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Law.com Features Partner Alfred L. Fatale III in "How I Made Partner" Q&A

Law.com profiled Partner Alfred L. Fatale III as part of its "How I Made Partner" spotlight series.  The Q&A covers Alfred's journey as an ...

Monday, May 16, 2022

by Labaton Sucharow
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Evolving International Class Action Landscape Poses Challenges for Law Firms

The National Law Journal interviewed Partner Eric J. Belfi about the evolving international class action landscape posing challenges for plaintiff ...

Friday, May 13, 2022

by Labaton Sucharow
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The National Law Journal 2022 Elite Trial Lawyers Recognizes Labaton Sucharow and Its Attorneys

The National Law Journal's "Elite Trial Lawyers" named Partner Carol C. Villegas to its Elite Women of the Plaintiffs Bar list, and Of Counsel ...

Thursday, May 12, 2022

by Labaton Sucharow
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Partners Carol C. Villegas and Ned Weinberger Recognized as Plaintiffs' Lawyer Trailblazers by The National Law Journal

Partners Carol C. Villegas and Ned Weinberger have been recognized as Plaintiffs' Lawyer Trailblazers by The National Law Journal.  The National Law ...

Monday, May 2, 2022

by Labaton Sucharow
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Lawdragon Recognizes Two Labaton Sucharow Attorneys Among the 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers

Lawdragon recognized Partners Carol C. Villegas and Michael P. Canty among the "500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers" in their 2022 guide.  ...

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

by Lawdragon
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Labaton Sucharow Shortlisted for Chambers D&I Awards

Labaton Sucharow has been shortlisted by Chambers & Partners for the Chambers D&I Awards: North America 2022, which celebrates the ...

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

by Labaton Sucharow
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Law360 Selects Partner Mark D. Richardson to Delaware Editorial Advisory Board

Partner Mark D. Richardson has been selected to serve on Law360's Delaware Editorial Advisory Board. The editorial advisory board provides feedback ...

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

by Labaton Sucharow
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Investor Alert: SEC Issues Proposed Rule Changes Addressing Climate-Related Information Disclosure to Investors

On March 21, 2022, following a party-line, 3-1 vote, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC” or the “Commission”) released a series of ...

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

by Eric J. Belfi, James M. Fee
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Lawdragon Recognizes 4 Labaton Sucharow Attorneys Among the 500 Leading Lawyers in America

Lawdragon recognized Chairman Christopher J. Keller and Partners Jonathan Gardner, James W. Johnson, and Carol C. Villegas among the "500 Leading ...

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

by Labaton Sucharow
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'The Tide Is Turning' on Big Tech as Plaintiffs Firms File More Data Privacy Lawsuits

The National Law Journal interviewed Partner Carol C. Villegas about the rise in data privacy lawsuits. As the U.S. Department of Justice pushes for ...

Thursday, February 17, 2022

by Labaton Sucharow
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2021 Year in Review

As we welcome in 2022, we look back on another unprecedented year with the COVID-19 pandemic. During this time, Labaton Sucharow remained committed ...

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

by Labaton Sucharow
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Assessing 3 Bills To Expand Kids' Online Protections In 2022

Partners Michael P. Canty and Carol C. Villegas and Law Clerk Danielle Izzo are authors of the analysis "Assessing 3 Bills to Expand Kids' Online ...

Friday, February 4, 2022

by Michael P. Canty, Carol C. Villegas, Danielle Izzo
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Omicron Spike Forces Plaintiffs Firms to Reassess Trial and Case Strategy

The National Law Journal interviewed Partner Michael P. Canty on how plaintiffs firms are adapting as COVID-19 variants lead to slowdowns for civil ...

Friday, January 21, 2022

by Labaton Sucharow
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Law360 Names Labaton Sucharow a 2021 Securities Group of the Year

Labaton Sucharow's Securities Litigation practice has been named a 2021 “Practice Group of the Year” by Law360.  The awards recognize the teams ...

Thursday, January 20, 2022

by Labaton Sucharow
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US Follows EU’s Lead on ESG Reporting Standards

Partner Eric J. Belfi and Associates Lisa Strejlau and Roger W. Yamada are the authors of the analysis "US Follows EU’s Lead on ESG Reporting ...

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

by Eric J. Belfi, Lisa Strejlau, and Roger W. Yamada
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Labaton Sucharow Announces New Of Counsel for 2022

National plaintiffs’ law firm Labaton Sucharow is pleased to announce it has elected two new Of Counsel, effective January 1, 2022. The newly ...

Friday, January 7, 2022

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Appointed Lead Counsel in Hain Celestial Toxic Baby Food Suit

On December 28, 2021, Magistrate Judge Anne Y. Shields of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York appointed Labaton ...

Wednesday, January 5, 2022

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Revives Investor Class Action Against Hain Celestial

On December 17, 2021, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacated the dismissal of an investor class action against Hain Celestial Group ...

Monday, December 20, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Secures Class Certification for Goldman Investors Following Supreme Court Review

On December 8, 2020, Judge Paul A. Crotty of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York certified a class of ...

Thursday, December 9, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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Investor Alert: SEC’s Universal Proxy Rules Benefit Shareholders

On November 17, 2021, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) adopted Rule 14a-19, which will provide shareholders with a more ...

Friday, December 3, 2021

by Eric J. Belfi, Lara Goldstone, Philip J. Leggio
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Lawdragon Features Partner David J. Schwartz in Lawyer Limelight Series

Lawdragon profiled Partner David J. Schwartz as part of its “Lawyer Limelight” series.  The in-depth Q&A explores David's journey from BigLaw ...

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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Investor Alert: SEC Signals Forthcoming Reforms to Rule 10b5-1

Rule 10b5-1 allows company insiders to trade while in possession of material non-public information (“MNPI”) so long as it is in accordance with a ...

Thursday, November 18, 2021

by Eric J. Belfi, Nico Minerva, Corban S. Rhodes, Charles J. Stiene
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Labaton Sucharow Appointed Co-Lead Counsel in Amazon Alexa Privacy Suit

On October 13, 2021, Judge Robert S. Lasnik of the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington appointed Labaton Sucharow ...

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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Investor Alert: “Extraterritoriality” and Other Emerging Litigation Trends with Respect to Cryptocurrency

In recent years, as investments in cryptocurrency have surged and public sales known as “coin offerings” have become more frequent, cryptocurrencies ...

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

by Eric J. Belfi, Nico Minerva, Robert Rowley
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Labaton Sucharow Appointed Co-Lead Counsel in Flo Health Data Privacy Suit

On October 12, 2021, Judge James Donato of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California appointed Labaton Sucharow ...

Friday, October 15, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Named a Finalist in Five Categories at Euromoney's Women in Business Law Awards

Euromoney named Labaton Sucharow a finalist in 5 categories for their 2021 Women in Business Law Awards: Finalist: Gender Diversity Initiative - ...

Monday, October 11, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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Benchmark Litigation Recognizes Labaton Sucharow Attorneys in 2022 Rankings

Benchmark Litigation has recognized Labaton Sucharow as one of the top plaintiffs' firms in the nation in its 2022 definitive guide to America’s ...

Monday, October 4, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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Investor Alert: Defendants’ Renewed Efforts to Pursue Disfavored Discovery from Absent Class Members

In recent years, defendants in securities class action litigation have increased their attempts to obtain discovery from absent class members, ...

Friday, September 17, 2021

by Jonathan Gardner, Joseph Cotilletta, Marco A. Dueñas
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Lawdragon Recognizes 17 Labaton Sucharow Attorneys among the 500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers in America

Lawdragon recognized Chairman Christopher J. Keller, Partners Gregory Asciolla,    Eric J. Belfi, Michael P. Canty, Thomas A. Dubbs, Christine M. ...

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Overcomes Motion to Dismiss in Antitrust Class Action Against Varsity and USASF

On Thursday, August 26, 2021, United States District Judge Sheryl H. Lipman (WD Tenn.) issued an order in Fusion Elite All Stars, et al. v. Varsity ...

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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Court Gives Greenlight to Xyrem Purchasers’ Antitrust Lawsuit

On Friday, August 13, 2021, United States District Judge Lucy H. Koh (ND Cal) issued an order in In re Xyrem (Sodium Oxybate) Antitrust Litigation ...

Thursday, August 19, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Secures Class Certification Victory for Purchasers of Opana ER

On August 11, 2021, the Northern District of Illinois in In re Opana ER Antitrust Litigation once again certified the classes of consumers and ...

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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2021 Elite Trial Lawyers Awards Name Labaton Sucharow Class Action Law Firm of the Year, Honor Diversity Initiative and Rising Stars

Labaton Sucharow is proud to be recognized as “2021 Class Action Law Firm of the Year” by The National Law Journal’s Elite Trial Lawyers. The Firm ...

Monday, August 2, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow LLP Files Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Concho Resources Inc., and Certain Executives

NEW YORK -- Labaton Sucharow LLP (“Labaton Sucharow”) announces that on July 30, 2021, it filed a securities class action lawsuit, captioned City of ...

Friday, July 30, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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Benchmark's 40 & Under Hotlist 2021 Recognizes 7 Labaton Sucharow Partners

Seven Labaton Sucharow partners have been named to this year's Benchmark Litigation 40 & Under Hotlist.   The list recognizes “the best and ...

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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City Bar Fund Elects Carol C. Villegas as Chair of the Board of Directors

The City Bar Fund, the 501(c)(3) nonprofit arm of the New York City Bar Association, has elected New York Partner Carol C. Villegas to serve as Chair ...

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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The Legal 500 Recognizes Labaton Sucharow and its Attorneys in 2021 Rankings

Labaton Sucharow has once again earned top marks from The Legal 500 in its 2021 United States edition, which recognizes three of the Firm's practice ...

Monday, June 14, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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Partner Carol C. Villegas To Be Featured Panelist in NYSBA Women in Law Section Event

Partner Carol C. Villegas will be speaking on a panel entitled “How Women From Five Countries View Post-Pandemic Office Returns” held by the NYSBA ...

Friday, June 11, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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Post-‘Cyan’ Developments in the First Department

Partner Alfred L. Fatale III, Associate Lisa Strejlau, and Associate Marco A. Dueñas are authors of the analysis "Post-‘Cyan’ Developments in the ...

Thursday, June 10, 2021

by Alfred L. Fatale III, Lisa Strejlau and Marco A. Dueñas
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New Circuit Split Complicates Domestic Securities Test

Partner Eric J. Belfi and Law Clerk David Saldamando are the authors of New Circuit Split Complicates Domestic Securities Test published by Law360 on ...

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

by Eric J. Belfi and David Saldamando
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Chambers USA Ranks Labaton Sucharow Among Top Plaintiffs Firms in 2021 Guide

In their 2021 Guide, Chambers USA has recognized Labaton Sucharow among the leading plaintiffs' firms in the nation. The Firm, receiving a total of ...

