Publications & Interviews

Featured Publications & Interviews

  • Mexico-Based Homex Reaches Settlement with the SEC

    The Daily Journal

    The Daily Journal interviewed Stradling shareholder Kathleen Marcus, co-chair of the Enforcement Defense & Investigations practice group and chair of the Compliance & Corporate Governance practice group, for an article about Desarrolladora Homex, a prominent Mexico-based homebuilding company, accused of falsely reporting the sale of more than 100,000 homes to boost company revenues.

  • UnitedHealth Filing Reflects DOJ’s Heightened Fraud Focus

    Bloomberg BNA
    Stradling shareholder Jason de Bretteville was quoted in a Bloomberg BNA article.
  • In Wake of Salman, Friendship is Key Question For Insider Trading Liability

    White Collar Defense shareholder Jason de Bretteville and associate Kenny Hsu were published in the Westlaw Journal’s Corporate Officers and Directors Liability Expert Analysis section with their post mortem analysis of the Supreme Court’s December 6, 2016 decision in Salman v. United States.

  • Supreme Court Revisits Insider Trading’s Personal Benefit Requirement

    White Collar Defense shareholder Jason de Bretteville and associate Kenny Hsu were published in the Westlaw Journal’s White Collar Crime Litigation News and Analysis section with their expert analysis of the much anticipated oral arguments in Salman v. United States. In the article, “Supreme Court Revisits Insider Trading’s Personal Benefit Requirement,” de Bretteville and Hsu argue that a majority of the court appeared to be reluctant to break from precedent and would likely “be comfortable with reaffirming — or at most, slightly clarifying — the standards for imposing liability that existed before the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ landmark decision in United States v. Newman.”

  • Client Alert - Court Enjoins Implementation of New Federal Salary Requirement for Exempt Employee Status

    Stradling shareholders Jeff Dinkin and Nicole Zajack want to inform you that today, November 22, 2016, U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant issued a nationwide injunction that blocked implementation of the new federal salary standard for employees to qualify as exempt under the salary basis test. This means that employers do not have to pay exempt employees a minimum salary of $47, 476 as of December 1 to retain exempt status.

  • Client Alert - Important Information Regarding The New Federal Minimum Salary For Exempt Employees

    Stradling shareholders Jeff Dinkin and Nicole Zajack published a client alert discussing important information regarding the new federal minimum salary for exempt employees.

  • Representing Creditors in Bankruptcy: Extent and Priority of Creditor Liens

    Expert Webcast

    Stradling shareholder Marianne Mortimer participated in an Expert Webcast discussing Representation of Creditors in Bankruptcy. Expert Webcast is a sophisticated digital source of expertise for the professional and the business communities locally, nationally and cross-border. Producing the industry’s leading webcast panels covering corporate, M&A, restructuring and finance topics. Link to program recording and presentation materials.

  • Clients Must Vet eDiscovery Competence of Counsel

    Orange County Business Journal

    Litigation Shareholder Maren Hufton and counsel Katherine Hammersly’s article, “Clients Must Vet eDiscovery Competence of Counsel” was published in the Orange County Business Journal. In the article, Hufton and Hammersly state that counsel must pay careful attention to the requirements and challenges of managing electronic discovery since “an attorney’s failure to recognize basic eDiscovery responsibilities exposes not just the attorney, but the client, to harsh sanctions”. Hufton and Hammersly lay out a framework of eDiscovery-related questions for in-house counsel to ask before retaining outside counsel for any matter.

  • Daily Journal Weekly Appellate Report Podcast: SEC v. Jensen

    Stradling shareholder John Cannon recently sat down with Brian Cradile of the Daily Journal to discuss the Ninth Circuit’s ruling in SEC v. Jensen, a decision which broadens CEO/CFO liability in the wake of financial restatements, but leaves some significant ambiguities within that doctrine. Listen to the podcast.

  • Defends Against Criminal Allegations

    The Los Angeles Times quoted Jason de Bretteville, chair of Stradling’s White Collar practice and co-chair of the Enforcement Defense & Investigations practice, in an article about the criminal charges recently filed against by the California Attorney General, Kamala Harris. Although purports to be an internet classified advertising marketplace, California prosecutors allege that the majority of the ads are for “adult services” and that the company is profiting from sex trafficking.

  • Crowdfunding Options Grow

    The Orange Business Journal quoted Jeff Estes, a shareholder in Stradling’s corporate practice, for an article on the SEC regulation for crowdfunding that recently took effect. The new regulation is part of the federal Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, and is meant to stimulate the funding of small businesses by easing some securities regulations.