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Delaware Chancery Court Issues First SPAC Decision

USA - January 11 2022 In a much-anticipated decision, the Delaware Court of Chancery issued its first opinion involving shareholder challenges to de-SPAC transactions…

Nicholas A. Caselli, Sebastian Fain, Michael Levitt

New US decision affecting Chinese companies going private and relisting

China, USA - December 3 2021 Briefing The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently revived a securities class action lawsuit against Beijing-based Qihoo 360…

Arun Balasubramanian, Boris Feldman, Grace Huang, Meredith Kotler, Calvin Lai, Tim Mak, Shannon McGovern

Second Circuit Decision Reiterates That US Securities Laws Do Not Apply To “Predominantly Foreign” Transactions

USA - February 5 2021 On January 25, 2021, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (the Second Circuit) held that a private contract for the sale of…

Scott Eisman, Timothy Harkness, Henry Hutten, David Livshiz, Linda H. Martin

Get Thee to Federal Court: California Court Enforces Federal Forum Provision for IPO Securities Lawsuits

USA - September 5 2020 On September 1, 2020, the California Superior Court, San Mateo County, granted a motion to dismiss a putative securities class action brought under…

Boris Feldman, Doru Gavri, Meredith Kotler, Pamela Marcogliese

Seventh Circuit holds that price impact in securities class actions must be decided at the class certification stage

USA - July 18 2020 The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has just issued a decision of special interest to defendants in securities class actions under Section 10(b) of…

Boris Feldman, Doru Gavri, Meredith Kotler