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Court denies motion to dismiss securities fraud claims
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2007

A securities fraud action was brought on behalf of all persons who purchased or acquired the common stock of Jarden Corp., a consumer products company, between June 29, 2005 and January 11, 2006


Supreme Court requires plaintiff to meet stringent pleading standard: under PSLRA's strong inference" requirement, courts must consider plausible inferences favoring defendants
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 3 2007

On June 21, 2007, in a much anticipated ruling affecting the ability of federal securities fraud complaints to withstand a motion to dismiss, the Supreme Court resolved a dispute between the federal circuit courts regarding what securities fraud plaintiffs must plead concerning the state of mind of defendants in order for a complaint to withstand dismissal


Criminal trade secret prosecution emerges as IP protection tool
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • July 4 2007

On May 23, 2007, Coca-Cola employee Joya Williams was sentenced to eight years in prison for trying to sell Coke’s trade secrets to rival Pepsi


Important Amendments to the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act come into Force
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 29 2007

A number of important amendments found in Bill C-25, an Act to amend the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (PCMLTFA), came into force on June 23 and June 30, 2007


The Supreme Court’s Tellabs decision: no deathblow to private securities litigation
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • June 30 2007

At a time when investors and securities law plaintiffs’ lawyers are reeling from a series of court defeats, the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 21, 2007 decision in Tellabs v. Makor Issues & Rights, Ltd. was a reprieve from the possible death sentence that the Court could have dealt to private securities litigation


Supreme Court vacates Seventh Circuit securities fraud decision
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2007

In an important decision concerning the standard for pleading scienter in securities fraud cases, the Supreme Court vacated a decision by the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and ruled that the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act (PSLRA) requires courts to consider plausible competing inferences in determining whether a plaintiff has alleged facts sufficient to give rise to the “strong inference” of scienter that Congress mandated in the PSLRA


Supreme Court establishes standard for reviewing “strong inference” of scienter in securities fraud cases
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2007

Earlier today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its widely-anticipated decision in Tellabs, Inc. v. Makor Issues & Rights, Ltd., interpreting for the first time the heightened pleading requirements of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (the “PSLRA”


US Supreme Court enforces strict pleading requirement under Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2007

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision in Tellabs, Inc v. Makor Issues & Rights Ltd (No. 06-484


Supreme Court raises bar for pleading securities fraud claims
  • White & Case LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2007

On June 21, the United States Supreme Court decided Tellabs, Inc. v. Makor Issues & Rights, Ltd


Supreme Court clarifies scienter pleading standard under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
  • Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2007

In Tellabs, Inc. v. Makor Issues & Rights Ltd., the United States Supreme Court clarified the standard for pleading scienter under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (the "PSLRA"