure the economic benefit of investor and consumer protections? A series of new legal ...

Friday, October 7, 2011

by Christopher Keller
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Playing the Blame Game at RBS

Even David Cameron has problems with Sir Fred Goodwin, the former CEO of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC. On Sir Fred's watch, the once famously ...

Saturday, October 1, 2011

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Government Reliance on Private Litigants Diverges with Court Trends

The U.S. government's increasing dependence on a quasi-private enforcement model is not easily reconciled with recent trends in the courts to ...

Friday, September 9, 2011

by Rachel A. Avan
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Whistleblowers & PE

Potential whistleblowers have been newly incentivised to report possible violations, and will receive previously unheard of levels of protection for ...

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Point-Counterpoint: Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Rules

Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Rules 1) Were the whistleblower provisions in Dodd-Frank necessary for investor protection?  Jordan Thomas: Yes. The new ...

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Duking It Out in Antitrust Price-Fixing

Class Actions After Dukes I. INTRODUCTION  In Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, (2) the United States Supreme Court rejected class certification in a ...

Monday, August 1, 2011

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

PCAOB Proposals Promise Increased Transparency in Audit Industry

  On June 21, 2011 the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), whose mission is the regulation of US auditing firms, took the first step ...

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Increased FDIC Lawsuits a Step in the Right Direction, But Too Little Too Late?

In October 2010, the United States' Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), an independent agency of the federal government that insures ...

Friday, April 1, 2011

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Financial Stability Oversight Council's Proposed Metrics for Supervision of Non-Bank Financial Firms

We have previously commented on the efforts worldwide to make the financial system "healthier" via the Basel III process of forcing financial ...

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

2010 – The Securities Year in Review

The end of 2010 is upon us and the beginning of 2011 looms on the horizon. Though not as tumultuous as 2007 or 2008, with no world-shaking corporate ...

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

SEC Contemplating Governance Reforms

After enacting reform in the finance and healthcare sectors legislators and regulators have staked out a new battleground. After enacting reform in ...

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

by Christopher Keller
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Is the Shield Beginning to Crack?

In recent years, many U.S. businesses have come to see class action waiver clauses in arbitration agreements as the silver bullet that will put the ...

Monday, November 15, 2010

by Christopher Keller
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Pre-Confirmation Remedies to Assure Collection of Arbitration Awards

New York Law Journal A successful litigant in an arbitration proceeding may be faced with a recalcitrant respondent, unwilling to satisfy the award ...

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

by Jonathan Gardner, Joseph H. Einstein
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Auditor Liability Still a Going Concern

Company management retains the auditor and has contractual rights and responsibilities negotiated at the time of retention.  Investors rely on ...

Friday, October 1, 2010

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

BP's Deep Water Horizon Has a Deep Impact on UK Pension Schemes

The oil spill is more than an environmental disaster, it is also a financial disaster for BP shareholders, including the many pension schemes heavily ...

Saturday, August 7, 2010

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Say What? Pay What? Real World Approaches to Executive Compensation Reform

Real World Approaches to Executive Compensation Reform While the recent focus on excessive executive compensation has influenced the Wall Street ...

Thursday, August 5, 2010

by Christopher Keller
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Latest Round of Basel Committee Proposed Reforms a Mixed Bag

The most effective time to reform dangerous habits is after a nasty shock. The object lesson of a burned-down house or wrecked car is a powerful ...

Sunday, August 1, 2010

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

The Duchesses Come Out Swinging in Dukes: Restoring the Balance in Class Certification

Restoring the Balance in Class Certification I. INTRODUCTION  With its much-anticipated en banc decision in Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.,2 the ...

Sunday, August 1, 2010

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Deepwater Horizon's Deep Impact on Pension Schemes

While much has been made of the technological causes of the disaster, investors should take a close look at the role that the company's corporate ...

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Quantifying Antitrust Damages in Private Enforcement Actions Under European Union Competition Law

The report should serve as an instructive resource for the EC and member states' national courts for expanding their knowledge and expertise in ...

Saturday, May 1, 2010

by Gregory Asciolla
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Morrison v. National Australia Bank

On Monday, March 29, 2010, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral argument in Morrison v. National Australia Bank Ltd., No. 08-1911. This ...

Thursday, April 1, 2010

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

How Courts Analyze Guilty Pleas and Government Investigations When Considering the Plausibility of an Antitrust Conspiracy after Twombly

In Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly, the Supreme Court changed the course of law regarding the proper pleading standard under Rule 8 of the Federal ...

