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Recent insider trading case sparks concerns over leaked clinical trial results

  • Choate Hall & Stewart LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 20 2012

The Martoma insider trading case is the latest in, and largest of, a string of actions brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission related to the alleged misuse of confidential clinical trial information by life sciences companies and third parties with access to this information

Court limits Dodd-Frank Act whistleblower rule's reach

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 28 2013

On October 21st, a U.S. District Court addressed the extraterritorial reach of the Dodd-Frank Act's anti-retaliation provisions. Plaintiff, a former

Second Circuit affirms dismissal of “F-Cubed” securities class action

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 20 2009

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed the dismissal of an “F-Cubed” securities class action - i.e., a securities class action brought by foreign investors who purchased shares in a foreign company on a foreign stock exchange - on subject matter jurisdiction grounds

SEC claims couple hijacked a charity

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 4 2013

The SEC has brought a stream of Ponzi scheme cases in recent months in which little has been left for investors. SEC v. We the People, Inc. (S.D. Fla

Business roundtable files an amicus brief in the Citigroup litigation, asking the Second Circuit to reverse Judge Rakoff

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 13 2012

On Thursday, January 12, 2012, Business Roundtable ("BRT"), the association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies, requested leave to file an Amicus Brief in the SEC v. Citigroup Global Markets, Inc. appeal, requesting that the Second Circuit reject the "potentially dangerous, approach to reviewing settlement agreements" in Judge Jed Rakoff's November 28, 2011 decision in the lower court

Federal district courts may issue anti-litigation orders in SEC receivership matters

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 21 2010

On June 15th, the Second Circuit held that district courts may issue anti-litigation injunctions barring bankruptcy filings as part of their broad equitable powers in the context of an SEC receivership

Securities fraud claims against CommScope dismissed

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 16 2013

The US District Court for the Western District of North Carolina dismissed a shareholder securities fraud claim against CommScope, Inc. and its

Establishing common issues of loss causation not required to certify class

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 4 2008

Granting plaintiffs’ motion for class certification in a securities fraud action, a federal district court held, among other things, that for purposes of their motion plaintiffs did not have to demonstrate common issues of loss causation

Payments received by brokerages used in a fraudulent scheme cannot be avoided

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 20 2010

On September 14th, a Bankruptcy Court entered partial summary judgment in favor of defendants, brokerages through whom the debtor conducted a fraudulent stock lending scheme

SEC ordered to produce Brady and Giglio materials due to joint investigation with U.S. Attorney’s office

  • Jenner & Block
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2014

A district court ordered the SEC to produce material solely in its possession to a defendant in a parallel criminal prosecution by the U.S. Attorney