Compuware Corporation v. Moody's Investor Services, Inc.

Opinion in Compuware v. Moody's

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Under typical circumstances, the First Amendment protects ratings agencies, unless there was actual malice.

This decision affirms the dismissal of a claim brought against a rating agency and provides an excellent discussion of the First Amendment protection of rating agency opinions.

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Published In: Construction Updates, Securities Updates

Reference Info:Decision | Federal, 6th Circuit | United States

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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