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Federal district court stays state court discovery pursuant to slusa

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 6 2012

The plaintiff filed a class action suit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, alleging that the defendants omitted material facts from a proxy statement, breaching their fiduciary duties and violating the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

California district court dismisses securities fraud class action suit

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 21 2011

Plaintiff-investors commenced a class action suit alleging a violation of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 on behalf of all persons who purchased shares of defendant NVIDIA’s stock during a 9-month period

Second Circuit affirms Madoff trustee's net equity calculation

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 19 2011

The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit found in favor of the trustee (the Trustee) presiding over the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities (BMIS), affirming the Trustee’s calculation of “net equity” in the BMIS liquidation

Delaware Chancery Court orders hedge fund to return $40 million seed investment

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2011

An investment fund (the Lerner Fund) controlled by Randy Lerner, the owner of the Cleveland Browns, recently obtained a court order for the return of the remainder of its $40 million seed investment in a hedge fund (the Paige Fund) managed by Paige Capital Management LLC

Rule 10b-5 applies to transfers of foreign securities that close in the U.S.

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2011

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit recently vacated a district court's dismissal of a complaint for lack of subject matter jurisdiction, finding that the district court erred in holding that Section 10(b) and Rule 10b-5 did not apply to a sale of shares in a foreign corporation that closed in the United States

Whistleblower must provide information to the SEC to state a retaliation claim under Dodd-Frank

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 13 2011

A New York federal district court recently ruled that, with limited statutorily defined exceptions, a whistleblower asserting private relation claims under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act must allege that the information he provided was reported to the Securities and Exchange Commission

Ninth Circuit upholds Facebook settlement

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2011

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld a lower court's approval of a settlement agreement entered into by The Facebook, Inc. and individual litigants, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss and Divya Narendra (the Winklevosses), who claimed that the idea for the popular social networking site had been stolen from them

Improper accounting adjustments held insufficient basis for securities fraud claims

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2011

A federal district court in California recently dismissed class action securities fraud claims arising out of several improper accounting adjustments made by VeriFone Holdings, Inc

Second Circuit affirms option backdating conviction

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2011

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently affirmed the conviction of James Treacy, the former Chief Operating Officer and President of Monster Worldwide, Inc., in connection with a conspiracy to backdate stock options

District court finds failure to disclose all relevant information renders statements misleading

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 18 2011

The U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut denied defendants’ motion to dismiss plaintiff’s complaint for securities fraud brought under Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 10b-5