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United States district court judge denies intervention motion by expert witness McCann, finding that “he took a check, and he took an oath, but he was faithful to only one”

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 22 2012

Judge Lynn Hughes of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas denied the Motion by expert witness Craig McCann to intervene in vacatur proceedings involving 19 individualcorporate investors and brokerage firm Morgan Keegan, Morgan Keegan & Company, Inc. v. John J. Garrett, et al., U.S.D.C., S.D. Tex., Case No. 4:10-cv-04308

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York gives priority to forum selection clause over prior arbitration agreement

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 10 2012

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York recently held that a forum selection clause giving New York state and federal courts exclusive jurisdiction over disputes between two parties would supplant the parties’ prior arbitration agreement based on the parties’ status as FINRA members

No broker-customer relationship absent a direct connection to investment-related services provided by the brokerage firm

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 14 2013

A Utah federal district court is the latest to join the chorus of opinions holding that a would-be arbitration claimant cannot proceed with a FINRA

Ninth Circuit reverses securities fraud conviction based on admission of prior complaint

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 14 2012

Rather than attempt to prove their claims with facts and evidence that relate to their own dealings with their brokers, securities claimants far too often instead seek to smear respondents by parading before the arbitrators (or the judge or jury) unrelated past complaints and settlements regardless of their merits or relevance or whether any factual findings were ever made or admitted

Gaining whistleblower protection: engaging in activity protected by Dodd-Frank is not enough

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 19 2014

Earlier this month, a district court ruled that an employee simply engaging in activity protected by the Dodd-Frank Act's anti-retaliation provision

U.S. District Court in Atlanta rules against the SEC in an insider trading case, describing the SEC's evidence as 'overreaching' and 'self-serving'

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2014

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) lost an insider trading case last week in federal court in the Northern District of Georgia. SEC v

SEC weighs in on Intercontinental Regional Center Trust of Chicago (IRCTC)

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 11 2013

On Wednesday, February 6, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Comission (SEC) brought a civil action alleging a myriad of SEC violations against A

Supreme Court preview: securities law cases on the docket

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 6 2009

With the arrival of the first Monday in October, the Supreme Court begins its new Term

U.S. Supreme Court limits liability under Rule 10b-5

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 14 2011

In Janus Capital Group Inc. v. First Derivative Traders, 564 U.S. ___ (2011), issued Monday, June 13, 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court endorses a bright-line test on who can be held liable for making a false statement to investors under Rule 10b-5 and Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, 15 U.S.C. 78j(b

D.C. District Court upholds SEC’s conflict minerals rules, GAO report questions effectiveness on humanitarian efforts

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2013

On July 23, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia entered summary judgment in favor of the U.S. Securities and Exchange