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The Impact of the Laperriere Decision: Parent Companies Face Liability

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently issued a decision that would make directors of parent companies liable for securities law violations ...

Sunday, February 1, 2009

by Thomas A. Dubbs, James W. Johnson
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Pensions and the People (February 2009)

Every year pension funds based outside the US with holdings in American securities forego hundreds of millions of dollars owed to them. By not ...

Sunday, February 1, 2009

by Thomas A. Dubbs
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Balancing the Scales

The Use of Confidential Witnesses in Securities Class Actions In enacting the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (PSLRA), Congress ...

Monday, January 19, 2009

by Christopher Keller
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A Scotch Verdict on Regularity and Other Issues

The circularity hypothesis is simply that: a hypothesis. Some have viewed the mere assertion of the hypothesis as proof of its correctness Thomas ...

Thursday, January 1, 2009

by Thomas A. Dubbs
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Eyeing Executive Compensation

Pay structures often spur chiefs to focus on short-term results rather than long-term value At the heart of the financial crisis that has paralyzed ...

Monday, November 17, 2008

by Christopher Keller
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Auditor Liability in the Wake of the Subprime Meltdown

The subprime crisis that the financial pundits have been talking about for the last two years has seeped beyond Wall Street... The subprime crisis ...

Friday, November 14, 2008

by Thomas A. Dubbs