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Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP | USA | 8 May 2015

District court dismisses securities class action against Electronic Arts

The US District Court for the Northern District of California recently dismissed with prejudice a securities fraud class action against Electronic

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Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP | USA | 19 Apr 2013

Delaware Supreme Court upholds collateral estoppel in multiforum litigation

The Delaware Supreme Court recently held that the dismissal of a shareholder derivative suit by a California federal court had a preclusive effect on

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Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP | USA | 28 Oct 2011

New Jersey District Court dismisses securities fraud action with prejudice

The plaintiff, a former officer of Alfacell Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development of cancer therapies, brought an action against his former employer, alleging violations of Section 10(b) of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 and Securities and Exchange Commission Rule 10b-5.

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Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP | USA | 16 Sep 2011

Sixth Circuit finds that mutual fund class action is preempted by slusa

Shareholders in three mutual funds issued by Morgan Keegan Select Fund, Inc. (the Funds) filed a state court class action alleging that the Funds’ officers, directors, and affiliates took unjustified risks in allocating the Funds’ assets and then concealed those risks from shareholders, causing the shareholders to retain their shares while the shares dropped in value.

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Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP | USA | 24 Jun 2011

Monetary sanctions imposed on counsel and client for discovery violations

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington imposed monetary sanctions on plaintiff Play Visions, Inc. and its counsel for failure to search for documents in a timely fashion, delayed and inadequate document production, false certification that the relevant records were maintained only in paper format, and for counsel's specific failure to adequately understand the client's document retention system or assist in production.

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Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP | USA | 25 Mar 2011

District court dismisses complaint for failure to adequately plead scienter

Plaintiff asserted a securities class action complaint against Nextwave Wireless Inc., as well as certain of its officers and directors.

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Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP | USA | 11 Feb 2011

Securities fraud claims dismissed for failure to plead with particularity

Individual plaintiffs residing in Switzerland and France brought suit against four corporate defendants, as well as certain corporate officers thereof, for, among other things, violations of Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 10b-5.

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Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP | USA | 11 Sep 2009

Eighth Circuit affirms PSLRA dismissal for failure to specify misleading statements

The defendant company, a subprime lender and issuer of mortgage-backed securities, suffered significant declines in its stock price after it disclosed in February 2007 that its financial results and expectations for future earnings were far less than it had previously anticipated.

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Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP | USA | 12 Jun 2009

District Court grants motion to dismiss false projections claims

A District Court dismissed class action claims asserted under Section 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

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Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP | USA | 22 May 2009

Discovery stay in securities action lifted to avoid undue prejudice

Plaintiffs, holders of American depository receipts (ADRs) representing shares in defendant Sadia S.A., a Brazilian food processing company, brought a securities fraud action pursuant to Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

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