Friday, March 26, 2010

by Lawrence Sucharow, Gregory Asciolla
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Reining in the Credit Ratings Industry

The reform of credit rating agencies is sure to occupy a central place in the regulatory and legislative agendas of 2010. The reform of credit rating ...

Monday, January 11, 2010

by Christopher Keller
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Just What the Doctor Ordered: A Second Opinion for Vertical Price-Fixing

For antitrust practitioners and government enforcers, Leegin closed one door, while opening still others In Leegin Creative Leather Products., Inc. ...

Friday, January 1, 2010

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Trade Talk: SEC Facing Thorny Issues with Flash Trading, Dark Pools, Naked Access

Regulators have long been concerned with ensuring that investors stand on an equal footing with respect to their access to information about publicly ...

Monday, December 14, 2009

by Christopher Keller
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

New Reform - United on Regulation, Divided on Details

For all its chaos, the international financial meltdown has had one good effect. The will to enact much needed regulatory and corporate governance ...

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

It Ain't Funny How Time Slips Away

Amnesty Recipient Cooperation in Civil Antitrust Litigation Five years ago, Congress enacted the Antitrust Criminal Penalty Enhancement and Reform ...

Saturday, August 1, 2009

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Loss Causation and the Global Economic Crisis

When fraud coincides with a stock market crash, one question inevitably looms large. What caused the investors' losses: the fraud or outside economic ...

Monday, July 27, 2009

by Ira Schochet
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Death of the Worldwide Class?

The growth of majority-foreign classes and the arrival of overseas investors as lead plaintiffs rank among the major developments in U.S. securities ...

Monday, June 22, 2009

by Lawrence Sucharow
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Iqbal and the Twombly Pleading Standard

While the court's two-pronged approach might bring more consistency on how a pleading is analyzed, it remains to be seen with respect to innumerable ...

Monday, June 15, 2009

by Gregory Asciolla
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Monopoly Is What Happens While You're Busy Making Speeches

Change we can believe in comes to the Antitrust Division The Senate confirmed Christine A. Varney as Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust ...

Friday, June 12, 2009

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Schapiro Takes Right Path on Market Reform

But auditors, lawyers and shareholders need better tools. Lawrence A. Sucharow says private-sector auditors, lawyers and shareholders can play larger ...

Monday, June 1, 2009

by Lawrence Sucharow
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Confidentiality Agreements Are Not a Bar to Informal Witness Interviews

Courts have long recognized the efficacy and importance of informal witness interviews. Informal witness interviews serve a vital role in litigation. ...

Monday, June 1, 2009

by Joseph H. Einstein
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Pension Funds Failing to Claim Potential Settlements

Jordan A. Thomas wrote an article published in Pensions & Investments, explaining how the new whistleblower regulations impact pension funds and the ...

Monday, June 1, 2009

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Shortsighted?

The chatter over short-selling and its impact goes on, and one study says the benefits of these trades need to be acknowledged. The recent lively ...

Friday, May 29, 2009

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

The Class Action Fairness Act: A Wolf in Wolves' Clothing

Federal court jurisdictional statutes can perhaps be likened to high-tech computer software. But what about CAFA procedure? That's not rocket ...

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

The Bulwark of Private Investment

The present economic crisis and economic turmoil naturally prompt the question: what can we do to prevent similar market run-ups and collapses in the ...

Friday, May 1, 2009

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Don't Repeat UBS' Mistake

The world is gearing up for international securitized debt litigation. Make sure you check the jurisdiction clauses, contract by contract A ...

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Pensions and the People (April 2009)

So with public sentiment so united on this issue, pension schemes should really be actively seeking executive compensation reforms Shareholders have ...

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

In Debt Crisis, an Abritration Alternative

Investors have a stronger claim under rules established by a financial industry regulator. As the collapse of the nonprime mortgage markets has ...

Monday, March 16, 2009

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Analyzing Proper Pleading Standard for Commodity Manipulation Claims

The case-specific approach, as articulated and developed in 'Natural Gas II,' appears to be taking hold. Commodity manipulation litigation is on the ...

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

by Gregory Asciolla
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

The Impact of the Laperriere Decision: Parent Companies Face Liability

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently issued a decision that would make directors of parent companies liable for securities law violations ...

Sunday, February 1, 2009

by Thomas A. Dubbs, James W. Johnson
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Pensions and the People (February 2009)

Every year pension funds based outside the US with holdings in American securities forego hundreds of millions of dollars owed to them. By not ...

