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Can securities fraud defendants rebut price impact to avoid class certification?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • May 30 2013

In Section 10(b) securities-fraud cases based on affirmative misrepresentations, a class action cannot be certified unless investor reliance is


US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit holds rapid post-fraud stock rebound does not bar securities fraud suit
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2012

The failure to allege economic loss and loss causationessential elements of a securities fraud claimshould be fatal to a Rule 10b-5 complaint


US Securities and Exchange Commission settles its first whistleblower anti-retaliation case
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2014

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC or the Commission) has announced a $2.2 million settlement in the Commission's first whistleblower


Sweeping reforms expected to revolutionize Mexico’s energy sector
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Mexico
  • December 18 2013

The Mexican Congress has passed a sweeping energy constitutional reform bill that will open the country's energy sector to competition. The bill


US Second Circuit heightens the standard of proof required to sustain tippertippee insider trading convictions
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2014

On December 10, 2014, in United States v. Newman, et al., The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has clarified the elements required to


Does precedent or congressional action prevent the Supreme Court from reconsidering the fraud-on-the market doctrine in Halliburton?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • March 4 2014

The Supreme Court will grapple with private securities class actions when it hears oral argument tomorrow in Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc


Are quasi-class action suits by state AGs removable under CAFA (or, for securities fraud cases, barred by SLUSA)?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2013

A number of courts recently have weighed in on a question we've blogged beforewhether lawsuits by state attorneys general seeking restitution


Presumption against extraterritoriality in Morrison v. National Australia Bank extended to private party whistleblower retaliation cases
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2014

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has ruled that the presumption against extraterritoriality applies to private party actions under


Why the Supreme Court’s decision in Halliburton is bad news for investors and the public
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2014

Yesterday's Supreme Court ruling in the Halliburton case leaves the securities class action system pretty much unchanged. And that isn't because the


New Securities and Commodities Fraud Section created by Chicago-based US attorney
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2014

Zachary Fardon, the recently appointed US Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, has announced the creation of a new Securities and