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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Investor Alert: Cayman Islands Appraisal Rights Ruling Should End Appraisal-Blocking Trend Involving Short-Form Mergers

In July 2020, Quadre Investments, L.P. (“Quadre”)1 sued Sky Solar Holdings, Ltd. (“SKYS”) and its controlling stockholders.2 The lawsuit challenged ...

Thursday, May 20, 2021

by Mark D. Richardson, David Schwartz, Jake Bissell-Linsk, John Vielandi
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Labaton Sucharow LLP Files Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Array Technologies, Inc. and Related Parties

NEW YORK -- Labaton Sucharow LLP (“Labaton Sucharow”) announces that on May 14, 2021, it filed a securities class action lawsuit, captioned Plymouth ...

Friday, May 14, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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TABOOLA INVESTIGATION ALERT: Current or Former Employees of Taboola Should Contact Labaton Sucharow to Find Out More About an Investigation into Possible Violations of Antitrust Laws

If you are a current or former employee of Taboola, you may have been harmed by Taboola’s conduct and may be entitled to compensation. Labaton ...

Thursday, May 6, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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Gogo Securities Class Action Overcomes Motion to Dismiss

Labaton Sucharow will move forward with a proposed class action against inflight entertainment company Gogo, Inc. ("Gogo"), after Judge Jorge L. ...

Thursday, May 6, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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EQUITY ALERT: Labaton Sucharow Investigating Churchill Capital Possible Securities Fraud Violations

Labaton Sucharow notifies investors that it has commenced an investigation of Churchill Capital Corp IV ("Churchill Capital" or the "Company") ...

Monday, May 3, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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2020 Year in Review

During an unprecedented year, Labaton Sucharow remained committed to providing the most comprehensive services and leading legal counsel possible.  ...

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Obtains Final Approval of $650 Million Settlement in Facebook BIPA Class Action

On February 26, 2021, Labaton Sucharow obtained final approval of a $650 million settlement in In re Facebook Biometric Information Privacy ...

Monday, March 1, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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Investor Alert: “Traceability” Developments in Securities Litigations

“Traceability” is generally a prerequisite to recovery under Section 11 of the Securities Act of 1933 (the “Securities Act”).  Investors who purchase ...

Thursday, February 18, 2021

by Alfred L. Fatale III, Alec T. Coquin, and Charles Farrell
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Investor Alert: The Ongoing Debate Over Quarterly Reporting Requirements

  Federal law requires public companies to disclose their financial results each quarter in filings with the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (the ...

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

by Michael P. Canty, Ross M. Kamhi
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Commencing a Securities Class Action: Pleading Claims

Partner Carol C. Villegas and Associate Jake Bissell-Linsk are the authors of Commencing a Securities Class Action: Pleading Claims published ...

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

by Carol C. Villegas and Jake Bissell-Linsk
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Investor Alert: Second Circuit Paves The Way For Investors To Hold Companies Accountable Even If Their Statements Are Framed As Opinions

  Investors seeking to hold companies liable for committing securities fraud can take comfort in this past summer’s Second Circuit decision, Abramson ...

Thursday, December 3, 2020

by James Johnson, Phillip Leggio
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Securities Law and SCOTUS 2020: What the Most Recent Decisions Mean For Your Practice

Partner Carol C. Villegas and Associate James Christie discussed on this Lawline CLE the Supreme Court’s decisions in cases such as Lorenzo v. ...

Friday, October 23, 2020

by Carol C. Villegas, James T. Christie
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Investor Alert: A New Trading Venue: The Members Exchange

On September 21, 2020, a new stock exchange, the Members Exchange (“MEMX”), launched and opened for trading select securities. MEMX is the only ...

Monday, October 12, 2020

by Rachel A. Avan, Jeffrey R. McEachern
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Labaton Sucharow LLP Files Antitrust Class Action Lawsuit Against Varsity and USASF

NEW YORK, NY / August 27, 2020 -- Labaton Sucharow LLP (“Labaton Sucharow”) announces that on August 25, 2020, it filed a complaint, captioned Radek ...

Monday, August 31, 2020

by User
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Labaton Sucharow Files Antitrust Class Action Arising from Pay-for-Delay Scheme to Exclude Bystolic Generic Competition

NEW YORK — Labaton Sucharow LLP announces that on July 27, 2020, it filed a complaint, UFCW Local 1500 Welfare Fund v. Abbvie, Inc. et al, No. ...

Thursday, July 30, 2020

by User
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Labaton Sucharow Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Surescripts for Anticompetitive Practices

NEW YORK — Labaton Sucharow LLP announces that on July 27, 2020, it filed a complaint, 731 Pharmacy Corp. d/b/a Ivan Pharmacy v. Surescripts, LLC, ...

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

by Labaton Sucharow
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Commencing a Securities Class Action: Investigating Claims

Partner Jonathan Gardner, Associate Lisa Strejlau, and Director of Investigations Amy Greenbaum are the authors of Commencing a Securities Class ...

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

by Jonathan Gardner, Lisa Strejlau, Amy Greenbaum
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Labaton Sucharow Investigating Claims Shutterfly Violated Customer Privacy Rights

Labaton Sucharow LLP (“Labaton Sucharow”) is investigating Shutterfly, Inc. for its use of facial recognition software in violation of Illinois ...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Files Antitrust Class Action Lawsuit Arising from Xyrem Pay-for-Delay Scheme

NEW YORK — Labaton Sucharow LLP announces that on June 30, 2020, it filed a complaint, UFCW Local 1500 Welfare Fund v. Jazz Pharmaceuticals Ireland ...

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Announces It Is Investigating Claims Against J2 Global, Inc.

(NEW YORK, NY / June 30, 2020) -- Labaton Sucharow LLP ("Labaton Sucharow"), a leading investor rights law firm, announces it is developing a ...

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

by User
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1st Circ. Generic-Delay Ruling Isn't Popular With Lower Courts

Partner Karin Garvey and Associate Ethan Kaminsky are the authors of 1st Circ. Generic-Delay Ruling Isn't Popular With Lower Courts published by ...

Friday, June 12, 2020

by Karin Garvey and Ethan Kaminsky
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Labaton Sucharow LLP Files Antitrust Class Action Lawsuit Against FICO for Anticompetitive Practices

NEW YORK -- Labaton Sucharow LLP (“Labaton Sucharow”) announces that on June 4, 2020, it filed a complaint, captioned City of Boston Credit Union v. ...

Thursday, June 11, 2020

by User
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Commencing a Securities Class Action: Lead Plaintiff and Lead Counsel Appointments

Partner Francis P. McConville and Associate Charles Wood are the authors of Commencing a Securities Class Action: Lead Plaintiff and Lead Counsel ...

Friday, May 15, 2020

by Francis McConville, Charles Wood
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Private Equity Investment by Public Pension Plans: The Need for Transparency and Recourse

Partner Marisa N. DeMato and Associate James Christie are the authors of Private Equity Investment by Public Pension Plans: The Need for Transparency ...

Monday, May 4, 2020

by Marisa N. DeMato, James T. Christie
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Coronavirus: Implications for Securities Litigation

The spread of COVID-19 has had implications for all sectors of the global economy, and securities litigation is no exception.  We recognize that our ...

Monday, May 4, 2020

by Carol C. Villegas, Rachel A. Avan
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Recent Trends in Class Action Litigation

Securities class action lawsuit filings remained at elevated levels in 2019. According to the recently-published annual report from NERA Economic ...

Monday, April 27, 2020

by User
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INSIGHT: Multinational Claims for Multinational Frauds

Partner Eric J. Belfi and Associate Thomas W. Watson are the authors of INSIGHT: Multinational Claims for Multinational Frauds published by Bloomberg ...

Monday, April 13, 2020

by Eric J. Belfi and Thomas W. Watson
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Commencing a Securities Class Action: Identifying Claims

Partner Francis P. McConville and Associate Charles Wood are the authors of Commencing a Securities Class Action: Identifying Claims published by ...

Monday, April 6, 2020

by Francis McConville, Charles Wood
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Labaton Sucharow Announces it is Investigating New Claims Against Luckin Coffee Inc.

Labaton Sucharow strongly encourages investors with losses to contact the Firm. Labaton Sucharow LLP, a leading, award winning investor rights law ...

Thursday, April 2, 2020

by User
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Labaton Sucharow Announces it is Investigating Claims Against Zoom Video Communications, Inc.

Labaton Sucharow strongly encourages investors with losses to contact the Firm Labaton Sucharow LLP, a leading and award winning investor rights law ...

Thursday, April 2, 2020

by User
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Client Alert: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

In light of the increasing impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) globally, we wanted to reach out to you to extend our best wishes for you and your ...

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

by Labaton Sucharow
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A Lower Bar To Prove Market Efficiency In Securities Cases

Of Counsel John Esmay and Associate Philip Leggio are the authors of A Lower Bar To Prove Market Efficiency In Securities Cases ...

Friday, January 3, 2020

by John Esmay, Philip Leggio
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Slack's Direct Listing Tests Limits Of Securities Act

Of Counsel Francis McConville and Associates Alec Coquin and Charles Wood are the authors of Slack's Direct Listing Tests Limits Of Securities ...

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

by Francis McConville, Alec Coquin, and Charles Wood
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Mutual Funds Should Consider Shareholder Litigation

In an expert analysis column published by Law360, Partner Serena Hallowell and Associates Alec Coquin and Jake Bissell-Linsk responded to an article ...

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

by Serena Hallowell, Alec Coquin, Jake Bissell-Linsk
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Expert Q&A on Class Action Settlements and Developments in Class Action Practice

Partner David J. Goldsmith spoke with Practical Law about important considerations and best practices for plaintiffs' counsel seeking to settle a ...

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

by David J. Goldsmith
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Emulex Highlights Greater Scrutiny of Issues at High Court

In an expert analysis column published by Law360, Serena Hallowell, partner and leader of the direct action litigation practice, Of Counsel Corban ...

Thursday, April 25, 2019

by Serena Hallowell, Corban Rhodes, Anna Menkova
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Labaton Sucharow Files Antitrust Class Action against AbbVie and Other Drugmakers for Blocking Competition for Blockbuster Drug Humira in the U.S.

Labaton Sucharow LLP has filed a class action lawsuit against drugmaker AbbVie Inc. and a group of global rivals, alleging the company colluded to ...

Monday, March 18, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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The Time Has Come to Address Rule 10b5-1 Trading Plans and Their Shortcomings

In the wake of the U.S. House of Representatives passing a bill that, if enacted, would direct the SEC to examine whether Rule 10b5-1 should be ...

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

by Alfred L. Fatale III, Lisa Strejlau
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Firm's Suit Challenging Conduct of Straight Path Controlling Shareholder in $3 Billion Merger Moves Forward after Delaware Supreme Court Win

On February 22, 2019, Labaton Sucharow secured a major victory when the Delaware Supreme Court upheld the Court of Chancery’s decision to deny ...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Protecting Patents Through Tribal Sovereign Immunity: A Failed Experiment

Greg Asciolla, Partner and Antitrust and Competition Litigation Practice Co-Chair, and Of Counsel Matt Perez contributed the feature article in the ...

