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Financial Service Authority wins appeal case on co-operation with overseas regulators

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 4 2010

The Financial Services Authority (FSA) went to the Court of Appeal to seek clarification regarding its obligation to co-operate with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC

Court approves American Home Mortgage's settlement of a subprime securities class action

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 18 2009

On July 30, 2009, the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York approved a $37.25 million settlement of a subprime-related securities class action styled, In re American Home Mortgage Securities Litigation

International Public Company D&O: Status & Trends - Canada

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 14 2010

Class action securities claims are a perennially interesting topic for attorneys and companies around the world and across industries

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

Southern District grants motion to dismiss in F-Cubed securities class action

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 9 2009

On October 5, 2009, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York granted the defendants' motion to dismiss in Cornwell v. Credit Suisse on subject matter jurisdiction grounds

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

Second Circuit upholds dismissal for advisor who recommended Bayou Group hedge fund

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 21 2009

In a highly anticipated decision, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed last week that investment advisor Hennessee Group LLC could not be liable on the claims asserted by one of its clients for recommending that the client invest in a hedge fund that turned out to be nothing more than a Ponzi scheme perpetrated by Bayou Group LLC

Court of Appeal considers parallel proceedings and non-exclusive jurisdiction clauses

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 30 2009

In Highland Crusader Offshore Partners v Deutsche Bank AG (2009 EWCA Civ 725) the Court of Appeal considered the operation of a non-exclusive jurisdiction clause, whereby the parties submitted to English jurisdiction (but were not permitted from proceeding in another country of competent jurisdiction), against the background of proceedings in Texas and London

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