Publications


09/13/2012 Not So Fast: Recovering Plaintiff Attorneys’ Fees in Non-Monetary Class Action Settlements Just Got Harder
08/15/2012 Fifth Circuit Holds SEC Claims Against Bartek Untimely
08/14/2012 Rosado v. China North East Petroleum Holdings Ltd.: Second Circuit Holds Stock Price Recovery after Alleged Fraud Does Not Bar Securities Suit
07/27/2012 Hubbard v. BankAtlantic Bancorp, Inc.: Eleventh Circuit Rejects Event Study as Insufficient to Isolate Effects of Alleged Fraud on Company’s Stock Price
06/15/2012 Supreme Court to Again Address Class Certification in Securities Fraud Suits
05/23/2012 Fifth Circuit: Class Arbitration Proceedings Available Only with the Parties’ Consent
03/23/2012 Connections and Tangential Relationships: the Fifth Circuit Rules on Issue of First Impression and Adopts Standard for SLUSA Preclusion
02/13/2012 Fifth Circuit Affirms Courts’ Discretion on Fee Methods in Common Fund Class Settlements
02/03/2012 Securities Litigation Year in Review 2011
09/09/2011 SEC Abandons Fight on Shareholder Proxy Access Rule
08/22/2011 Aqua Dots Products Liability Litigation: Company’s Voluntary Reimbursement Plan Defeats Class Certification
07/06/2011 The U.S. Supreme Court Addresses Application of the Fiduciary Exception to the Attorney-Client Privilege in the Trust Context
06/21/2011 A Tale of Two Class Actions: U.S Supreme Court Ruling Allows State Litigation to Proceed Despite Federal Injunction
06/21/2011 U.S. Supreme Court Blocks Massive Nationwide Employment Discrimination Class Action Against Wal-Mart
06/14/2011 Janus Capital Group, Inc. v. First Derivative Traders: Supreme Court Declines To Expand Circle of Potential Defendants In Securities Actions
04/01/2011 Limitations on the SEC: The Application of 28 U.S.C. § 2462 in SEC Proceedings
03/31/2011 In re DVI, Inc. Securities Litigation: The Third Circuit Weighs in on the Circuit Split Pending Before the Supreme Court in Halliburton
03/24/2011 Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. v. Siracusano: Supreme Court Rejects Bright-Line Materiality Standard
03/15/2011 Plaintiffs’ Securities Fraud Case Against Boeing Survives, Then Collapses, Based on Reliance on Purported “Confidential Witness”
01/31/2011 “Control Person” Claim for Employee’s “Outside” Securities Transaction is Reinstated by Texas Appeals Court
12/21/2010 Horizontal Cooperation Agreements Between Competitors: Key Features of the Revised EC Guidelines
11/30/2010 Insurance Coverage for Insider Trading Claims
10/28/2010 Law360 Case Study: Versata And Trilogy V. Selectica
10/27/2010 Kit Addleman in Reuters.com: Law empowers SEC to go after more US market players
10/06/2010 Delaware Supreme Court Upholds “NOL” Poison Pill
09/07/2010 SEC Warns Credit Rating Agencies of Increased Fraud Scrutiny
06/28/2010 Supreme Court Limits Reach of Securities Fraud Actions Against Foreign Companies
05/07/2010 Supreme Court Vitiates Statute of Limitations Defense in Fraud Cases
01/25/2010 A New Era of Cooperation at the SEC
07/20/2009 Weathering the Storm: Fiduciary Duties of Officers and Directors in Troubled Company Situations