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Second Circuit vacates conviction after counsel misstated deportation consequences

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 21 2014

The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently vacated the 1999 conviction of an Australian national living in the United States

Investors in municipal bonds sufficiently pleaded scienter

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 29 2009

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California held that scienter was sufficiently pleaded in a proposed counterclaim set forth by investors in municipal bond notes against the issuing city and its underwriter

“Fraud on the market” presumption requires showing of loss causation

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 25 2007

Plaintiffs, common stock investors in Allegiance, a national telecommunications provider, brought a securities fraud class action lawsuit under section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 10b-5 alleging that former Allegiance executives fraudulently misrepresented information about the company’s operations, which resulted in a drop in the company’s stock price when a corrective disclosure was ultimately made

In terrorem impact of securities class actions may increase after Amgen

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 21 2012

On June 11, 2012, the Supreme Court agreed to answer two critical class certification questions in a securities fraud case that could increase the in terrorem settlement value of these actions dramatically

SEC requires admission of wrongdoing as part of settlement

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 30 2013

Reversing its longstanding policy, the Securities and Exchange Commission recently required hedge-fund adviser Philip Falcone and his firm Harbinger

Eleventh Circuit affirms dismissal of securities fraud complaint against mortgage lender

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 3 2011

Stockholder plaintiffs brought a purported class action against HomeBanc Corporation and certain of its officers and directors alleging that the mortgage and lending company committed securities fraud by improperly concealing numerous purchases of subprime mortgage securities, which allegedly caused substantial losses when the company collapsed during the housing and subprime market crash

Plaintiffs sufficiently alleged pattern of racketeering activity

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 2 2007

The Fifth Circuit held that plaintiffs’ allegations brought under the Racketeer Influenced And Corrupt Organizations statute (RICO) sufficiently pleaded a pattern of racketeering activity

Supreme Court confirms Court of Appeal ruling on FSA enforcement capabilities

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 6 2010

On July 28, the UK Supreme Court upheld the English Court of Appeal's judgment that the power of the UK Financial Services Authority (FSA) to prosecute criminal offenses was not limited to the offenses specified in sections 401 and 402 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000

Complaint dismissed for failure to plead securities fraud with particularity

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 28 2007

A Texas district court dismissed a securities fraud class action for failure to meet the pleading requirements of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act

Securities fraud claims asserted by foreign purchasers dismissed

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 3 2007

Plaintiffs sought to certify a class of purchasers of securities of an Italian company who asserted claims under the Securities Exchange Act after the company collapsed following the discovery of massive fraud