David McMillan

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Barclays Bids to Halt High-Frequency Trading Class Action in Its Tracks

A high-profile class action against Barclays over so-called high-frequency trading is heading into a key phase this month, with the court set to decide plaintiffs’ motion for class certification—a pivotal moment in the case’s...more

11/3/2015 - Algorithmic Trading Barclays Cause of Action Accrual Class Action Class Certification Comcast Comcast v. Behrend Dark Pool Halliburton Halliburton v Erica P. John Fund High Frequency Trading Popular Price Maintenance Putative Class Actions Securities Fraud Trading Platforms

Federal Trade Commission Continues Its Enforcement Campaign Against False Safe Harbor Claims

Reiterating its commitment to enforcing the U.S.-EU and U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Frameworks, the Federal Trade Commission announced on Monday that it has reached settlements with 13 companies alleged to have misled consumers...more

8/21/2015 - Compliance Data Privacy Facebook FTC Google MySpace Personally Identifiable Information Privacy Laws Privacy Policy Safe Harbors US-EU Safe Harbor Framework

[Webinar] Strategies for Class Action Defense: Four Key Developments - Sept. 9th, 12:00pm EDT

Please join BakerHostetler’s Class Action Defense practice team on Wednesday, September 9, 2015, for an informative Webinar discussing the latest in defense strategies for companies facing class actions. The presenters will...more

8/19/2015 - Class Action Comcast v. Behrend Continuing Legal Education Litigation Strategies Mootness Offer of Judgment Standing Webinars

District Court Follows Supreme Court’s Lead in Halliburton, Allows Class Action to Proceed with Narrowed Factual Scope

Applying the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc., 134 S. Ct. 2398 (2014) (“Halliburton II”), which allowed companies facing securities fraud class actions to defeat certification...more

8/3/2015 - Asbestos Basic v Levinson Class Action Class Certification Construction Industry Financial Markets Fraud-on-the-Market Halliburton Halliburton v Erica P. John Fund Loss Causation Putative Class Actions SCOTUS Securities Fraud Stock Drop Litigation Stocks

2014 Year-End Securities Litigation Enforcement Highlights

In This Issue: - I. Supreme Court Cases Review - II. Securities Law Cases - III. Insider Trading Cases - IV. Settlements - V. Investment Adviser and Hedge Fund Cases - VI. CFTC Cases and...more

2/10/2015 - CFTC Compliance Enforcement Enforcement Actions Financial Institutions Hedge Funds Insider Trading Investment Adviser SCOTUS SEC Tolling

Court Takes Cue from Comcast v. Behrend, Certifies Class as to Liability but not Damages

In what appears to be an increasingly common practice since the Supreme Court decided Comcast Corp. v. Behrend, 133 S.Ct. 1426 (2013), the Southern District of New York recently certified a class as to liability, but rejected...more

10/10/2014 - Class Action Class Certification Comcast v. Behrend Damages JPMorgan Chase Misleading Statements Mortgage-Backed Securities Public Offerings

Genzyme First Circuit Decision

In a huge victory for Massachusetts-based biologics manufacturer Genzyme Corporation, the First Circuit Court of Appeals on June 5, 2014 affirmed the District Court’s dismissal of a multi-million dollar shareholder class...more

6/16/2014 - Class Action FDA Genzyme Pharmaceutical Industry PSLRA Shareholder Litigation Shareholders

Wall Street Banks, Stock Exchanges and High Frequency Trading Firms Hit With Securities Fraud Class Action

Last month, the City of Providence, Rhode Island filed a first-of-its-kind class action against Wall Street banks, securities exchanges and brokerage firms over alleged violations of federal securities laws stemming from the...more

5/13/2014 - Banks Class Action Fraud High Frequency Trading SEC Securities Fraud Stocks

Publish or Perish: Sony Releases Compilation of 50-Year-Old Bob Dylan Bootlegs to Comply with EU Directive

Exploiting a recent European Union Directive extending the term of copyright for sound recordings, Sony released an 86-track collection of Bob Dylan recordings, including studio outtakes and live recordings from 1962-63....more

2/11/2013 - Copyright EU Music Sony

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