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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, Mary Eaton, Boris Feldman, Grace Huang, Calvin Lai, Tim Mak, Shannon McGovern

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…

Mary Eaton, Boris Feldman, Doru Gavri, 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…

Mary Eaton, Boris Feldman, Doru Gavri

Third Circuit allows securities class action to proceed past pleading stage on theory that merger proxy did not adequately disclose regulatory risks

USA - July 7 2020 The Third Circuit Court of Appeals recently denied an attempt to dismiss a Section 14(a) shareholder securities lawsuit at the pleading…

Mary Eaton, Boris Feldman, Doru Gavril, Marques Tracy

Court of Chancery denies motion to dismiss and pleading stage application of MFW safe harbor

USA - June 18 2020 In a 94-page opinion issued last Thursday, Vice Chancellor Laster denied defendants’ motion to dismiss in In re Dell Technologies Inc. Class V…

Paul Tiger, Marques Tracy