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Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP | USA | 22 May 2014

U.S. District Judge in Florida dismisses SEC action against corporate defendants and holds that five-year statute of limitations removed the court’s subject-matter jurisdiction

On May 12, Judge James Lawrence King of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida dismissed with prejudice the U.S. Securities and

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Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP | USA | 7 Feb 2014

District court upholds SEC’s partial win in bank fraud suit

The US District Court for the Southern District of Florida recently refused to reconsider its earlier decision granting partial summary judgment in

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Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP | USA | 19 Jul 2013

Florida federal court orders $137 million forfeiture for investment fraud and money laundering scheme

The US District Court for the Middle District of Florida recently ordered one participant in a sophisticated investment fraud and money laundering

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Holland & Knight LLP | USA | 4 Mar 2013

Eleventh Circuit affirms dismissal of a securities fraud claim for failure to adequately plead loss causation against a publicly traded company

On February 25, 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida's

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Winston & Strawn LLP | USA | 24 Apr 2012

Motion to dismiss securities fraud case is denied

On April 13th, the Middle District of Florida denied the defendants' motion to dismiss unsophisticated investors' Section 10(b) securities fraud lawsuit.

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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP | USA | 26 Mar 2012

Federal court applies Janus in dismissing federal securities fraud claim in SEC action

On March 1, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida dismissed a claim against Robert A. DiGiorgio, CEO of Radius Capital Group, under Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and SEC Rule 10b-5, concerning allegedly false statements made in an RMBS prospectus.

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Mayer Brown | USA | 22 Nov 2010

Florida class action plaintiffs win first financial crisis jury trial

Following a four-week trial and three days of deliberations, a nine-member jury concluded that Florida-based BankAtlantic Bancorp and two of its executives intentionally misled investors about the bank's troubled real estate loan portfolio during 2007's economic downturn.

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Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP | USA | 13 Aug 2010

Misrepresentation of Lehman guaranty supports securities claim

An investment company's representation that certain energy bonds were backed by the State of Georgia - when they were in fact guarantied by Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc. - could subject the firm to liability for securities fraud.

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Holland & Knight LLP | USA | 20 Jan 2010

Florida federal court denies access to mug shots under FOIA

According to the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ), Luis Giro is a person of interest to law enforcement, which certainly made him an interesting person to South Florida journalists.

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Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP | USA | 25 Sep 2009

Securities fraud claims against outside director dismissed

A district court in the Southern District of Florida dismissed a class action complaint asserting claims for securities fraud under Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 against a wireless service provider’s outside director, Nicholas Peraticos.

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