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Federal appeals court holds SEC conflict minerals rules violate free speech

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2014

On April 14, 2014, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, in an opinion authored by Senior Circuit Judge

Takeaways from Del. High Court's MFW ruling

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

Law360, New York (March 18, 2014, 9:55 PM ET) -- In a significant case of first impression, the Delaware Supreme Court, in Kahn v. M&F Worldwide Corp

Southern District of Florida holds Morrison v. Nat'l Australia Bank not limited to Exchange Act, also bars RICO claims

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 6 2012

In the recently-issued decision of Sorota v. Sosa, No. 11-80897-Civ, ---- F. Supp. 2d ----, 2012 WL 313530 (S.D. Fla. Jan. 31, 2012), the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida held that Morrison v. Nat’l Australia Bank, Ltd., 130 S.Ct. 2869 (2010), extends beyond just Exchange Act cases, noting that in Morrison the Supreme Court reaffirmed the long-standing principle that “when a statute gives no clear indication of an extraterritorial application, it has none.”

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

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • 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

The Netherlands as an alternative forum for cross border class settlements and the potential consequences for claims by ‘foreign cubed’ plaintiffs under U.S. securities laws

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • Netherlands, USA
  • -
  • January 12 2010

In any litigation, and particularly in disputes regarding mass claims, there are times when various settlement options have to be considered

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

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

Supreme Court preview: securities law cases on the docket

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • 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