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Federal Securities Litigation And Regulation: A Periodic Review And Predictions For The Remainder Of 2019
While the past year, or even eighteen months, was short on landmark federal securities law decisions, there was significant activity on the part of private securities litigants.
United States
28 May 2019
M&A Update: The Delaware Supreme Court's Decision In Verition Partners Master Fund Ltd. v. Aruba Networks, Inc.—Calculating Fair Value In Statutory Appraisal Cases
In a decision as notable for its criticisms of the trial court judge as its contributions to Delaware appraisal jurisprudence, the Delaware Supreme Court in Verition Partners Master Fund Ltd.
United States
6 May 2019
Delaware Court Of Chancery Strictly Interprets Merger Agreement In Finding That Rent-A-Center, Inc. Properly Terminated Its Proposed Merger With Vintage Rodeo
In Vintage Rodeo Parent, LLC v. Rent-A-Center, Inc., C.A. No. 2018-0928-SG (Del. Ch. Mar. 14, 2019), Vice Chancellor Glasscock of the Delaware Court of Chancery found that Rent-A-Center, Inc.
United States
17 Apr 2019
Cadwalader Attorneys Review Lender's Claim For Prepayment Premium
On March 18, 2019, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the Southern District of New York enforced a mortgage lender's claim for a prepayment premium ...
United States
15 Apr 2019
District Court Denies Automaker's Motion To Dismiss Charges Relating To "Clean Diesel" Emission Scandal
The U.S. District Court of the Northern District of California denied a German automaker's motions to dismiss securities fraud claims arising from the automaker's alleged material misrepresentations..
United States
14 Sep 2018
Two Former Traders Charged In Connection With Spoofing Scheme
Two former bank traders were charged with one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and one count of wire fraud. The traders were accused of engaging in a multiyear spoofing scheme.
United States
6 Aug 2018
Bank Agrees To Pay Settlement To End LIBOR Manipulation Case
HSBC Bank plc ("HSBC") agreed to pay $100 million to settle a class action lawsuit concerning charges of LIBOR manipulation.
United States
5 Apr 2018
English Court Of Appeal Decision In Significant Test Case: Property Alliance Group v Royal Bank Of Scotland
On 2 March 2018, the Court of Appeal handed down its highly-anticipated judgment in PAG v RBS, dismissing all of PAG's grounds of appeal and overturning a finding of fraudulent misrepresentation against RBS.
28 Mar 2018
High Court Decision Confirms The Availability Of The Protection Of Litigation Privilege In The Context Of Internal Investigations
On 8 May 2017, the Chancellor of the High Court in Bilta v RBS confirmed that in certain circumstances litigation privilege may protect documents created in the context of an internal investigation.
21 Feb 2018
Court Of Chancery Issues Important Decision On Implied Covenant Breach Claims
The Delaware Court of Chancery granted defendants' motion to dismiss an action brought by minority unitholders of Trumpet Search, LLC ("Trumpet").
United States
16 Feb 2018
FINRA Solicits Comments On Non-Attorney Representatives In Arbitration
FINRA requested comments on the efficacy of allowing compensated non-attorneys (non-attorney representatives, or "NARs") to represent parties in securities arbitration and mediation proceedings.
United States
27 Oct 2017
English Court Of Appeal Confirms Primacy Of Choice Of Governing Law Clause In ISDA Master Agreements
On 15 June 2017 the English Court of Appeal handed down a significant judgment in Dexia Crediop S.p.A. v Comune di Prato.
7 Jul 2017
Bank Agrees To Settle Class Action Suit For Opening Unauthorized Accounts
Wells Fargo announced that it had reached an agreement in principle to pay $110 million to settle a class action lawsuit regarding its retail sales practices.
United States
7 Apr 2017
U.S. Court Of Appeals Overturns District Court In Decision On Trust Indenture Act Requirements
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit overturned the District Court decision of Marblegate Asset Management, LLC v. Education Management Corp.
United States
8 Feb 2017
2016 Year In Review: Corporate Governance Litigation And Regulation
2016 saw many notable developments in corporate governance litigation and related regulatory developments.
United States
18 Jan 2017
Revitalization Act Held To Grant Whistleblower Implied Private Right Of Action
On October 24, 2016 the New York Supreme Court, Kings County entered a decision allowing a former employee to proceed with a lawsuit against a not-for-profit, private college preparatory school...
United States
11 Nov 2016
Cadwalader Attorneys Consider Recent Arguments In Supreme Court Case On Insider Trading
Cadwalader attorneys considered oral arguments in Salman v. United States. The attorneys anticipate that the case will "clarify the government's burden in proving insider trading cases against tippers and tippees."
United States
17 Oct 2016
District Court Charges Two Firms With Unlawful Off-Exchange Binary Options Trading
A federal district court entered an Order of Final Judgment by Default that requires two non-U.S. web-based binary options firms to jointly and severally pay a $3 million civil monetary penalty and $1,587,731 in restitution to their defrauded customers.
United States
8 Aug 2016
U.S. District Court Orders De Novo Review Of FERC Penalty Assessment
U.S. District Court Judge Mark G. Mastroianni of the District of Massachusetts denied a Motion to Dismiss submitted by an energy corporation and employee concerning charges...
United States
27 Jul 2016
Consent Order Settles CFTC Charges Over "Money Pass Scheme"
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Judge Milton I. Shadur entered a Consent Order settling CFTC charges against a Nevada corporation and its owner for engaging in fictitious single stock futures transactions...
United States
15 Jul 2016
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