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The door to constitutional challenges against SEC administrative proceedings may have just opened wider in the Northern District of GA
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • November 23 2015

Last week, in Ironridge Global IV, Ltd., et al. v. SEC, No. 15-cv-2512, U.S. District Court Judge Leigh Martin May issued her third well-reasoned


The Netherlands as an alternative forum for cross border class settlements and the potential consequences for claims by ‘foreign cubed’ plaintiffs under U.S. securities laws
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • Netherlands, USA
  • January 12 2010

In any litigation, and particularly in disputes regarding mass claims, there are times when various settlement options have to be considered


Supreme Court modifies class certification procedure in securities fraud class actions
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2014

On June 23, 2014, the Supreme Court issued its second decision in the long-running securities fraud class action against Halliburton (Halliburton II


United States district court judge denies intervention motion by expert witness McCann, finding that “he took a check, and he took an oath, but he was faithful to only one”
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2012

Judge Lynn Hughes of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas denied the Motion by expert witness Craig McCann to intervene in vacatur proceedings involving 19 individualcorporate investors and brokerage firm Morgan Keegan, Morgan Keegan & Company, Inc. v. John J. Garrett, et al., U.S.D.C., S.D. Tex., Case No. 4:10-cv-04308


In re Omnicom: Second Circuit issues stringent standard to establishing loss causation in securities fraud cases
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2010

On March 9, 2010, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a decision in In re Omnicom Group Inc. Securities Litigation, No. 08-612-cv, 2010 WL 774311 (2d Cir. March 9, 2010), in which the court continued to raise the bar for a securities fraud plaintiff to establish the “loss causation” element for Section 10(b) claims


Takeaways from Del. High Court's MFW ruling
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2014

Law360, New York (March 18, 2014, 9:55 PM ET) -- In a significant case of first impression, the Delaware Supreme Court, in Kahn v. M&F Worldwide Corp


Oregon flocks to fraud on the market
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2013

In a recent decision, State v. Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., 2012 WL 6212518 (Or. Dec. 13, 2012), the Oregon Supreme Court gave birth to a state


Circuit court denies emergency motion to stay Conflict Minerals Rule; May 31 reporting deadline remains in place
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2014

On May 14, 2014, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals denied the emergency motion filed by the National Association of Manufacturers and others for a


Gaining whistleblower protection: engaging in activity protected by Dodd-Frank is not enough
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2014

Earlier this month, a district court ruled that an employee simply engaging in activity protected by the Dodd-Frank Act's anti-retaliation provision


Georgia investment advisor launches Article II constitutional challenge to the SEC’s use of ALJs and seeks discovery
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • February 20 2015

Yesterday, Gray Financial Group, Inc. ("Gray"), an Atlanta based investment advisor and Greenberg Traurig client, and two of its officers filed a