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U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider "fraud-on-the-market" presumption in securities fraud class actions

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 16 2013

On November 15, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it would revisit the "fraud-on-the-market" presumption that it adopted 25 years ago

Jury to decide SEC's case against feeder fund in Ponzi scheme

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 29 2013

The SEC's case against a hedge fund owner who allegedly funneled hundreds of millions into a $3.5 billion Ponzi scheme will be left up to a

SEC requires first admission of wrongdoing under revised settlement policy

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 10 2013

On August 19, 2013, the SEC announced that it settled with a hedge fund and its manager (the defendants) and required them to admit wrongdoing. In

SEC conflict minerals rule upheld by the federal district court

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 5 2013

On July 23, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia rejected the plaintiffs' challenge of the SEC's conflict minerals rule and

SEC further limits ability of companies to settle on a "no admit, no deny" basis

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 5 2013

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently further limited the ability of companies to settle claims without admitting to the SEC's

SEC files initial brief in conflict minerals rule case

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2013

The SEC recently filed its initial brief in the case pending in the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in which the National

SOX whistleblower protection expanded by a federal appeals court

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 5 2013

A federal appeals court recently made it substantially easier for plaintiffs to assert claims that they were fired for "whistleblowing" activity

Supreme Court's decision reshapes class certification for future securities class actions

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2013

On February 27, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court addressed a long-standing circuit split on the issue of whether, when bringing a securities fraud class

SEC gets five years to seek civil penalties for fraud

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2013

On February 27, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court decided that if the SEC wants to bring civil penalties against an investment adviser for fraud, there is

Fraud and the “discovery rule” two takeaways from the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Gabelli v. Securities and Exchange Commission

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 7 2013

Fraud likes to hide. Which is why, since the 18th century, courts have held that a statute of limitations for fraud does not begin to run until the