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Schultz v. Ginsburg
  • Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP
  • USA
  • February 3 2009

In this case, the Supreme Court approved en banc the Court of Chancery’s approval of an allocation plan awarding funds in connection with a settlement of derivative and direct claims


Securities: Second Circuit Dismisses "Short Swing" Case Stemming From Facebook IPO
  • Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2016

Section 16(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 generally requires company insiders to return profits made from the purchase and sale of company


Survey of the Safe Harbor in the United States and Europe
  • Fish & Richardson PC
  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 7 2016

On October 3, 2016, the United States Supreme Court denied Amphastar Pharmaceutical's petition for certiorari regarding the so-called "safe harbor,"


SEC proposes new resource extraction disclosure rules will they face another legal challenge?
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2015

This morning, the SEC voted (with Commissioner Piwowar in dissent) to propose rules, mandated by Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank, that would require


United States v. Litvak: Second Circuit Overturns Conviction, Holds Defense Is Entitled to Put Forward Expert Evidence on Materiality
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2015

On December 8, 2015, the Second Circuit overturned the convictions of a securities trader for alleged misrepresentations made to certain RMBS


Matters to Consider for the 2017 Annual Meeting and Reporting Season
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2016

Each company faces important decisions in preparing for its 2017 Annual Meeting and reporting season. Once again, we have prepared a


Salman Rejects Heightened Personal-Benefit Requirement in Insider Trading Prosecutions
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2016

On December 6, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court in Salman v. United States unanimously held that an insider's gift of confidential information to a


What is a personal benefit? US Supreme Court issues major insider trading decision - key takeaways
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2016

Yesterday, the Supreme Court issued its first insider trading decision in more than two decades, Salman v. United States. The decision clarified


Ninth Circuit reaffirms particularity requirement in securities fraud actions for pleading scienter
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • February 3 2009

In Zucco Partners, LLC v. Digimarc Corp., 2009 WL 57081 (9th Cir. Jan. 12, 2009), the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reaffirmed that when pleading a claim for securities fraud under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (the “Reform Act”), plaintiffs are bound by prior Ninth Circuit authority that requires them to plead particularized facts giving rise to a strong inference that defendants knew, or were deliberately reckless in not knowing, that their statements were false when made


Securities LawInsider Trading
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2016

The Court clarified an important issue of securities law, concluding unanimously today in an opinion by Justice Alito that a tippee who trades on