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Supreme Court Docket Report - June 11, 2012
To obtain class certification in an action alleging a misrepresentation in violation of Section 10(b) of the Securities and Exchange Act.
United States
13 Jun 2012
Supreme Court Decision Alert - June 13, 2011
SEC Rule 10b-5 prohibits "mak[ing] any untrue statement of a material fact" in connection with the purchase and sale of securities. 17 C.F.R. § 240.10b-5 (2010).
United States
16 Jun 2011
Supreme Court Decision Alert - May 16, 2011
The False Claims Act ("FCA"), 31 U.S.C. §§ 3729 "et seq.", imposes civil penalties and treble damages on persons and businesses that submit false or fraudulent claims for payment or approval to the federal government.
United States
17 May 2011
Supreme Court Docket Report - June 28, 2010
In 2007, Arizona enacted the Legal Arizona Workers Act, which provides for penalties against employers who hire unauthorized aliens, including suspension or loss of their license to do business in Arizona.
United States
2 Jul 2010
Supreme Court Decision Alert - March 30, 2010
Section 36(b) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 imposes on investment advisers "a fiduciary duty with respect to the receipt of compensation for services" from a mutual fund, and gives fund shareholders a private right of action for breach of that duty.
United States
2 Apr 2010
Supreme Court Docket Report - November 30, 2009
Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, 15 U.S.C. § 78j(b), authorizes the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") to promulgate rules forbidding "any manipulative or deceptive device or contrivance" used in connection with the purchase or sale of securities. Section 10(b) has long been understood to support a private cause of action against persons or entities violating SEC Rule 10b-5, which generally prohibits the use of deceptive acts or schemes to buy or sell securities.
United States
7 Dec 2009
Supreme Court Docket Report - June 22, 2009
The False Claims Act authorizes “qui tam” suits by “relators”—private citizens acting on behalf of the United States—against those who submit fraudulent claims to the federal government. 31 U.S.C. §§ 3729(a), 3730(b).
United States
25 Jun 2009
Supreme Court Docket Report - May 26, 2009
A complaint alleging “fraud, deceit, manipulation, or contrivance” under the Securities Exchange Act “may be brought not later than the earlier of * * * 2 years after the discovery of the facts constituting the violation[] or * * * 5 years after such violation.” 28 U.S.C. § 1658(b).
United States
29 May 2009
Tellabs, Inc. v. Makor Issues & Rights, Ltd., No. 06-484
In an effort to curb abusive securities fraud litigation, the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 ("PSLRA") requires plaintiffs to "state with particularity facts giving rise to a strong inference that the defendant acted" with scienter, i.e., that the defendant’s intention was to deceive, manipulate, or defraud. 15 U.S.C. § 78u-4(b)(2) (emphasis added).
United States
3 Aug 2007
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