All articles by Robert J. Ollman

Supreme Court Expands SEC Rule Liability

Almost every corporate principal has heard of the “dreaded” Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Rule 10b-5, which makes it unlawful in the securities context “(a) To employ any device, scheme, or artifice to defraud, (b) To make any untrue statement of a material fact . . . , or (c) To engage in any act,.


Without any warning, you receive a notice from a bankruptcy court that a customer who owes you thousands of dollars has filed for bankruptcy. You’ve heard about companies going bankrupt, of course, but you’ve never been in the middle of one. What should you know? The notice should tell you what type of bankruptcy your.

New Lawyer, New Estate Plan

I graduated from North Dakota State on scholarship with a double major and two national championship rings from playing Division I football. I graduated from Marquette Law School with an accepted job offer at Fox, O’Neill and Shannon. Life seems to be going my way. That’s how life usually seems to go, until it takes.