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

by Gregory Asciolla, Matthew Perez
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High Court's Emulex Issue Is Narrower Than Some Suggest

In Law360, Of Counsel Corban Rhodes and Associate Anna Menkova discuss why the Supreme Court should limit its review of Emulex v. Gary Varjabedian et ...

Friday, January 18, 2019

by Corban Rhodes, Anna Menkova
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Labaton Sucharow Recovers $42.5 Million for Investors in Intuitive Surgical Class Action

Labaton Sucharow, as lead counsel, has reached a $42.5 million settlement in a securities class action against Intuitive Surgical, the maker of the ...

Friday, January 4, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Investigates Manipulation of E-Mini Index Futures and Options

Labaton Sucharow has an ongoing investigation into the manipulation of E-Mini Dow Futures, E-Mini S&P 500 Futures, and E-Mini NASDAQ 100 Futures, ...

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

by Labaton Sucharow
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An Update On Anti-Poach Enforcement and Class Actions

In recent years, no-poach agreements have caught the attention of government regulators and are now subject to close scrutiny both by the U.S. ...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

by Robin van der Meulen, Brian Morrison
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China Agritech's Positive Implications For Plaintiffs

Labaton attorneys discuss what plaintiffs can do to ensure that their right to recovery is not extinguished after the Supreme Court’s China Agritech ...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

by Serena Hallowell, David Goldsmith, Philip Leggio, Anna Menkova
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FDA Risk-Evaluation Guidance Unlikely To Help Generics

Gregory Asciolla and Matthew Perez discuss the U.S. FDA’s guidances concerning risk evaluation and mitigation strategies and the likely minimal ...

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

by Gregory Asciolla, Matthew Perez
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Charting a New Course in Cuba? Why the Time is Now to Settle Outstanding American Property Claims

In the Brooklyn Journal of International Law, Associate Marco A. Dueñas discusses how outstanding American property claims in Cuba are an obstacle ...

Friday, June 1, 2018

by Marco A. Dueñas
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Courts Must Soon Tackle Critical Questions About ICOs

An ICO allows cryptocurrencies to raise capital for a new venture similar to the way a startup would through an Initial Public Offering (IPO), ...

Thursday, April 26, 2018

by Michael P. Canty, Ross M. Kamhi
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FCPA Compliance Report: Episode 389

Partner Steven J. Durham sat down with Thomas Fox on his podcast, FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report, to discuss the Firm’s role in its securement of ...

Monday, April 16, 2018

by Jay L. Himes
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FCPA Compliance Report: Episode 375

Partner Steven J. Durham was featured on a podcast with FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report to discuss the impact of the Supreme Court’s recent ...

Monday, March 19, 2018

by Jay L. Himes
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Notable Trends In Foreign Securities Litigation

We discuss how foreign securities litigation will continue to evolve and grow more complex in the coming year. While securities litigation has ...

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

by Mark S. Willis, Rachel A. Avan
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9th Circ. Decision Could Be Game-Changer for Investors

Last Wednesday, the Ninth Circuit issued an important decision in Mineworkers' Pension Scheme et al. v. First Solar Inc. that serves to protect ...

Friday, February 2, 2018

by Carol C. Villegas, James T. Christie
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Lawline: Trends in Direct Actions and the Rise of Direct Actions in the Securities Fraud Arena

New York, NY January 23, 2018 Serena P. Hallowell, head of the Direct Action Litigation Practice, and of counsel Rachel A. Avan discussed the rise of ...

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

by Rudi Julius
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Expert Q&A on Class Action Settlements and Developments in Class Action Practice: A Plaintiff-Side Perspective

David J. Goldsmith discusses important considerations and best practices for plaintiffs’ counsel seeking to settle a class action. Q: Given that the ...

Monday, December 4, 2017

by David J. Goldsmith
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Arbitration Rule Repeal Will Adversely Affect Consumers

By overturning the CFPB’s rule barring financial institutions from forcing customers into private arbitration, Congress has given them a free pass. ...

Thursday, November 2, 2017

by Gregory Asciolla, Brian Morrison
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Direct Actions: A Path to Recovery for Foreign Purchases of Securities

We provide the current state of court interpretations of Morrison; practical considerations for institutional investors considering foreign actions; ...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

by Serena P. Hallowell, Rachel A. Avan, Thomas W. Watson
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Billionaire founder of drug company arrested for alleged opioid scheme

Michael P. Canty was featured on CBS Evening News discussing improper practices by pharma companies and doctors that served to worsen the opioid ...

Thursday, October 26, 2017

by Jay L. Himes
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Billionaire founder of drug company arrested for alleged opioid scheme

October 26, 2017, CBS Evening News Michael P. Canty was featured on CBS Evening News discussing improper practices by pharma companies and doctors ...

Thursday, October 26, 2017

by Sample HubSpot User
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Efforts to Protect Consumer Data Face Corporate Pushback

Corban S. Rhodes and Ross Kamhi discuss how the legal system is struggling to keep pace with rapid technological innovation and the privacy issues ...

Thursday, October 12, 2017

by Corban S. Rhodes, Ross Kamhi
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

How to Gather Evidence if You Want to be a Whistleblower

Steven J. Durham guides whistleblowers on gathering evidence Not unlike the popular psychology that emerged in the late 20th century, in the legal ...

Friday, September 15, 2017

by Steven J. Durham
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Investor Recovery Strategies Following ANZ Securities

Firm attorneys offer a plaintiffs' perspective on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in ANZ Securities Inc. case. In California Public Employees’ ...

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

by Serena P. Hallowell, Brian Morrison, Thomas W. Watson
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

The Disruption Generation – Millennial Entrepreneurs Struggle to Go Public

Michael W. Stocker discusses millennial entrepreneurs—both the benefits of being disruptors as well as potential obstacles they may face when held ...

Thursday, April 27, 2017

by Michael W. Stocker
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Shareholders Sue Companies for Lying About Cyber Security

We share our experience advising boards and shareholders regarding legal implications of data breaches. Partner Michael W. Stocker was featured in a ...

Thursday, October 27, 2016

by Michael W. Stocker
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Cyber Threats and Securities Litigation: The Emerging Landscape

Investors and corporations alike have become increasingly concerned about the dramatic uptick in widespread data breaches. “We’ve been hacked!” The ...

Thursday, October 27, 2016

by Michael W. Stocker, David C. Erroll
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Banks on Trial

Three of Australia’s biggest banks stand accused of manipulating a key part of the wiring behind our financial system. In a recent podcast with Mario ...

Sunday, July 31, 2016

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

A Turning of the Tide: Victim Redress Through Private Antitrust Litigation

We address the differences between the U.S. and EU regimes and how the EU is implementing a new litigation landscape. INTRODUCTION Access to the ...

Monday, July 18, 2016

by Karin E. Garvey
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Post-Morrison: The Global Journey Toward Asset Recovery

This paper provides the current state of some court interpretations of Morrison; practical considerations for institutional investors considering ...

Thursday, June 30, 2016

by Michael W. Stocker, Rachel A. Avan, Michael Korn, and members of the National Association of Public Pension Plan Attorneys (NAPPA) Working Group Morrison Sub-Committee
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Creating a Partial Solution to Delayed Generic Competition

This article explores the benefits and limitations of the proposed legislation, the CREATES Act of 2016. A bipartisan group of U.S. senators recently ...

Friday, June 24, 2016

by Gregory Asciolla, Matthew Perez
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Cash or No Cash – That is No Longer the Question!

Analyzing the Impact of FTC vs. Actavis: We address whether non-cash payments can be unlawful reverse payments under Actavis Introduction The U.S. ...

Friday, April 22, 2016

by Robin A. van der Meulen, Rudi Julius
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

“Shall We Dance?”— Biologic-Biosimilar Competition Under the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act

As more biosimilar applications are filed, courts will inevitably face the novel and complex issues posed by the BPCIA with increasing frequency. I. ...

Monday, December 14, 2015

by Gregory Asciolla, Matthew Perez
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Securities Act cases are surging in...state courts?

We discuss the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act's effects on state court jurisdictions. Over the past three years, the number of initial ...

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

by Michael W. Stocker, Francis P. McConville
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

The Capitol Forum Antitrust Interview Series

Jay L. Himes answers questions about antitrust policy and process for The Capitol Forum Antitrust Interview series.

Friday, May 1, 2015

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Gregory Asciolla featured on Business Day TV regarding the first platinum and palladium class action

In this televised interview, Gregory Asciolla, partner and Antitrust & Competition Litigation Practice co-chair, provides some detail on the ...

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

by Rudi Julius
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

A Major Victory for Investors: The U.S. Supreme Court's Decision in Halliburton Preserves the Status Quo in U.S. Securities Litigation

We address the importance of the June 2014 decision, Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund. This article appeared in the October 2014 issue ...

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Mandatory Arbitration Provisions: A New Attack on Access to the Courts

Private litigation by institutional investors has always been a crucial complement to regulatory efforts to police the integrity and transparency of ...

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

by Rachel A. Avan
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Requiring Greater Accountability of MLPs for Investors

  In recent years, master limited partnerships have gained increasing popularity among stock investors. But MLP investments often carry significant ...

Monday, April 28, 2014

by Edward Labaton, Ned Weinberger
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

A Primer on Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund

Thomas A. Dubbs and Christopher J. McDonald discuss the main points of the case and what's at stake for class actions. Law360 featured this video on ...

Friday, March 7, 2014

by Rudi Julius
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

U.S. Securities Litigation and Enforcement

This article appeared in the Jan-Mar 2014 issue of Corporate Disputes Magazine. ©2014 Financier Worldwide Ltd. All rights reserved. Reprinted with ...

Monday, January 13, 2014

by Thomas A. Dubbs, Jeff Butler, Jonathan Tuttle, and Charles "Chuck" Smith
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Detroit Bankruptcy Ruling: Implications for Public Pension Plans

  Once the prosperous center of America's automobile industry and the birthplace of Motown music, Detroit now has a new title—the largest bankrupt ...

Sunday, December 1, 2013

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

NewsHour Weekend

PBS NewsHour Weekend's special correspondent Kathy Murthy speaks with Michael Stocker about the JOBS Act's crowdfunding provision. "Is it a good idea ...

Sunday, October 27, 2013

by Rudi Julius
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Arbitration Developments that Could Affect UK Investment in U.S.

Mandatory arbitration is a subject of increasing controversy on both sides of the Atlantic. While provisions imposing mandatory arbitration are an ...

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Europe Advancing Victims' Rights in Antitrust Actions

 On June 11, 2013, the E.C. took another big step in its ongoing effort to make it easier for victims of antitrust violations in the European Union ...

