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Halliburton on remand – defendants defeat certification for the vast majority of plaintiffs’ claims

USA - July 31 2015 On July 25, 2015, the Honorable Barbara M. Lynn of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas entered the much anticipated…

Supreme Court limits liability for opinion statements in registration statements

USA - March 27 2015 On March 24, 2015, the Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in Omnicare, Inc. v. Laborers District Council Construction Industry Pension…

The Supreme Court makes clear defendants’ right to rebut the presumption of reliance at class certification

USA - June 25 2014 On June 23, 2014, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in Halliburton II, in which the Court vacated the Fifth Circuit's prior ruling that denied…

The Supreme Court to revisit the “fraud-on-the-market” theory in Halliburton

USA - December 4 2013 In a move that may surprise some, the United States Supreme Court has agreed to hear yet another appeal from the securities class action pending…

Recent circuit court opinion reflects increased scrutiny of predominance at class certification

USA - August 15 2013 In securities cases, defendants often take the position that an investor class may not be certified because plaintiffs failed to satisfy the…