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Category Archives: Securities Law

Whistleblower Award Update 2015

There was not much activity from the SEC Office of the Whistleblower (OWB) in the months since it announced the highest whistleblower award to date in September 2014, but that changed in February when it issued a number of denials. Awards: In the Matter of the Claim for Award, Exchange Act Rel. No. 72947. On …

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Fourth Circuit Sustains Securities Fraud Claim Against Drug Manufacturer

On March 6, the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit found that the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina had erred in dismissing a class action lawsuit filed under Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Exchange Act) because the lower court had inappropriately relied on …

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