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Securities fraud

May 15, 2015

Father, son arrested in Middleton, charged in insider trading case

An investment banker at a Manhattan firm and his father were charged in court papers unsealed Thursday with using inside information to earn over $1 million illegally by trading in securities of five health care companies.

Mar 7, 2014

Justices revisit securities fraud class actions

The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court have an opportunity to dramatically change the landscape of securities fraud class action litigation by limiting, or perhaps overruling altogether, a decision upon which plaintiffs have relied for decades.

Sep 27, 2013

OLR seeks 2-year suspensions for incarcerated attorneys

Two attorneys serving federal prison sentences for their roles in an insider trading and kickback scheme now face complaints from the Office of Lawyer Regulation.

Jun 7, 2011

09-1403 Erica P. John Fund, Inc. v. Halliburton Co.

Securities Securities fraud; class actions; loss causation Securities fraud plaintiffs need not prove loss causation in order to obtain class certification. It is undisputed that securities fraud plaintiffs must prove certain  things in order to invoke Basic ’s rebuttable presumption of reliance. According  to the Court of Appeals, EPJ Fund had to prove the separate […]

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