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Goldberg Segalla LLP | USA | 10 Apr 2019

Court Rejects Televisa’s Motion to Dismiss FIFA Bribery Class Action

On Monday, March 25, a New York judge ruled that Mexico’s Televisa Group will not be let off the hook for allegations of participation in a FIFA

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Reed Smith LLP | USA | 27 Mar 2019

Puffery about Regulatory Compliance is Not a Material Misstatement

When the blog receives a case that is a bit off-center, involving odd facts or a different area of law, we grab it as our weekly writing assignment

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Vinson & Elkins LLP | USA | 8 Oct 2018

A New SEC Focus On Short Activism? Activist Hedge Fund Lemelson Capital Charged with Unlawful Short Attack

On September 12, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission charged hedge fund, Lemelson Capital and its adviser, Gregory Lemelson (together with

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Morgan Lewis | USA | 12 Apr 2018

Shareholder Litigation in the Wake of the MeToo Movement

Companies are facing a growing number of derivative and securities class actions in the wake of the MeToo movement. Having strong protocols to

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Faruki PLL | USA | 13 Sep 2017

Did Equifax Executives Commit Securities Fraud in the Wake of the Company’s Historic Data Breach?

Two corporate executives at Equifax sold over 10,000 of their shares in the corporation just three days after Equifax discovered hackers accessed the

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Baker & Hostetler LLP | USA | 3 Aug 2016

New District Court Ruling Makes It Easier for Mutual Fund Investors to Bring Securities Fraud Claims in Class Actions

For years, mutual fund shareholders have been limited in their ability to successfully allege securities fraud in class actions under the federal

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Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | USA | 12 Jul 2016

US Prosecutors and Legislators Continue to Show Interest in Investigating and Litigation Climate Change Claims Against Oil and Gas Companies

Oil and gas companies that have taken public positions on the threat of climate change - or have funded industry groups or independent scientific

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Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP | Canada | 14 Sep 2015

Avon settles FCPA related class action for $62 million: lessons for Canadian companies on undertaking timely investigations

Avon Products Inc. (Avon) and a group of its shareholders reached a $62 million settlement last month in a derivative class action law suit alleging

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McCarthy Tétrault LLP | Canada | 12 Aug 2015

Why don’t investors care: questioning the value of securities class actions

In our post dated June 17, 2015, we discussed the March 26, 2015 decision of the Supreme Court of Canada denying leave to appeal from the judgement

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Hogan Lovells | USA | 14 Jan 2015

Data breaches hit the board room: the growing trend of claims against directors and officers arising from data breaches and what you can do about it

News headlines about data breaches are becoming more and more common. During the last year alone, major retailers, restaurants, and financial

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