Securities Litigation and The Supreme Court: 2010 in Review and a Preview of 2011


In 2010, the United States Supreme Court issued several opinions affecting public companies, their officers, directors, and shareholders, as well as counsel who represent these parties in federal securities litigation. Like 2010, this year promises to provide significant developments in the area of securities litigation at the Supreme Court level. This article, presented by Nick Even at the University of Texas School of Law 33rd Annual Conference on Securities Regulation and Business Law on Feb. 10 and 11, summarizes the key securities law rulings from the Supreme Court in the past year, as well as the significant issues pending before the Justices in 2011, in the Janus Capital, Matrixx and Halliburton cases.

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