The familiar “in connection with the purchase or sale” securities-litigation requirement may not be unlimited in its breadth, after all.
On February 26, the US Supreme Court pulled up short defendants in litigation by...more
The potential application of federal and state securities laws to the sale of condominiums when coupled with the opportunity to participate in a rental program (sometimes referred to as a "condohotel," "condominium hotel," or...more
A district court granted summary judgment in favor of a city in an action by purchasers of municipal bonds who alleged federal and state securities claims against the city. The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth...more
With the recent Oregon Supreme Court case State of Oregon v. Marsh & McLennan Companies and Marsh Inc., Oregon is among the first states to recognize the “fraud-on-the-market” theory in securities cases....more
On January 18, 2013, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari to resolve a circuit split concerning the extent to which the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act of 1998 (“SLUSA”) preempts state law claims...more
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