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U.S. Supreme Court: Courts Must Consider Generic Nature of Statements in Considering Certification of Securities Class Action, but Defendants Bear Burden in Rebutting Price Impact

USA - June 25 2021 In a closely followed case concerning class certification in securities fraud class actions, the U. S. Supreme Court has held that the generic nature…

Eric Rieder, Heather S. Goldman, John R. Bielema, Michael P. Carey.

Court ruling highlights confidentiality risks for non-employee directors who use outside email addresses

USA - February 4 2021 A recent decision by the Delaware Court of Chancery highlights risks for outside directors in using third-party email systems when communicating…

R. Randall Wang.

What Does College Tuition Pay For? Pandemic-Related College Refund Class Actions May Provide Answers

USA - May 5 2020 When COVID-19 arrived in the United States during the spring academic semester, there were approximately 20 million students enrolled in on-campus…

Michael R. Cannon, Robert E. Boone III.

The First Wave of COVID-19 Consumer Class Actions Has Begun

USA - March 26 2020 The rapid spread of COVID-19 and related government public safety mandates have caused numerous companies to make difficult business decisions as…

Christopher J. Schmidt, Douglas A. Thompson.

2019 Year in Review for Financial Services Class Actions

USA - March 9 2020 This Roundup provides a recap of a variety of key developments and summarizes a number of interesting federal case rulings. It is not an exhaustive…

Benjamin M. Saul, Douglas A. Thompson, Jennifer A. Jackson, Jim Goldberg, MARK BRENNAN, Matthew M. Petersen, Rodney F. Page, Ross T. Handler, Samantha K. Goldberg-Seder.