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8 Jun 2016, 2:49 pm by Kevin LaCroix
On May 23, 2016, in an interesting development in one of the more high profile lawsuits to arise out of the financial crisis, the Second Circuit reversed the $1.27 billion civil penalty that Southern District of New York Judge Jed Rakoff  imposed on Countrywide and several related defendants in a case involving the company’s sale of mortgages to government sponsored entities. [read post]
24 Aug 2019, 6:30 am by Dan Ernst
[We're moving this up, because we've received an updated version of the program. [read post]
2 Jul 2013, 1:41 pm
Strangelove" (16) "Flight of the Conchords" (4) "Game Change" (2) "Get Smart" (1) "Gran Torino" (10) "Grey Gardens" (13) "I Shouldn't Be Alive" (4) "Limelight" (3) "Meet the Press" (20) "Moby Dick" (5) "My Dinner with Andre" (34) "Mystery Science Theater" (2) "Project Runway" (78) "Romy and Michele's High School Reunion" (3) "Seinfeld" (72) "Sex and the City" (14) "Slacker" (11) "Slumdog Millionaire" (16) "SNL" (60) "Sopranos" (50) "South Park" (71) "Star Trek" (12) "Star Wars" (25) "Survivor" (50)… [read post]
22 Jan 2018, 4:18 pm by Kevin LaCroix
”  On defendants’ motion to dismiss, the district court (Crotty, J.) rejected defendants’ argument that these statements were inactionable puffery, but did dismiss claims related to Goldman Sachs’s failure to disclose its receipt of a “Wells Notice” from the SEC.[2] Plaintiffs moved for class certification, relying upon Basic’s fraud-on-the-market presumption of reliance.[3] In opposing class certification, defendants attempted to rebut the… [read post]
15 Mar 2016, 5:09 pm by Kevin LaCroix
The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (Engelmayer, J.) dismissed the complaint, holding, inter alia, that plaintiffs had failed to allege subjective and objective falsity as to defendants’ projections and statements of opinion. [read post]
23 Jan 2013, 12:29 pm
Merial - represented by big guns Andrew Waugh QC and Tom Hinchliffe (3 New Square) - appealed arguing that Mr Justice Floyd errored in principle in finding that the '564 was invalid for insufficiency and in ordering Merial to pay 40% of Omnipharm's costs (excluding the costs of various interim applications). [read post]
18 May 2016, 5:45 am by Kevin LaCroix
Among the decisions that the Supreme Court issued this past Monday was its unanimous ruling in Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. v. [read post]
11 Nov 2016, 4:07 am by Kevin LaCroix
In the following guest post, attorneys from the Paul Weiss law firm review and analyze a November 3, 2016  Second Circuit decision (here)  in which the appellate court held that the standard pre-IPO lock-up agreements between a company’s pre-IPO shareholders and the company’s lead IPO underwriters do not make those parties a “group” within Section 13(d) of the ’34 Act, and therefore that the lock-up agreement alone is insufficient to trigger Section 16(b)… [read post]