Inside the Courts: An Update From Skadden Securities Litigators - July 2012


This issue of Inside the Courts, Skadden's securities litigation newsletter, includes summaries and associated court opinions of selected noteworthy cases principally decided from April to June 2012. This edition addresses developing trends in securities cases in the U.S. Supreme Court, 10 federal judicial circuits and the Delaware Court of Chancery.

In This Issue:

U.S. Supreme Court; Auction Rate Securities; Class Actions; Consent Orders: Demand Futility; Directors and Directors' Duties; Duty To Disclose; Interlocutory Appeals; Investment Company Act; Loss Causation; Materiality; Misrepresentations; Mortgage-Backed Securities; PSLRA Discovery Stay; Scienter; SEC Enforcement; Securities Act Claims; Securities Fraud Pleading Standards; and Statutes of Repose.

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DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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