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The Class Action Fairness Act: A Wolf in Wolves' Clothing

Federal court jurisdictional statutes can perhaps be likened to high-tech computer software. But what about CAFA procedure? That's not rocket ...

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

by Jay L. Himes
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The Bulwark of Private Investment

The present economic crisis and economic turmoil naturally prompt the question: what can we do to prevent similar market run-ups and collapses in the ...

Friday, May 1, 2009

by Thomas A. Dubbs
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Don't Repeat UBS' Mistake

The world is gearing up for international securitized debt litigation. Make sure you check the jurisdiction clauses, contract by contract A ...

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

by Thomas A. Dubbs
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Pensions and the People (April 2009)

So with public sentiment so united on this issue, pension schemes should really be actively seeking executive compensation reforms Shareholders have ...

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

by Thomas A. Dubbs
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In Debt Crisis, an Abritration Alternative

Investors have a stronger claim under rules established by a financial industry regulator. As the collapse of the nonprime mortgage markets has ...

Monday, March 16, 2009

by Thomas A. Dubbs
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Analyzing Proper Pleading Standard for Commodity Manipulation Claims

The case-specific approach, as articulated and developed in 'Natural Gas II,' appears to be taking hold. Commodity manipulation litigation is on the ...

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

by Gregory Asciolla