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SEC Whistleblower Program Set for Banner Year

On April 16, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) awarded $27 million to a whistleblower who provided information that led to an SEC enforcement action. This was the largest award of 2020 and the sixth...

CFTC Announces New Livestock Market Task Force

CFTC Announces New Livestock Market Task Force

The livestock industry has faced unprecedented challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. Plummeting cattle prices and meat processing plant shut-downs have increased volatility in the market. These changes have raised...

The Table-Turning Rise of Mass Arbitration

The Table-Turning Rise of Mass Arbitration

Background Over the past decade, corporations have sought to avoid litigation by aggressively imposing arbitration clauses on consumers that remove their ability to seek redress in state or federal court. These...