Thursday, August 29, 2013

by Gregory Asciolla
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Panic in Detroit: Municipal Bankruptcy and Lessons for City Pension Schemes

The financial meltdown of Detroit may result in fallout not only for the city's own retirement schemes, but for public pension funds on both sides of ...

Thursday, August 1, 2013

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Two New Court Rulings Say No Exception In Per Se Rule On International Price-Fixing

Naked price-fixing agreements among competitors traditionally have been subject to the per se rule, which declares such conduct to be illegal without ...

Saturday, December 1, 2012

by Gregory Asciolla
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Libor Manipulation Litigation: Latest Trends and Developments

Thomas A. Dubbs spoke during a Strafford Publications webinar, Libor Manipulation Litigation: Latest Trends and Developments, on October 23, 2012 ...

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

LIBOR: Securities, Antitrust and Regulatory Implications

Thomas A. Dubbs participated in a webinar hosted by West LegalEdcenter titled "LIBOR: Securities, Antitrust and Regulatory Implications" from 12:00 ...

Thursday, September 6, 2012

by Rudi Julius
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

UK "Shareholder Spring" Shines a Spotlight on Governance Weaknesses

The 2012 UK annual general meeting season has set a new record for shareholder rejections of remuneration reports. The six negative shareholder votes ...

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

The JOBS Act Creates Opportunities and Risks

The JOBS Act will dramatically change the legal and regulatory landscape across the U.S. by encouraging IPOs through relaxed regulation. But what are ...

Friday, June 1, 2012

by Rachel A. Avan
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Volcker and Vickers are Bringing Necessary – Albeit Challenging – Change to U.S. and UK Financial Systems

The United Kingdom and the United States are moving in tandem to rein in the risky, unmonitored trading and investment activities at banking ...

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Whistleblowers and Corporate Misconduct: the U.S. v. the UK

On July 21, 2010, Congress enacted the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, one of the most significant financial reform ...

Thursday, December 1, 2011

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Recent Cases on Antitrust Implications of Petitioning Foreign Governments

There appears to be a modest trend favoring immunization of foreign conduct, but courts are still elusive as to providing a clear articulation of the ...

Monday, November 28, 2011

by Gregory Asciolla
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Does 'Dukes' Require Full 'Daubert' Scrutiny at Class Certification?

When moving or opposing a motion for class certification, litigants with increasing frequency rely on expert testimony. When moving or opposing a ...

Friday, November 25, 2011

by Jonathan Gardner and Serena Hallowell
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Quantum Meruit Claims

Is Interest Mandatory or Discretionary? Pursuant to CPLR 5004, the prevailing party in a civil action is entitled to interest at the munificent rate ...

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

by Joseph H. Einstein, Jonathan Gardner
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

The Benefits of Investor Protection

Is it possible - or even desirable - to try to precisely measure the economic benefit of investor and consumer protections? A series of new legal ...

Friday, October 7, 2011

by Christopher Keller
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Playing the Blame Game at RBS

Even David Cameron has problems with Sir Fred Goodwin, the former CEO of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC. On Sir Fred's watch, the once famously ...

Saturday, October 1, 2011

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Government Reliance on Private Litigants Diverges with Court Trends

The U.S. government's increasing dependence on a quasi-private enforcement model is not easily reconciled with recent trends in the courts to ...

Friday, September 9, 2011

by Rachel A. Avan
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

PCAOB Proposals Promise Increased Transparency in Audit Industry

  On June 21, 2011 the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), whose mission is the regulation of US auditing firms, took the first step ...

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Credit Rating Agencies and the Financial Crisis of 2007-2008: What Went Wrong -and Will it Happen Again?

Webinar April 21, 2011 Of all the major players in the recent market meltdown, few had a greater role than credit rating agencies. In the wake of the ...

Thursday, April 21, 2011

by Rudi Julius
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Increased FDIC Lawsuits a Step in the Right Direction, But Too Little Too Late?

In October 2010, the United States' Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), an independent agency of the federal government that insures ...

Friday, April 1, 2011

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Securities Class Action Trials After the Financial Crisis

Labaton Sucharow Webinar March 08, 2011 Since the passage of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, only 10 federal securities fraud ...

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

by Mark Arisohn
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Financial Stability Oversight Council's Proposed Metrics for Supervision of Non-Bank Financial Firms

We have previously commented on the efforts worldwide to make the financial system "healthier" via the Basel III process of forcing financial ...

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

2010 – The Securities Year in Review

The end of 2010 is upon us and the beginning of 2011 looms on the horizon. Though not as tumultuous as 2007 or 2008, with no world-shaking corporate ...

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

SEC Contemplating Governance Reforms

After enacting reform in the finance and healthcare sectors legislators and regulators have staked out a new battleground. After enacting reform in ...

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

by Christopher Keller
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Is the Shield Beginning to Crack?

In recent years, many U.S. businesses have come to see class action waiver clauses in arbitration agreements as the silver bullet that will put the ...

Monday, November 15, 2010

by Christopher Keller
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Pre-Confirmation Remedies to Assure Collection of Arbitration Awards

New York Law Journal A successful litigant in an arbitration proceeding may be faced with a recalcitrant respondent, unwilling to satisfy the award ...

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

by Jonathan Gardner, Joseph H. Einstein
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Auditor Liability Still a Going Concern

Company management retains the auditor and has contractual rights and responsibilities negotiated at the time of retention.  Investors rely on ...

Friday, October 1, 2010

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

BP's Deep Water Horizon Has a Deep Impact on UK Pension Schemes

The oil spill is more than an environmental disaster, it is also a financial disaster for BP shareholders, including the many pension schemes heavily ...

Saturday, August 7, 2010

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Say What? Pay What? Real World Approaches to Executive Compensation Reform

Real World Approaches to Executive Compensation Reform While the recent focus on excessive executive compensation has influenced the Wall Street ...

Thursday, August 5, 2010

by Christopher Keller
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Latest Round of Basel Committee Proposed Reforms a Mixed Bag

The most effective time to reform dangerous habits is after a nasty shock. The object lesson of a burned-down house or wrecked car is a powerful ...

Sunday, August 1, 2010

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Deepwater Horizon's Deep Impact on Pension Schemes

While much has been made of the technological causes of the disaster, investors should take a close look at the role that the company's corporate ...

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Quantifying Antitrust Damages in Private Enforcement Actions Under European Union Competition Law

The report should serve as an instructive resource for the EC and member states' national courts for expanding their knowledge and expertise in ...

Saturday, May 1, 2010

by Gregory Asciolla
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Morrison v. National Australia Bank

On Monday, March 29, 2010, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral argument in Morrison v. National Australia Bank Ltd., No. 08-1911. This ...

Thursday, April 1, 2010

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

How Courts Analyze Guilty Pleas and Government Investigations When Considering the Plausibility of an Antitrust Conspiracy after Twombly

In Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly, the Supreme Court changed the course of law regarding the proper pleading standard under Rule 8 of the Federal ...

Friday, March 26, 2010

by Lawrence Sucharow, Gregory Asciolla
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Reining in the Credit Ratings Industry

The reform of credit rating agencies is sure to occupy a central place in the regulatory and legislative agendas of 2010. The reform of credit rating ...

Monday, January 11, 2010

by Christopher Keller
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Trade Talk: SEC Facing Thorny Issues with Flash Trading, Dark Pools, Naked Access

Regulators have long been concerned with ensuring that investors stand on an equal footing with respect to their access to information about publicly ...

Monday, December 14, 2009

by Christopher Keller
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

New Reform - United on Regulation, Divided on Details

For all its chaos, the international financial meltdown has had one good effect. The will to enact much needed regulatory and corporate governance ...

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Loss Causation and the Global Economic Crisis

When fraud coincides with a stock market crash, one question inevitably looms large. What caused the investors' losses: the fraud or outside economic ...

Monday, July 27, 2009

by Ira Schochet
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Death of the Worldwide Class?

The growth of majority-foreign classes and the arrival of overseas investors as lead plaintiffs rank among the major developments in U.S. securities ...

Monday, June 22, 2009

by Lawrence Sucharow
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Iqbal and the Twombly Pleading Standard

While the court's two-pronged approach might bring more consistency on how a pleading is analyzed, it remains to be seen with respect to innumerable ...

Monday, June 15, 2009

by Gregory Asciolla
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Schapiro Takes Right Path on Market Reform

But auditors, lawyers and shareholders need better tools. Lawrence A. Sucharow says private-sector auditors, lawyers and shareholders can play larger ...

Monday, June 1, 2009

by Lawrence Sucharow
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Confidentiality Agreements Are Not a Bar to Informal Witness Interviews

Courts have long recognized the efficacy and importance of informal witness interviews. Informal witness interviews serve a vital role in litigation. ...

Monday, June 1, 2009

by Joseph H. Einstein
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Shortsighted?

The chatter over short-selling and its impact goes on, and one study says the benefits of these trades need to be acknowledged. The recent lively ...

Friday, May 29, 2009

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

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
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

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
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

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
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

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
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

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
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

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
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

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
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

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
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

An Increase in Securities Class Action-Related Lawsuits

Thomas A. Dubbs discusses the increase in securities class action-related lawsuits during a January 9, 2009 interview on Bloomberg TV. According to ...

Friday, January 9, 2009

by Rudi Julius
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

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
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

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
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

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
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Pensions and the People

Thomas Dubbs addresses how European pension funds could potentially be leaving large sums of money on the settlement table. Click here to read the ...

Saturday, November 1, 2008

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Key to Avoiding Compensation Suits

Abuses of executive compensation provide no end to work for plaintiffs' lawyers pursuing class-action litigation against, and derivative suits on ...

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

by Edward Labaton
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Antitrust Looms Large in the Supreme Court's Past Term

The Supreme Court had an uncommonly active year in 2007 in the area of antitrust, deciding four cases: In Leegin Creative Leather Products, Inc. v. ...

Sunday, June 1, 2008

by Jay L. Himes
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Contact by Counsel with Putative Members of Class Prior to Class Certification

The basic assumption underlying the ABA Opinion is that there is no lawyer-client relationship with putative class members until the class is ...

Sunday, June 1, 2008

by Ira Schochet
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

U.S. Focus: Time for Action

To redress losses from these frauds, as well as many other non-systemic instances of corporate wrongdoing, investors have increasingly turned to the ...

Thursday, April 17, 2008

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Executive Compensation: Despite Reforms, Pay Is Less Transparent and Shareholder-Friendly Than in the Past

New York Law Journal | March 20, 2008 Despite reforms, pay is less transparent and shareholder-friendly than in the past. By all appearances, ...

Thursday, March 20, 2008

by Lawrence Sucharow
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

'Tellabs': PSLRA Pleading Test Comparative, Not Absolute

The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling Tellabs v. Makor emphasizes that the standard against which plaintiffs' pleadings will now be held is comparative, ...

