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RK business insights October 2014

  • Russell Kennedy
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  • Australia
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  • October 29 2014

On 22 September 2014, the Competition Policy Review Panel released its draft report which, among other things, sets out recommendations to reform and

US "fraud on the market" rules to affect securities class actions?

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia, USA
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  • September 18 2014

Securities class actions may be easier to prove if a recent court decision is followed through.A person who suffers an investment loss because of

Recent Supreme Court challenges to ICAC’s corruption findings concerning Mount Penny mining tenement largely unsuccessful

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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  • Australia
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  • September 1 2014

Between November 2012 and May 2013, the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) conducted widely publicised public inquiries into

This week in securities litigation (week ending July 3, 2014)

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Australia, USA
  • -
  • July 2 2014

In a holiday shortened week, dark pools were again a focus for regulators. This week FINRA sanctioned Goldman Sachs in connection with the operation

Fraud on the market presumption upheld

  • Lander & Rogers
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  • Australia, USA
  • -
  • June 26 2014

The US Supreme Court has affirmed the "fraud on the market" presumption in the context of US Securities class actions, making it easier for claimants

Is there a statutory limitation period for knowing assistance and knowing receipt claims?

  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
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  • Australia, United Kingdom
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  • June 23 2014

The UK Supreme Court has held that a 6-year limitation period applies to knowing receipt and knowing assistance claims. Will Australian courts apply

This week in securities litigation (week ending June 20, 2014)

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, Japan, United Kingdom, USA
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  • June 19 2014

High speed trading and conflict of interest in the market place were the topics of the week. Two Senate committees held hearings on the issues which

This week in securities litigation (week ending may 16, 2014)

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Australia, Hong Kong, USA
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  • May 15 2014

The Commission got split decisions in court this week. It prevailed in one high profile trial, obtaining a jury verdict in its favor. It lost a

High Court upholds validity of Northern Territory Drugs Forfeiture Law

  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
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  • Australia
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  • May 14 2014

The High Court, by majority, upheld the validity of a statutory scheme for the forfeiture of property. The scheme provided that, on application by

Second Circuit applies Morrison v. National Australia Bank to allow certain extraterritorial application of RICO

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • Australia, USA
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  • May 9 2014

In European Community v. RJR Nabisco, Inc., Case No. 11-CV-2475 (2d Cir. Apr. 23, 2014), the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit