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Supreme Court Roundup: A Trio of Upcoming Cases May
  • Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2018

The Cyan case concerns whether state courts can hear class action lawsuits that allege only claims under the federal Securities Act of 1933. The

Limitation Periods and Investment Schemes - Cantrell v AIB Plc and others 2017 IEHC 254
  • Dillon Eustace
  • Ireland
  • June 28 2017

The High Court in Cantrell has recently determined a number of preliminary issues involving the circumstances that will bar a plaintiff's claim under

Statute Analysed in Investment Cases
  • Ronan Daly Jermyn
  • Ireland
  • June 7 2017

In a judgment delivered 28 April 2017 Cantrell v AIB PLC & Ors 2017 IEHC 254, Mr Justice Robert Haughton determined whether a number of investor

The End of an Era: The Ontario Court of Appeal Confirms (Again) that the Securities Class Action Against Timminco is Out of Time
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 30 2017

A secondary market class proceeding against Timminco Ltd. has been in legal purgatory since 2012, a victim of the changing jurisprudence governing the

SEC Speaks 2017
  • Morgan Lewis
  • USA
  • March 3 2017

Commission staff highlight key developments and successes in the SEC enforcement program. As they do every year, senior officials from the US

First Department Allows $45 Million Fraud Claim to Proceed Against Patriarch Partners
  • Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2017

In Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale v. Tilton, No. 65169515, 2017 BL 55790 (App Div, 1st Dep’t Feb. 23, 2017), a divided panel of the Appellate

Investors in Many Syndicated Conservation Easement Deals Must Notify the IRS
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • December 30 2016

The IRS has designated certain syndicated conservation easement transactions as "listed transactions." This will require taxpayers who have invested

OCIE Gives Advisers a Heads-Up About Its Latest Sweep Examination Initiative
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2016

Last week, OCIE published a National Exam Program Risk Alert highlighting the staff’s focus on advisers’ responsibility to act consistently with

Court of Appeal Denies Investor Appeal on the basis that the Claim was Statute Barred
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 5 2016

In 2012, an investor commenced an action against the defendant, WFG Securities of Canada Inc. ("WFG") for negligence, misrepresentation, breach of

FINRA proposes Rule 5123 to require filing of private placement memoranda and certain disclosures
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2011

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently issued a notice of a rule filing (the Rule Filing) to adopt the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s (FINRA) proposed Rule 5123 (the Proposed Rule).