Wednesday, October 3, 2007

by Christopher Keller
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

FIFO vs LIFO

Lawrence Sucharow and Christopher Keller examine how different ways to calculate shareholder losses for purposes of appointing lead plaintiff lead to ...

Monday, May 1, 2006

by Lawrence Sucharow, Christopher Keller
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Law.com Features Partner Alfred L. Fatale III in "How I Made Partner" Q&A

Law.com profiled Partner Alfred L. Fatale III as part of its "How I Made Partner" spotlight series.  The Q&A covers Alfred's journey as an ...

Monday, May 16, 2022

by Labaton Sucharow
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Lawdragon Features Partner David J. Schwartz in Lawyer Limelight Series

Lawdragon profiled Partner David J. Schwartz as part of its “Lawyer Limelight” series.  The in-depth Q&A explores David's journey from BigLaw ...

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Lawdragon Recognizes 17 Labaton Sucharow Attorneys among the 500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers in America

Lawdragon recognized Chairman Christopher J. Keller, Partners Gregory Asciolla,    Eric J. Belfi, Michael P. Canty, Thomas A. Dubbs, Christine M. ...

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

'The Tide Is Turning' on Big Tech as Plaintiffs Firms File More Data Privacy Lawsuits

The National Law Journal interviewed Partner Carol C. Villegas about the rise in data privacy lawsuits. As the U.S. Department of Justice pushes for ...

Thursday, February 17, 2022

by Labaton Sucharow
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Labaton Sucharow Overcomes Motion to Dismiss in Antitrust Class Action Against Varsity and USASF

On Thursday, August 26, 2021, United States District Judge Sheryl H. Lipman (WD Tenn.) issued an order in Fusion Elite All Stars, et al. v. Varsity ...

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

The Legal 500 Recognizes Labaton Sucharow and its Attorneys in 2021 Rankings

Labaton Sucharow has once again earned top marks from The Legal 500 in its 2021 United States edition, which recognizes three of the Firm's practice ...

Monday, June 14, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

2021 Elite Trial Lawyers Awards Name Labaton Sucharow Class Action Law Firm of the Year, Honor Diversity Initiative and Rising Stars

Labaton Sucharow is proud to be recognized as “2021 Class Action Law Firm of the Year” by The National Law Journal’s Elite Trial Lawyers. The Firm ...

Monday, August 2, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Omicron Spike Forces Plaintiffs Firms to Reassess Trial and Case Strategy

The National Law Journal interviewed Partner Michael P. Canty on how plaintiffs firms are adapting as COVID-19 variants lead to slowdowns for civil ...

Friday, January 21, 2022

by Labaton Sucharow
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

The National Law Journal 2022 Elite Trial Lawyers Recognizes Labaton Sucharow and Its Attorneys

The National Law Journal's "Elite Trial Lawyers" named Partner Carol C. Villegas to its Elite Women of the Plaintiffs Bar list, and Of Counsel ...

Thursday, May 12, 2022

by Labaton Sucharow
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Benchmark's 40 & Under Hotlist 2021 Recognizes 7 Labaton Sucharow Partners

Seven Labaton Sucharow partners have been named to this year's Benchmark Litigation 40 & Under Hotlist.   The list recognizes “the best and ...

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Benchmark Litigation Recognizes Labaton Sucharow Attorneys in 2022 Rankings

Benchmark Litigation has recognized Labaton Sucharow as one of the top plaintiffs' firms in the nation in its 2022 definitive guide to America’s ...

Monday, October 4, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

City Bar Fund Elects Carol C. Villegas as Chair of the Board of Directors

The City Bar Fund, the 501(c)(3) nonprofit arm of the New York City Bar Association, has elected New York Partner Carol C. Villegas to serve as Chair ...

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Law360 Names Labaton Sucharow a 2021 Securities Group of the Year

Labaton Sucharow's Securities Litigation practice has been named a 2021 “Practice Group of the Year” by Law360.  The awards recognize the teams ...

Thursday, January 20, 2022

by Labaton Sucharow
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Labaton Sucharow Secures Class Certification Victory for Purchasers of Opana ER

On August 11, 2021, the Northern District of Illinois in In re Opana ER Antitrust Litigation once again certified the classes of consumers and ...

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Lawdragon Recognizes 4 Labaton Sucharow Attorneys Among the 500 Leading Lawyers in America

Lawdragon recognized Chairman Christopher J. Keller and Partners Jonathan Gardner, James W. Johnson, and Carol C. Villegas among the "500 Leading ...

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

by Labaton Sucharow
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Court Gives Greenlight to Xyrem Purchasers’ Antitrust Lawsuit

On Friday, August 13, 2021, United States District Judge Lucy H. Koh (ND Cal) issued an order in In re Xyrem (Sodium Oxybate) Antitrust Litigation ...

Thursday, August 19, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Chambers USA Ranks Labaton Sucharow Among Top Plaintiffs Firms in 2021 Guide

In their 2021 Guide, Chambers USA has recognized Labaton Sucharow among the leading plaintiffs' firms in the nation. The Firm, receiving a total of ...

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Labaton Sucharow Named a Finalist in Five Categories at Euromoney's Women in Business Law Awards

Euromoney named Labaton Sucharow a finalist in 5 categories for their 2021 Women in Business Law Awards: Finalist: Gender Diversity Initiative - ...

Monday, October 11, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Evolving International Class Action Landscape Poses Challenges for Law Firms

The National Law Journal interviewed Partner Eric J. Belfi about the evolving international class action landscape posing challenges for plaintiff ...

Friday, May 13, 2022

by Labaton Sucharow
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Partners Carol C. Villegas and Ned Weinberger Recognized as Plaintiffs' Lawyer Trailblazers by The National Law Journal

Partners Carol C. Villegas and Ned Weinberger have been recognized as Plaintiffs' Lawyer Trailblazers by The National Law Journal.  The National Law ...

Monday, May 2, 2022

by Labaton Sucharow
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Labaton Sucharow Shortlisted for Chambers D&I Awards

Labaton Sucharow has been shortlisted by Chambers & Partners for the Chambers D&I Awards: North America 2022, which celebrates the ...

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

by Labaton Sucharow
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Partner Carol C. Villegas To Be Featured Panelist in NYSBA Women in Law Section Event

Partner Carol C. Villegas will be speaking on a panel entitled “How Women From Five Countries View Post-Pandemic Office Returns” held by the NYSBA ...

Friday, June 11, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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Gogo Securities Class Action Overcomes Motion to Dismiss

Labaton Sucharow will move forward with a proposed class action against inflight entertainment company Gogo, Inc. ("Gogo"), after Judge Jorge L. ...

Thursday, May 6, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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Lawdragon Recognizes Two Labaton Sucharow Attorneys Among the 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers

Lawdragon recognized Partners Carol C. Villegas and Michael P. Canty among the "500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers" in their 2022 guide.  ...

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

by Lawdragon
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Law360 Selects Partner Mark D. Richardson to Delaware Editorial Advisory Board

Partner Mark D. Richardson has been selected to serve on Law360's Delaware Editorial Advisory Board. The editorial advisory board provides feedback ...

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Investigating Claims Shutterfly Violated Customer Privacy Rights

Labaton Sucharow LLP (“Labaton Sucharow”) is investigating Shutterfly, Inc. for its use of facial recognition software in violation of Illinois ...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

by Labaton Sucharow
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TABOOLA INVESTIGATION ALERT: Current or Former Employees of Taboola Should Contact Labaton Sucharow to Find Out More About an Investigation into Possible Violations of Antitrust Laws

If you are a current or former employee of Taboola, you may have been harmed by Taboola’s conduct and may be entitled to compensation. Labaton ...

Thursday, May 6, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow LLP Files Antitrust Class Action Lawsuit Against Varsity and USASF

NEW YORK, NY / August 27, 2020 -- Labaton Sucharow LLP (“Labaton Sucharow”) announces that on August 25, 2020, it filed a complaint, captioned Radek ...

Monday, August 31, 2020

by User
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Labaton Sucharow Announces it is Investigating Claims Against Zoom Video Communications, Inc.

Labaton Sucharow strongly encourages investors with losses to contact the Firm Labaton Sucharow LLP, a leading and award winning investor rights law ...

Thursday, April 2, 2020

by User
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Labaton Sucharow Appointed Co-Lead Counsel in Amazon Alexa Privacy Suit

On October 13, 2021, Judge Robert S. Lasnik of the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington appointed Labaton Sucharow ...

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Announces New Of Counsel for 2022

National plaintiffs’ law firm Labaton Sucharow is pleased to announce it has elected two new Of Counsel, effective January 1, 2022. The newly ...

Friday, January 7, 2022

by Labaton Sucharow
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2021 Year in Review

As we welcome in 2022, we look back on another unprecedented year with the COVID-19 pandemic. During this time, Labaton Sucharow remained committed ...

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow LLP Files Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Array Technologies, Inc. and Related Parties

NEW YORK -- Labaton Sucharow LLP (“Labaton Sucharow”) announces that on May 14, 2021, it filed a securities class action lawsuit, captioned Plymouth ...

Friday, May 14, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Appointed Lead Counsel in Hain Celestial Toxic Baby Food Suit

On December 28, 2021, Magistrate Judge Anne Y. Shields of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York appointed Labaton ...

Wednesday, January 5, 2022

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Files Antitrust Class Action Arising from Pay-for-Delay Scheme to Exclude Bystolic Generic Competition

NEW YORK — Labaton Sucharow LLP announces that on July 27, 2020, it filed a complaint, UFCW Local 1500 Welfare Fund v. Abbvie, Inc. et al, No. ...

Thursday, July 30, 2020

by User
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Labaton Sucharow Files Antitrust Class Action against AbbVie and Other Drugmakers for Blocking Competition for Blockbuster Drug Humira in the U.S.

Labaton Sucharow LLP has filed a class action lawsuit against drugmaker AbbVie Inc. and a group of global rivals, alleging the company colluded to ...

Monday, March 18, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Firm's Suit Challenging Conduct of Straight Path Controlling Shareholder in $3 Billion Merger Moves Forward after Delaware Supreme Court Win

On February 22, 2019, Labaton Sucharow secured a major victory when the Delaware Supreme Court upheld the Court of Chancery’s decision to deny ...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow LLP Files Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Concho Resources Inc., and Certain Executives

NEW YORK -- Labaton Sucharow LLP (“Labaton Sucharow”) announces that on July 30, 2021, it filed a securities class action lawsuit, captioned City of ...

Friday, July 30, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow LLP Files Antitrust Class Action Lawsuit Against FICO for Anticompetitive Practices

NEW YORK -- Labaton Sucharow LLP (“Labaton Sucharow”) announces that on June 4, 2020, it filed a complaint, captioned City of Boston Credit Union v. ...

