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Plus D&O symposium: morning session I

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2010

During a discussion on the state of securities litigation, a panel comprised of prominent securities litigators discussed trends in securities class actions and legislation that is on the horizon

Two more dismissals of Securities Act lawsuits against rating agencies

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 19 2010

Judge Lewis Kaplan of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York granted McGraw Hill and Moody's (together, the "Ratings Agencies") motions to dismiss in both Tsereteli v. Residential Asset Securitization Trust 2006-A8 et al. and In re: IndyMac Securities Litigation - but without issuing detailed written opinions

Cornerstone’s review and analysis of 2009 securities class action settlements

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 29 2010

Cornerstone Research released its report on its review and analysis of 2009's securities class action settlements

ARS derivative suits will need to overcome business judgment rule

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 12 2010

In the past few months, several derivative suits against mutual fund issuers of auction rate securities (ARS) have hit the courts

Supreme Court upholds Gartenberg test for mutual funds’ compensation of investment advisers

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 5 2010

The Supreme Court recently issued an important decision regarding the test for determining whether an investment adviser has violated its "fiduciary duty" to a mutual fund by charging excessive fees under 36(b) of the Investment Company Act of 1940

BankAtlantic loses class action trial

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 18 2010

In a verdict handed down on Thursday (111810), a South Florida federal jury found that BankAtlantic violated federal securities laws by making several false statements to investors during the class period

District of New Jersey dismisses securities fraud claims against company that suffered data breach

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 29 2010

Late last year, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey dismissed a securities fraud litigation that had been brought against a payment card processor in connection with the theft, by cybercriminals, of credit and debit card information from the company's computer system

Broadcom settles options backdating securities class action

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 4 2010

On December 29, 2009, Broadcom announced that it had agreed in principle to pay $160.5 million to settle a securities class action pending in United States District Court for the Central District of California against the company and certain of its current and former officers and directors

NERA’s 2009 year-end securities class action trends update

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 31 2009

NERA Economic Consulting has issued its report titled: "Recent Trends in Securities Class Action Litigation: 2009 Year-End Update" (the "NERA Year-End Update"

Changes in securities & insurance regulation affecting enforcement strategies ALI-ABA conference on insurance & financial services litigation

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 19 2010

Speakers at the ALI-ABA's annual conference on insurance and financial services regulation in Chicago offered extensive commentary on changes in enforcement strategies for insurance and securities fraud, in light of recent overhauls to the regulatory scheme