Sunday, February 1, 2009

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Balancing the Scales

The Use of Confidential Witnesses in Securities Class Actions In enacting the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (PSLRA), Congress ...

Monday, January 19, 2009

by Christopher Keller
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

A Scotch Verdict on Regularity and Other Issues

The circularity hypothesis is simply that: a hypothesis. Some have viewed the mere assertion of the hypothesis as proof of its correctness Thomas ...

Thursday, January 1, 2009

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Eyeing Executive Compensation

Pay structures often spur chiefs to focus on short-term results rather than long-term value At the heart of the financial crisis that has paralyzed ...

Monday, November 17, 2008

by Christopher Keller
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Auditor Liability in the Wake of the Subprime Meltdown

The subprime crisis that the financial pundits have been talking about for the last two years has seeped beyond Wall Street... The subprime crisis ...

Friday, November 14, 2008

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Pensions and the People

Thomas Dubbs addresses how European pension funds could potentially be leaving large sums of money on the settlement table. Click here to read the ...

Saturday, November 1, 2008

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Key to Avoiding Compensation Suits

Abuses of executive compensation provide no end to work for plaintiffs' lawyers pursuing class-action litigation against, and derivative suits on ...

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

by Edward Labaton
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Antitrust Looms Large in the Supreme Court's Past Term

The Supreme Court had an uncommonly active year in 2007 in the area of antitrust, deciding four cases: In Leegin Creative Leather Products, Inc. v. ...

Sunday, June 1, 2008

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Contact by Counsel with Putative Members of Class Prior to Class Certification

The basic assumption underlying the ABA Opinion is that there is no lawyer-client relationship with putative class members until the class is ...

Sunday, June 1, 2008

by Ira Schochet
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

U.S. Focus: Time for Action

To redress losses from these frauds, as well as many other non-systemic instances of corporate wrongdoing, investors have increasingly turned to the ...

Thursday, April 17, 2008

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Executive Compensation: Despite Reforms, Pay Is Less Transparent and Shareholder-Friendly Than in the Past

New York Law Journal | March 20, 2008 Despite reforms, pay is less transparent and shareholder-friendly than in the past. By all appearances, ...

Thursday, March 20, 2008

by Lawrence Sucharow
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

'Tellabs': PSLRA Pleading Test Comparative, Not Absolute

The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling Tellabs v. Makor emphasizes that the standard against which plaintiffs' pleadings will now be held is comparative, ...

Wednesday, October 3, 2007

by Christopher Keller
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

FIFO vs LIFO

Lawrence Sucharow and Christopher Keller examine how different ways to calculate shareholder losses for purposes of appointing lead plaintiff lead to ...

Monday, May 1, 2006

by Lawrence Sucharow, Christopher Keller
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

A Real And Righteous Annunity

https://www.secwhistlebloweradvocate.com/insights/real-righteous-annunity/

Thursday, February 1, 2018

by Jordan A. Thomas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

A Primer on Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund

Thomas A. Dubbs and Christopher J. McDonald discuss the main points of the case and what's at stake for class actions. Law360 featured this video on ...

Friday, March 7, 2014

by Rudi Julius
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Analysis of the U.S. Supreme Court Ruling in Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund

Chairman Lawrence A. Sucharow and partners Martis Alex, Eric J. Belfi, Christopher J. Keller and Michael W. Stocker discuss the June 23 Supreme Court ...

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

by Rudi Julius
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Why Recent Reforms are Good for Business

Jordan A. Thomas speaks on Dodd-Frank and the new Whistleblower laws

Saturday, February 18, 2012

by Rudi Julius
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Could You Blow The Whistle?

Jordan A. Thomas speaks on the results of Labaton Sucharow's survey of 500 financial services professionals across the United States and United ...

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

by Rudi Julius
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

The Capitol Forum Antitrust Interview Series

Jay L. Himes answers questions about antitrust policy and process for The Capitol Forum Antitrust Interview series.

Friday, May 1, 2015

by Jay L. Himes
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Wall Street Has Lost Moral Compass: Thomas

Jordan A. Thomas speaks to Bloomberg TV on the Firm's recent financial services professional ethics survey.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

by Jay L. Himes
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Billionaire founder of drug company arrested for alleged opioid scheme

October 26, 2017, CBS Evening News Michael P. Canty was featured on CBS Evening News discussing improper practices by pharma companies and doctors ...