Thursday, June 11, 2020

by User
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Labaton Sucharow Recovers $42.5 Million for Investors in Intuitive Surgical Class Action

Labaton Sucharow, as lead counsel, has reached a $42.5 million settlement in a securities class action against Intuitive Surgical, the maker of the ...

Friday, January 4, 2019

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Appointed Co-Lead Counsel in Flo Health Data Privacy Suit

On October 12, 2021, Judge James Donato of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California appointed Labaton Sucharow ...

Friday, October 15, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Files Antitrust Class Action Lawsuit Arising from Xyrem Pay-for-Delay Scheme

NEW YORK — Labaton Sucharow LLP announces that on June 30, 2020, it filed a complaint, UFCW Local 1500 Welfare Fund v. Jazz Pharmaceuticals Ireland ...

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

by Labaton Sucharow
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2020 Year in Review

During an unprecedented year, Labaton Sucharow remained committed to providing the most comprehensive services and leading legal counsel possible.  ...

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Revives Investor Class Action Against Hain Celestial

On December 17, 2021, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacated the dismissal of an investor class action against Hain Celestial Group ...

Monday, December 20, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Secures Class Certification for Goldman Investors Following Supreme Court Review

On December 8, 2020, Judge Paul A. Crotty of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York certified a class of ...

Thursday, December 9, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Announces it is Investigating New Claims Against Luckin Coffee Inc.

Labaton Sucharow strongly encourages investors with losses to contact the Firm. Labaton Sucharow LLP, a leading, award winning investor rights law ...

Thursday, April 2, 2020

by User
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Labaton Sucharow Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Surescripts for Anticompetitive Practices

NEW YORK — Labaton Sucharow LLP announces that on July 27, 2020, it filed a complaint, 731 Pharmacy Corp. d/b/a Ivan Pharmacy v. Surescripts, LLC, ...

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Obtains Final Approval of $650 Million Settlement in Facebook BIPA Class Action

On February 26, 2021, Labaton Sucharow obtained final approval of a $650 million settlement in In re Facebook Biometric Information Privacy ...

Monday, March 1, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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Labaton Sucharow Announces It Is Investigating Claims Against J2 Global, Inc.

(NEW YORK, NY / June 30, 2020) -- Labaton Sucharow LLP ("Labaton Sucharow"), a leading investor rights law firm, announces it is developing a ...

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

by User
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Labaton Sucharow Investigates Manipulation of E-Mini Index Futures and Options

Labaton Sucharow has an ongoing investigation into the manipulation of E-Mini Dow Futures, E-Mini S&P 500 Futures, and E-Mini NASDAQ 100 Futures, ...

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

by Labaton Sucharow
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Banks on Trial

Three of Australia’s biggest banks stand accused of manipulating a key part of the wiring behind our financial system. In a recent podcast with Mario ...

Sunday, July 31, 2016

by Jay L. Himes
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FCPA Compliance Report: Episode 389

Partner Steven J. Durham sat down with Thomas Fox on his podcast, FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report, to discuss the Firm’s role in its securement of ...

Monday, April 16, 2018

by Jay L. Himes
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FCPA Compliance Report: Episode 375

Partner Steven J. Durham was featured on a podcast with FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report to discuss the impact of the Supreme Court’s recent ...

Monday, March 19, 2018

by Jay L. Himes
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Billionaire founder of drug company arrested for alleged opioid scheme

Michael P. Canty was featured on CBS Evening News discussing improper practices by pharma companies and doctors that served to worsen the opioid ...

Thursday, October 26, 2017

by Jay L. Himes
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Investor Alert: SEC Issues Proposed Rule Changes Addressing Climate-Related Information Disclosure to Investors

On March 21, 2022, following a party-line, 3-1 vote, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC” or the “Commission”) released a series of ...

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

by Eric J. Belfi, James M. Fee
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Assessing 3 Bills To Expand Kids' Online Protections In 2022

Partners Michael P. Canty and Carol C. Villegas and Law Clerk Danielle Izzo are authors of the analysis "Assessing 3 Bills to Expand Kids' Online ...

Friday, February 4, 2022

by Michael P. Canty, Carol C. Villegas, Danielle Izzo
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

US Follows EU’s Lead on ESG Reporting Standards

Partner Eric J. Belfi and Associates Lisa Strejlau and Roger W. Yamada are the authors of the analysis "US Follows EU’s Lead on ESG Reporting ...

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

by Eric J. Belfi, Lisa Strejlau, and Roger W. Yamada
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Investor Alert: SEC’s Universal Proxy Rules Benefit Shareholders

On November 17, 2021, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) adopted Rule 14a-19, which will provide shareholders with a more ...

Friday, December 3, 2021

by Eric J. Belfi, Lara Goldstone, Philip J. Leggio
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Investor Alert: SEC Signals Forthcoming Reforms to Rule 10b5-1

Rule 10b5-1 allows company insiders to trade while in possession of material non-public information (“MNPI”) so long as it is in accordance with a ...

Thursday, November 18, 2021

by Eric J. Belfi, Nico Minerva, Corban S. Rhodes, Charles J. Stiene
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Investor Alert: “Extraterritoriality” and Other Emerging Litigation Trends with Respect to Cryptocurrency

In recent years, as investments in cryptocurrency have surged and public sales known as “coin offerings” have become more frequent, cryptocurrencies ...

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

by Eric J. Belfi, Nico Minerva, Robert Rowley
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Investor Alert: Defendants’ Renewed Efforts to Pursue Disfavored Discovery from Absent Class Members

In recent years, defendants in securities class action litigation have increased their attempts to obtain discovery from absent class members, ...

Friday, September 17, 2021

by Jonathan Gardner, Joseph Cotilletta, Marco A. Dueñas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Post-‘Cyan’ Developments in the First Department

Partner Alfred L. Fatale III, Associate Lisa Strejlau, and Associate Marco A. Dueñas are authors of the analysis "Post-‘Cyan’ Developments in the ...

Thursday, June 10, 2021

by Alfred L. Fatale III, Lisa Strejlau and Marco A. Dueñas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

New Circuit Split Complicates Domestic Securities Test

Partner Eric J. Belfi and Law Clerk David Saldamando are the authors of New Circuit Split Complicates Domestic Securities Test published by Law360 on ...

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

by Eric J. Belfi and David Saldamando
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Investor Alert: Cayman Islands Appraisal Rights Ruling Should End Appraisal-Blocking Trend Involving Short-Form Mergers

In July 2020, Quadre Investments, L.P. (“Quadre”)1 sued Sky Solar Holdings, Ltd. (“SKYS”) and its controlling stockholders.2 The lawsuit challenged ...

Thursday, May 20, 2021

by Mark D. Richardson, David Schwartz, Jake Bissell-Linsk, John Vielandi
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

EQUITY ALERT: Labaton Sucharow Investigating Churchill Capital Possible Securities Fraud Violations

Labaton Sucharow notifies investors that it has commenced an investigation of Churchill Capital Corp IV ("Churchill Capital" or the "Company") ...

Monday, May 3, 2021

by Labaton Sucharow
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Investor Alert: “Traceability” Developments in Securities Litigations

“Traceability” is generally a prerequisite to recovery under Section 11 of the Securities Act of 1933 (the “Securities Act”).  Investors who purchase ...

Thursday, February 18, 2021

by Alfred L. Fatale III, Alec T. Coquin, and Charles Farrell
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Investor Alert: The Ongoing Debate Over Quarterly Reporting Requirements

  Federal law requires public companies to disclose their financial results each quarter in filings with the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (the ...

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

by Michael P. Canty, Ross M. Kamhi
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Commencing a Securities Class Action: Pleading Claims

Partner Carol C. Villegas and Associate Jake Bissell-Linsk are the authors of Commencing a Securities Class Action: Pleading Claims published ...

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

by Carol C. Villegas and Jake Bissell-Linsk
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Investor Alert: Second Circuit Paves The Way For Investors To Hold Companies Accountable Even If Their Statements Are Framed As Opinions

  Investors seeking to hold companies liable for committing securities fraud can take comfort in this past summer’s Second Circuit decision, Abramson ...

Thursday, December 3, 2020

by James Johnson, Phillip Leggio
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Investor Alert: A New Trading Venue: The Members Exchange

On September 21, 2020, a new stock exchange, the Members Exchange (“MEMX”), launched and opened for trading select securities. MEMX is the only ...

Monday, October 12, 2020

by Rachel A. Avan, Jeffrey R. McEachern
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Commencing a Securities Class Action: Investigating Claims

Partner Jonathan Gardner, Associate Lisa Strejlau, and Director of Investigations Amy Greenbaum are the authors of Commencing a Securities Class ...

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

by Jonathan Gardner, Lisa Strejlau, Amy Greenbaum
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

1st Circ. Generic-Delay Ruling Isn't Popular With Lower Courts

Partner Karin Garvey and Associate Ethan Kaminsky are the authors of 1st Circ. Generic-Delay Ruling Isn't Popular With Lower Courts published by ...

Friday, June 12, 2020

by Karin Garvey and Ethan Kaminsky
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Commencing a Securities Class Action: Lead Plaintiff and Lead Counsel Appointments

Partner Francis P. McConville and Associate Charles Wood are the authors of Commencing a Securities Class Action: Lead Plaintiff and Lead Counsel ...

Friday, May 15, 2020

by Francis McConville, Charles Wood
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Private Equity Investment by Public Pension Plans: The Need for Transparency and Recourse

Partner Marisa N. DeMato and Associate James Christie are the authors of Private Equity Investment by Public Pension Plans: The Need for Transparency ...

Monday, May 4, 2020

by Marisa N. DeMato, James T. Christie
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Coronavirus: Implications for Securities Litigation

The spread of COVID-19 has had implications for all sectors of the global economy, and securities litigation is no exception.  We recognize that our ...

Monday, May 4, 2020

by Carol C. Villegas, Rachel A. Avan
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Recent Trends in Class Action Litigation

Securities class action lawsuit filings remained at elevated levels in 2019. According to the recently-published annual report from NERA Economic ...

Monday, April 27, 2020

by User
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

INSIGHT: Multinational Claims for Multinational Frauds

Partner Eric J. Belfi and Associate Thomas W. Watson are the authors of INSIGHT: Multinational Claims for Multinational Frauds published by Bloomberg ...

Monday, April 13, 2020

by Eric J. Belfi and Thomas W. Watson
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Commencing a Securities Class Action: Identifying Claims

Partner Francis P. McConville and Associate Charles Wood are the authors of Commencing a Securities Class Action: Identifying Claims published by ...

Monday, April 6, 2020

by Francis McConville, Charles Wood
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Client Alert: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

In light of the increasing impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) globally, we wanted to reach out to you to extend our best wishes for you and your ...

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

by Labaton Sucharow
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

A Lower Bar To Prove Market Efficiency In Securities Cases

Of Counsel John Esmay and Associate Philip Leggio are the authors of A Lower Bar To Prove Market Efficiency In Securities Cases ...

