Following are some of the speaking engagements our lawyers have participated in recently. Read more
There were a number of settlements and verdicts around the country in whistleblower cases in August. This is an area of litigation that is expanding rapidly. I will mention a sampling of the... Read more
The United States Supreme Court has shown a great deal of interest recently in considering whether class actions are really a valuable and needed part of this nation’s legal system. While mo... Read more
Judge Thomas Thrash, a veteran federal judge in the Northern District of Georgia, recently released a most interesting opinion involving the application of the business judgment rule to dire... Read more
The Dodd-Frank Act was passed in July 2010, establishing the SEC Office of the Whistleblower in 2011. The program was designed by Congress to provide monetary incentives for anyone who has k... Read more
There have not been many Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) “tips” in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) whistleblower program. But one large bounty in a bribery case coul... Read more
Broker Charles Schwab & Company is seeking to eliminate investors’ ability to pursue class action lawsuits. In the case, Shearson v. McMahon, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that brokerage... Read more
The U.S. Supreme Court considered last month whether class action Plaintiffs can remain in state court by stipulating that the Plaintiffs, and the class of unnamed people they hope to repres... Read more
Last month, we gave an overview of the recent Libor scandal which involves the world’s largest banks conspiring to fraudulently rig the London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor) – the primary fi... Read more
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