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This week in securities litigation (week ending February 28, 2014)

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, United Kingdom, USA
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  • February 27 2014

The Supreme Court handed down a significant decision, construing SLUSA in the context of suits by investors defrauded investors in the Stanford Ponzi

Trends in Canadian securities actions

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • February 25 2014

A report by Cornerstone Research found that the number of securities class actions filed in the U.S. last year ticked up slightly. Yet that number

CFTC sues Royal Bank of Canada for years long wash sale scheme

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • April 4 2012

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission filed an enforcement action against the Royal Bank of Canada alleging a years long, riskless wash sale scheme conducted by a small group of RBC personnel to generate certain lucrative Canadian tax benefits

This week in securities litigation (November 25, 2011)

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Canada, Taiwan, USA
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  • November 25 2011

In recent enforcement cases the SEC obtained split results in an insider trading case, losing against one defendant but prevailing as to another

This week in securities litigation (july 29, 2011)

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • July 29 2011

The SEC entered into an agreement with the Capital Turkey Securities Regulator this week calling for mutual cooperation in a number of areas including enforcement