Thursday, October 26, 2017

by Sample HubSpot User
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Wall Street Still Tempted by an Unethical Culture

Jordan A. Thomas comments on Wall Street's ethical culture and power players.

Friday, March 27, 2015

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Nightly Business Report — May 19, 2015

Jordan A. Thomas discusses how new study shows little has changed on Wall Street with the Nightly Business Report.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Media Roundtable Discussion with Jordan A. Thomas

October 12, 2011 Media roundtable discussion October 12, 2011 in London on How U.S. Financial Reforms and Recent Whistleblower Provisions Impact ...

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

by Rudi Julius
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NewsHour Weekend

PBS NewsHour Weekend's special correspondent Kathy Murthy speaks with Michael Stocker about the JOBS Act's crowdfunding provision. "Is it a good idea ...

Sunday, October 27, 2013

by Rudi Julius
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Gregory Asciolla featured on Business Day TV regarding the first platinum and palladium class action

In this televised interview, Gregory Asciolla, partner and Antitrust & Competition Litigation Practice co-chair, provides some detail on the class ...

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

by Rudi Julius
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

An Increase in Securities Class Action-Related Lawsuits

Thomas A. Dubbs discusses the increase in securities class action-related lawsuits during a January 9, 2009 interview on Bloomberg TV. According to ...

Friday, January 9, 2009

by Rudi Julius
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LIBOR: Securities, Antitrust and Regulatory Implications

Thomas A. Dubbs participated in a webinar hosted by West LegalEdcenter titled "LIBOR: Securities, Antitrust and Regulatory Implications" from 12:00 ...

Thursday, September 6, 2012

by Rudi Julius
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Securities Class Action Trials After the Financial Crisis

Labaton Sucharow Webinar March 08, 2011 Since the passage of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, only 10 federal securities fraud ...

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

by Mark Arisohn
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Whistleblowing in the Corporate World Series, Part II: Securities Law Primer Webinar

Labaton Sucharow Partner Jordan A. Thomas presented in a six-part series hosted by West LegalEdcenter, part of Thomson Reuters. The genius of the ...

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

by Rudi Julius
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Lawline: Trends in Direct Actions and the Rise of Direct Actions in the Securities Fraud Arena

New York, NY January 23, 2018 Serena P. Hallowell, head of the Direct Action Litigation Practice, and of counsel Rachel A. Avan discussed the rise of ...

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

by Rudi Julius
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Libor Manipulation Litigation: Latest Trends and Developments

Thomas A. Dubbs spoke during a Strafford Publications webinar, Libor Manipulation Litigation: Latest Trends and Developments, on October 23, 2012 ...

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Credit Rating Agencies and the Financial Crisis of 2007-2008: What Went Wrong -and Will it Happen Again?

Webinar April 21, 2011 Of all the major players in the recent market meltdown, few had a greater role than credit rating agencies. In the wake of the ...

Thursday, April 21, 2011

by Rudi Julius
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Whistleblowing in the Corporate World Series, Part VI: Whistleblowing and the Corporate Insider Webinar

Labaton Sucharow Partner Jordan A. Thomas presented in a six-part series hosted by West LegalEdcenter, part of Thomson Reuters. Since the passage of ...

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

by Rudi Julius
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Whistleblowing in the Corporate World Series, Part III: Accountants as Whistleblowers: Newly Empowered to Make Ethical Reporting Choices Webinar

Labaton Sucharow Partner Jordan A. Thomas presented in a six-part series hosted by West LegalEdcenter, part of Thomson Reuters. Accountants play an ...

Monday, September 17, 2012

by Rudi Julius
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Whistleblowing in the Corporate World Series, Part I: The Advent of the SEC Whistleblower Program Webinar

Labaton Sucharow Partner Jordan A. Thomas presented in a six-part series hosted by West LegalEdcenter, part of Thomson Reuters. A quiet revolution in ...

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Whistleblowing in the Corporate World Series, Part IV: An Insider's Guide to the SEC Enforcement Process Webinar

Labaton Sucharow Partner Jordan A. Thomas presented in a six-part series hosted by West LegalEdcenter, part of Thomson Reuters. The Securities and ...

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

by Rudi Julius
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Whistleblowing in the Corporate World Series, Part V: Corporate Lawyers as Whistleblowers Webinar

Labaton Sucharow Partner Jordan A. Thomas presented in a six-part series hosted by West LegalEdcenter, part of Thomson Reuters. At one time, ...

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

by Rudi Julius