Friday, January 3, 2020

by John Esmay, Philip Leggio
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Slack's Direct Listing Tests Limits Of Securities Act

Of Counsel Francis McConville and Associates Alec Coquin and Charles Wood are the authors of Slack's Direct Listing Tests Limits Of Securities ...

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

by Francis McConville, Alec Coquin, and Charles Wood
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Mutual Funds Should Consider Shareholder Litigation

In an expert analysis column published by Law360, Partner Serena Hallowell and Associates Alec Coquin and Jake Bissell-Linsk responded to an article ...

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

by Serena Hallowell, Alec Coquin, Jake Bissell-Linsk
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Expert Q&A on Class Action Settlements and Developments in Class Action Practice

Partner David J. Goldsmith spoke with Practical Law about important considerations and best practices for plaintiffs' counsel seeking to settle a ...

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

by David J. Goldsmith
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Emulex Highlights Greater Scrutiny of Issues at High Court

In an expert analysis column published by Law360, Serena Hallowell, partner and leader of the direct action litigation practice, Of Counsel Corban ...

Thursday, April 25, 2019

by Serena Hallowell, Corban Rhodes, Anna Menkova
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

The Time Has Come to Address Rule 10b5-1 Trading Plans and Their Shortcomings

In the wake of the U.S. House of Representatives passing a bill that, if enacted, would direct the SEC to examine whether Rule 10b5-1 should be ...

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

by Alfred L. Fatale III, Lisa Strejlau
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Protecting Patents Through Tribal Sovereign Immunity: A Failed Experiment

Greg Asciolla, Partner and Antitrust and Competition Litigation Practice Co-Chair, and Of Counsel Matt Perez contributed the feature article in the ...

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

by Gregory Asciolla, Matthew Perez
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

High Court's Emulex Issue Is Narrower Than Some Suggest

In Law360, Of Counsel Corban Rhodes and Associate Anna Menkova discuss why the Supreme Court should limit its review of Emulex v. Gary Varjabedian et ...

Friday, January 18, 2019

by Corban Rhodes, Anna Menkova
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

An Update On Anti-Poach Enforcement and Class Actions

In recent years, no-poach agreements have caught the attention of government regulators and are now subject to close scrutiny both by the U.S. ...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

by Robin van der Meulen, Brian Morrison
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

China Agritech's Positive Implications For Plaintiffs

Labaton attorneys discuss what plaintiffs can do to ensure that their right to recovery is not extinguished after the Supreme Court’s China Agritech ...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

by Serena Hallowell, David Goldsmith, Philip Leggio, Anna Menkova
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

FDA Risk-Evaluation Guidance Unlikely To Help Generics

Gregory Asciolla and Matthew Perez discuss the U.S. FDA’s guidances concerning risk evaluation and mitigation strategies and the likely minimal ...

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

by Gregory Asciolla, Matthew Perez
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Charting a New Course in Cuba? Why the Time is Now to Settle Outstanding American Property Claims

In the Brooklyn Journal of International Law, Associate Marco A. Dueñas discusses how outstanding American property claims in Cuba are an obstacle ...

Friday, June 1, 2018

by Marco A. Dueñas
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Courts Must Soon Tackle Critical Questions About ICOs

An ICO allows cryptocurrencies to raise capital for a new venture similar to the way a startup would through an Initial Public Offering (IPO), ...

Thursday, April 26, 2018

by Michael P. Canty, Ross M. Kamhi
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Notable Trends In Foreign Securities Litigation

We discuss how foreign securities litigation will continue to evolve and grow more complex in the coming year. While securities litigation has ...

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

by Mark S. Willis, Rachel A. Avan
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

9th Circ. Decision Could Be Game-Changer for Investors

Last Wednesday, the Ninth Circuit issued an important decision in Mineworkers' Pension Scheme et al. v. First Solar Inc. that serves to protect ...

Friday, February 2, 2018

by Carol C. Villegas, James T. Christie
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Expert Q&A on Class Action Settlements and Developments in Class Action Practice: A Plaintiff-Side Perspective

David J. Goldsmith discusses important considerations and best practices for plaintiffs’ counsel seeking to settle a class action. Q: Given that the ...

Monday, December 4, 2017

by David J. Goldsmith
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Arbitration Rule Repeal Will Adversely Affect Consumers

By overturning the CFPB’s rule barring financial institutions from forcing customers into private arbitration, Congress has given them a free pass. ...

Thursday, November 2, 2017

by Gregory Asciolla, Brian Morrison
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Direct Actions: A Path to Recovery for Foreign Purchases of Securities

We provide the current state of court interpretations of Morrison; practical considerations for institutional investors considering foreign actions; ...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

by Serena P. Hallowell, Rachel A. Avan, Thomas W. Watson
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Efforts to Protect Consumer Data Face Corporate Pushback

Corban S. Rhodes and Ross Kamhi discuss how the legal system is struggling to keep pace with rapid technological innovation and the privacy issues ...

Thursday, October 12, 2017

by Corban S. Rhodes, Ross Kamhi
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

How to Gather Evidence if You Want to be a Whistleblower

Steven J. Durham guides whistleblowers on gathering evidence Not unlike the popular psychology that emerged in the late 20th century, in the legal ...

Friday, September 15, 2017

by Steven J. Durham
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Investor Recovery Strategies Following ANZ Securities

Firm attorneys offer a plaintiffs' perspective on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in ANZ Securities Inc. case. In California Public Employees’ ...

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

by Serena P. Hallowell, Brian Morrison, Thomas W. Watson
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

The Disruption Generation – Millennial Entrepreneurs Struggle to Go Public

Michael W. Stocker discusses millennial entrepreneurs—both the benefits of being disruptors as well as potential obstacles they may face when held ...

Thursday, April 27, 2017

by Michael W. Stocker
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Shareholders Sue Companies for Lying About Cyber Security

We share our experience advising boards and shareholders regarding legal implications of data breaches. Partner Michael W. Stocker was featured in a ...

Thursday, October 27, 2016

by Michael W. Stocker
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Cyber Threats and Securities Litigation: The Emerging Landscape

Investors and corporations alike have become increasingly concerned about the dramatic uptick in widespread data breaches. “We’ve been hacked!” The ...

Thursday, October 27, 2016

by Michael W. Stocker, David C. Erroll
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

A Turning of the Tide: Victim Redress Through Private Antitrust Litigation

We address the differences between the U.S. and EU regimes and how the EU is implementing a new litigation landscape. INTRODUCTION Access to the ...

Monday, July 18, 2016

by Karin E. Garvey
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Post-Morrison: The Global Journey Toward Asset Recovery

This paper provides the current state of some court interpretations of Morrison; practical considerations for institutional investors considering ...

Thursday, June 30, 2016

by Michael W. Stocker, Rachel A. Avan, Michael Korn, and members of the National Association of Public Pension Plan Attorneys (NAPPA) Working Group Morrison Sub-Committee
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Creating a Partial Solution to Delayed Generic Competition

This article explores the benefits and limitations of the proposed legislation, the CREATES Act of 2016. A bipartisan group of U.S. senators recently ...

Friday, June 24, 2016

by Gregory Asciolla, Matthew Perez
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Cash or No Cash – That is No Longer the Question!

Analyzing the Impact of FTC vs. Actavis: We address whether non-cash payments can be unlawful reverse payments under Actavis Introduction The U.S. ...

Friday, April 22, 2016

by Robin A. van der Meulen, Rudi Julius
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

“Shall We Dance?”— Biologic-Biosimilar Competition Under the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act

As more biosimilar applications are filed, courts will inevitably face the novel and complex issues posed by the BPCIA with increasing frequency. I. ...

Monday, December 14, 2015

by Gregory Asciolla, Matthew Perez
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Securities Act cases are surging in...state courts?

We discuss the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act's effects on state court jurisdictions. Over the past three years, the number of initial ...

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

by Michael W. Stocker, Francis P. McConville
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

A Major Victory for Investors: The U.S. Supreme Court's Decision in Halliburton Preserves the Status Quo in U.S. Securities Litigation

We address the importance of the June 2014 decision, Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund. This article appeared in the October 2014 issue ...

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Mandatory Arbitration Provisions: A New Attack on Access to the Courts

Private litigation by institutional investors has always been a crucial complement to regulatory efforts to police the integrity and transparency of ...

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

by Rachel A. Avan
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Requiring Greater Accountability of MLPs for Investors

  In recent years, master limited partnerships have gained increasing popularity among stock investors. But MLP investments often carry significant ...

Monday, April 28, 2014

by Edward Labaton, Ned Weinberger
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

U.S. Securities Litigation and Enforcement

This article appeared in the Jan-Mar 2014 issue of Corporate Disputes Magazine. ©2014 Financier Worldwide Ltd. All rights reserved. Reprinted with ...

Monday, January 13, 2014

by Thomas A. Dubbs, Jeff Butler, Jonathan Tuttle, and Charles "Chuck" Smith
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Detroit Bankruptcy Ruling: Implications for Public Pension Plans

  Once the prosperous center of America's automobile industry and the birthplace of Motown music, Detroit now has a new title—the largest bankrupt ...

Sunday, December 1, 2013

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Arbitration Developments that Could Affect UK Investment in U.S.

Mandatory arbitration is a subject of increasing controversy on both sides of the Atlantic. While provisions imposing mandatory arbitration are an ...

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Europe Advancing Victims' Rights in Antitrust Actions

 On June 11, 2013, the E.C. took another big step in its ongoing effort to make it easier for victims of antitrust violations in the European Union ...

Thursday, August 29, 2013

by Gregory Asciolla
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Panic in Detroit: Municipal Bankruptcy and Lessons for City Pension Schemes

The financial meltdown of Detroit may result in fallout not only for the city's own retirement schemes, but for public pension funds on both sides of ...

Thursday, August 1, 2013

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Two New Court Rulings Say No Exception In Per Se Rule On International Price-Fixing

Naked price-fixing agreements among competitors traditionally have been subject to the per se rule, which declares such conduct to be illegal without ...

Saturday, December 1, 2012

by Gregory Asciolla
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

UK "Shareholder Spring" Shines a Spotlight on Governance Weaknesses

The 2012 UK annual general meeting season has set a new record for shareholder rejections of remuneration reports. The six negative shareholder votes ...

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

by Thomas A. Dubbs
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

The JOBS Act Creates Opportunities and Risks

The JOBS Act will dramatically change the legal and regulatory landscape across the U.S. by encouraging IPOs through relaxed regulation. But what are ...

Friday, June 1, 2012

by Rachel A. Avan
INSIGHTS & ANALYSES

Volcker and Vickers are Bringing Necessary – Albeit Challenging – Change to U.S. and UK Financial Systems

The United Kingdom and the United States are moving in tandem to rein in the risky, unmonitored trading and investment activities at banking ...

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

by Thomas A. Dubbs
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Whistleblowers and Corporate Misconduct: the U.S. v. the UK

On July 21, 2010, Congress enacted the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, one of the most significant financial reform ...

