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Federal securities class action filings decline through Q2 2013

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2013

Federal securities class action activity has been sluggish through the first half of 2013. According to a recent report by Cornerstone Research and

New York’s highest court delivers important disgorgement decision

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 12 2013

On June 11, 2013, the New York State Court of Appeals reinstated a policyholder's claim for coverage for a $160 million "disgorgement" payment to the

With securities case dismissal, another loss in the southern district for LIBOR plaintiffs

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 15 2013

On Monday, Southern District of New York Judge Shira Scheindlin dismissed the entire suit in Gusinsky v. Barclays, without leave to amend and with

SDNY judge guts LIBOR claims on motion to dismiss, but banks are not off the hook yet

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 2 2013

In an exhaustive 161-page ruling issued on Friday, Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald of the Southern District of New York dismissed the majority of the

SEC’s asset management unit continues to probe valuation methods of hedge funds with latest case against Yorkville

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 22 2012

On October 17, the SEC filed a lawsuit in the Southern District of New York against hedge fund Yorkville Advisors LLC, as well as its President Mark Angelo and CFO Edward Schinik

Market timing case goes to U.S. Supreme Court

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 16 2012

D&O and E&O carriers alike will want to keep a close eye on the US Supreme Court this term

New York court dismisses Madoff claim against investment advisors & fund managers

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 16 2012

A New York State trial court recently dismissed claims by the holders of variable life insurance policies, some of whose excess cash value was invested with Bernard Madoff’s securities firm, against various investment advisors and hedge fund managers

Massachusetts Federal Court shows little patience for poorly-pled Exchange Act claims

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 15 2012

D&O issuers and policyholders concerned about their exposure to Exchange Act claims for overly optimistic wind-energy deals may be breathing easier in the wake of a Massachusetts federal district court's holding that a pension fund could not state a viable cause of action against American Superconductor

House Committee approves medical loss ratio bill; New York court dismisses challenge to Wage Parity Law

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 24 2012

On September 20, the House Energy and Commerce Committee approved a bill that would exclude brokers’ commissions from the calculation of a health insurance plan’s medical loss ratio (MLR

Transfer agent fee litigation saga (almost) comes to an end

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 22 2012

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York recently dismissed most of the claims in the long-running litigation over transfer agent fees collected on the Smith Barney family of funds