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Summary judgment order dismissing securities fraud lawsuit against Oracle is affirmed

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 22 2010

On November 16th, the Ninth Circuit affirmed the entry of summary judgment dismissing plaintiffs' securities fraud lawsuit against Oracle and its executives

Indemnification

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 25 2010

On October 22nd, the D.C. Circuit addressed the Office of Thrift Supervision's director indemnification rules

A broker may have a "trust relationship" with a client

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 14 2010

On June 8th, the Ninth Circuit affirmed defendants' convictions arising out of a securities fraud pump-and-dump scheme, but vacated the sentence

Claims not precluded by SLUSA must be remanded to state court

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 19 2009

On October 9th, the Ninth Circuit examined the jurisdictional and procedural aspects of the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act

No evidence of gun manufacturer's scienter presented in 10b-5 claim

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 21 2012

On February 17th, the First Circuit affirmed the entry of summary judgment dismissing plaintiffs' Rule 10b-5 securities fraud claims

Withdrawing the Fifth

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 30 2012

On April 27th, the Tenth Circuit addressed the parameters in a civil case for withdrawing an invocation of the 5th Amendment privilege against self-incrimination

Ignorance is a defense

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2011

On July 13th, the Eighth Circuit held that "no knowledge" of the securities rule violated may be asserted as an affirmative defense to an order imposing imprisonment after a defendant pleads guilty to a violation of the Securities Exchange Act

Federal district courts may issue anti-litigation orders in SEC receivership matters

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 21 2010

On June 15th, the Second Circuit held that district courts may issue anti-litigation injunctions barring bankruptcy filings as part of their broad equitable powers in the context of an SEC receivership

Payments received by brokerages used in a fraudulent scheme cannot be avoided

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 20 2010

On September 14th, a Bankruptcy Court entered partial summary judgment in favor of defendants, brokerages through whom the debtor conducted a fraudulent stock lending scheme

Schwab bond fund lawsuit is partially dismissed

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 7 2011

On March 2nd, the Federal District Court for the Northern District of California partially dismissed a class action lawsuit asserting various state law violations resulting from defendants' alleged deviation from the stated investment purpose of a bond mutual fund