Tag Archives: Securities Exchange Act

Supreme Court to take on tolling securities case

WASHINGTON – Sometimes at the U.S. Supreme Court, words and labels mean everything. On Tuesday, the justices parsed the wording of a securities law provision to determine whether to label it a statute of limitations or a statute of repose. ...

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High Court considers securities fraud class action burden

WASHINGTON – During oral arguments Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court pondered whether plaintiffs seeking class certification in a fraud-on-the-market securities fraud claim must prove that a company’s alleged false statements caused its stock to lose value.

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Is a parent company liable under federal securities law for violations committed by a wholly-owned subsidiary? See “Court to consider parent company’s securities liability” Janus Capital Group v. First Derivative Traders, No. 09-525.  Certiorari granted June 28, 2010. Ruling below: ...

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