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SLUSA's broad definition of 'covered class action'
  • Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC
  • USA
  • February 18 2014

A new chapter is now being written in the ongoing battle between defendants seeking dismissal of securities class actions under the Securities

Five developments to follow in 2014 - securities class actions and fraud-on-the-market theory
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • January 28 2014

Later this year, the the U.S. Supreme Court will begin hearing arguments inHalliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc., a case that has enormous

U.S. Supreme Court ruling opens the door to more state-law securities class actions
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2014

Today, in a 7-2 decision with Justice Breyer writing for the majority, the Supreme Court issued a narrow interpretation of when the federal

The Inbox, how many more decades until spring edition
  • Zuckerman Spaeder LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2014

Here at the Suits by Suits Worldwide Operations Center, weather continues to have us flummoxed, vexed, and annoyed: even though a famous Pennsylvania

Fourth and final settlement in the AIG securities litigation is approved
  • Carlton Fields
  • USA
  • January 23 2014

On September 11, 2013, the Southern District of New York approved the final settlement in the protracted class litigation regarding allegedly

The CFPB Issues Final Arbitration Rule Amid Uncertainty and Controversy: Will Its Gamble Pay Off?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • July 12 2017

On July 10, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued its final rule precluding class action waivers in arbitration agreements in

E.D. Pennsylvania Dismisses Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Claim After Plaintiff Fails to Qualify as a Whistleblower
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 12 2017

On July 6, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania dismissed a whistleblower claim after determining that the plaintiff

CFPB Releases Final Rule Banning Certain Pre-Dispute Arbitration Agreements
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
  • USA
  • July 12 2017

On July 10, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or the Bureau) announced its long-anticipated final rule1 to prohibit the use of

The Gabelli effect: how the Supreme Court’s decision is impacting enforcement actions
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2014

The SEC suffered another high-profile loss this month, accepting a settlement with two executives accused of bribing foreign officials without

Insurance topics we will be watching in 2014
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2014

With the first month of the year behind us, this report outlines major insurance topics that we will be watching throughout 2014.Forces, trends and