Thursday, December 1, 2011

by Thomas A. Dubbs
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Recent Cases on Antitrust Implications of Petitioning Foreign Governments

There appears to be a modest trend favoring immunization of foreign conduct, but courts are still elusive as to providing a clear articulation of the ...

Monday, November 28, 2011

by Gregory Asciolla
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Does 'Dukes' Require Full 'Daubert' Scrutiny at Class Certification?

When moving or opposing a motion for class certification, litigants with increasing frequency rely on expert testimony. When moving or opposing a ...

Friday, November 25, 2011

by Jonathan Gardner and Serena Hallowell
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Quantum Meruit Claims

Is Interest Mandatory or Discretionary? Pursuant to CPLR 5004, the prevailing party in a civil action is entitled to interest at the munificent rate ...

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

by Joseph H. Einstein, Jonathan Gardner
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The Benefits of Investor Protection

Is it possible - or even desirable - to try to precisely measure the economic benefit of investor and consumer protections? A series of new legal ...

Friday, October 7, 2011

by Christopher Keller
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Playing the Blame Game at RBS

Even David Cameron has problems with Sir Fred Goodwin, the former CEO of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC. On Sir Fred's watch, the once famously ...

Saturday, October 1, 2011

by Thomas A. Dubbs
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Government Reliance on Private Litigants Diverges with Court Trends

The U.S. government's increasing dependence on a quasi-private enforcement model is not easily reconciled with recent trends in the courts to ...

Friday, September 9, 2011

by Rachel A. Avan
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PCAOB Proposals Promise Increased Transparency in Audit Industry

  On June 21, 2011 the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), whose mission is the regulation of US auditing firms, took the first step ...

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

by Thomas A. Dubbs
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Increased FDIC Lawsuits a Step in the Right Direction, But Too Little Too Late?

In October 2010, the United States' Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), an independent agency of the federal government that insures ...

Friday, April 1, 2011

by Thomas A. Dubbs
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Financial Stability Oversight Council's Proposed Metrics for Supervision of Non-Bank Financial Firms

We have previously commented on the efforts worldwide to make the financial system "healthier" via the Basel III process of forcing financial ...

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

by Thomas A. Dubbs
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2010 – The Securities Year in Review

The end of 2010 is upon us and the beginning of 2011 looms on the horizon. Though not as tumultuous as 2007 or 2008, with no world-shaking corporate ...

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

by Thomas A. Dubbs
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SEC Contemplating Governance Reforms

After enacting reform in the finance and healthcare sectors legislators and regulators have staked out a new battleground. After enacting reform in ...

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

by Christopher Keller
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Is the Shield Beginning to Crack?

In recent years, many U.S. businesses have come to see class action waiver clauses in arbitration agreements as the silver bullet that will put the ...

Monday, November 15, 2010

by Christopher Keller
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Pre-Confirmation Remedies to Assure Collection of Arbitration Awards

New York Law Journal A successful litigant in an arbitration proceeding may be faced with a recalcitrant respondent, unwilling to satisfy the award ...

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

by Jonathan Gardner, Joseph H. Einstein
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Auditor Liability Still a Going Concern

Company management retains the auditor and has contractual rights and responsibilities negotiated at the time of retention.  Investors rely on ...

Friday, October 1, 2010

by Thomas A. Dubbs
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BP's Deep Water Horizon Has a Deep Impact on UK Pension Schemes

The oil spill is more than an environmental disaster, it is also a financial disaster for BP shareholders, including the many pension schemes heavily ...

Saturday, August 7, 2010

by Thomas A. Dubbs
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Say What? Pay What? Real World Approaches to Executive Compensation Reform

Real World Approaches to Executive Compensation Reform While the recent focus on excessive executive compensation has influenced the Wall Street ...

Thursday, August 5, 2010

by Christopher Keller
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Latest Round of Basel Committee Proposed Reforms a Mixed Bag

The most effective time to reform dangerous habits is after a nasty shock. The object lesson of a burned-down house or wrecked car is a powerful ...

Sunday, August 1, 2010

by Thomas A. Dubbs
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Deepwater Horizon's Deep Impact on Pension Schemes

While much has been made of the technological causes of the disaster, investors should take a close look at the role that the company's corporate ...

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

by Thomas A. Dubbs
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Quantifying Antitrust Damages in Private Enforcement Actions Under European Union Competition Law

The report should serve as an instructive resource for the EC and member states' national courts for expanding their knowledge and expertise in ...

Saturday, May 1, 2010

by Gregory Asciolla
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Morrison v. National Australia Bank

On Monday, March 29, 2010, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral argument in Morrison v. National Australia Bank Ltd., No. 08-1911. This ...

Thursday, April 1, 2010

by Thomas A. Dubbs
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How Courts Analyze Guilty Pleas and Government Investigations When Considering the Plausibility of an Antitrust Conspiracy after Twombly

In Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly, the Supreme Court changed the course of law regarding the proper pleading standard under Rule 8 of the Federal ...

Friday, March 26, 2010

by Lawrence Sucharow, Gregory Asciolla
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Reining in the Credit Ratings Industry

The reform of credit rating agencies is sure to occupy a central place in the regulatory and legislative agendas of 2010. The reform of credit rating ...

Monday, January 11, 2010

by Christopher Keller
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Trade Talk: SEC Facing Thorny Issues with Flash Trading, Dark Pools, Naked Access

Regulators have long been concerned with ensuring that investors stand on an equal footing with respect to their access to information about publicly ...

Monday, December 14, 2009

by Christopher Keller
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New Reform - United on Regulation, Divided on Details

For all its chaos, the international financial meltdown has had one good effect. The will to enact much needed regulatory and corporate governance ...

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

by Thomas A. Dubbs
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Loss Causation and the Global Economic Crisis

When fraud coincides with a stock market crash, one question inevitably looms large. What caused the investors' losses: the fraud or outside economic ...

Monday, July 27, 2009

by Ira Schochet
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Death of the Worldwide Class?

The growth of majority-foreign classes and the arrival of overseas investors as lead plaintiffs rank among the major developments in U.S. securities ...

Monday, June 22, 2009

by Lawrence Sucharow
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Iqbal and the Twombly Pleading Standard

While the court's two-pronged approach might bring more consistency on how a pleading is analyzed, it remains to be seen with respect to innumerable ...

Monday, June 15, 2009

by Gregory Asciolla
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Schapiro Takes Right Path on Market Reform

But auditors, lawyers and shareholders need better tools. Lawrence A. Sucharow says private-sector auditors, lawyers and shareholders can play larger ...

Monday, June 1, 2009

by Lawrence Sucharow
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Confidentiality Agreements Are Not a Bar to Informal Witness Interviews

Courts have long recognized the efficacy and importance of informal witness interviews. Informal witness interviews serve a vital role in litigation. ...

Monday, June 1, 2009

by Joseph H. Einstein
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Shortsighted?

The chatter over short-selling and its impact goes on, and one study says the benefits of these trades need to be acknowledged. The recent lively ...

Friday, May 29, 2009

by Thomas A. Dubbs
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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
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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
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Pensions and the People

Thomas Dubbs addresses how European pension funds could potentially be leaving large sums of money on the settlement table. Click here to read the ...

Saturday, November 1, 2008

by Thomas A. Dubbs
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Key to Avoiding Compensation Suits

Abuses of executive compensation provide no end to work for plaintiffs' lawyers pursuing class-action litigation against, and derivative suits on ...

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

by Edward Labaton
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Antitrust Looms Large in the Supreme Court's Past Term

The Supreme Court had an uncommonly active year in 2007 in the area of antitrust, deciding four cases: In Leegin Creative Leather Products, Inc. v. ...

Sunday, June 1, 2008

by Jay L. Himes
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Contact by Counsel with Putative Members of Class Prior to Class Certification

The basic assumption underlying the ABA Opinion is that there is no lawyer-client relationship with putative class members until the class is ...

Sunday, June 1, 2008

by Ira Schochet
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U.S. Focus: Time for Action

To redress losses from these frauds, as well as many other non-systemic instances of corporate wrongdoing, investors have increasingly turned to the ...

Thursday, April 17, 2008

by Thomas A. Dubbs
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Executive Compensation: Despite Reforms, Pay Is Less Transparent and Shareholder-Friendly Than in the Past

New York Law Journal | March 20, 2008 Despite reforms, pay is less transparent and shareholder-friendly than in the past. By all appearances, ...

Thursday, March 20, 2008

by Lawrence Sucharow
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'Tellabs': PSLRA Pleading Test Comparative, Not Absolute

The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling Tellabs v. Makor emphasizes that the standard against which plaintiffs' pleadings will now be held is comparative, ...

Wednesday, October 3, 2007

by Christopher Keller
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FIFO vs LIFO

Lawrence Sucharow and Christopher Keller examine how different ways to calculate shareholder losses for purposes of appointing lead plaintiff lead to ...

Monday, May 1, 2006

by Lawrence Sucharow, Christopher Keller
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Billionaire founder of drug company arrested for alleged opioid scheme

October 26, 2017, CBS Evening News Michael P. Canty was featured on CBS Evening News discussing improper practices by pharma companies and doctors ...

Thursday, October 26, 2017

by Sample HubSpot User
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The Capitol Forum Antitrust Interview Series

Jay L. Himes answers questions about antitrust policy and process for The Capitol Forum Antitrust Interview series.

Friday, May 1, 2015

by Jay L. Himes
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A Primer on Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund

Thomas A. Dubbs and Christopher J. McDonald discuss the main points of the case and what's at stake for class actions. Law360 featured this video on ...

Friday, March 7, 2014

by Rudi Julius
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NewsHour Weekend

PBS NewsHour Weekend's special correspondent Kathy Murthy speaks with Michael Stocker about the JOBS Act's crowdfunding provision. "Is it a good idea ...

Sunday, October 27, 2013

by Rudi Julius
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An Increase in Securities Class Action-Related Lawsuits

Thomas A. Dubbs discusses the increase in securities class action-related lawsuits during a January 9, 2009 interview on Bloomberg TV. According to ...

Friday, January 9, 2009

by Rudi Julius
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Gregory Asciolla featured on Business Day TV regarding the first platinum and palladium class action

In this televised interview, Gregory Asciolla, partner and Antitrust & Competition Litigation Practice co-chair, provides some detail on the ...

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

by Rudi Julius
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Securities Class Action Trials After the Financial Crisis

Labaton Sucharow Webinar March 08, 2011 Since the passage of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, only 10 federal securities fraud ...

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

by Mark Arisohn
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Lawline: Trends in Direct Actions and the Rise of Direct Actions in the Securities Fraud Arena

New York, NY January 23, 2018 Serena P. Hallowell, head of the Direct Action Litigation Practice, and of counsel Rachel A. Avan discussed the rise of ...

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

by Rudi Julius
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Securities Law and SCOTUS 2020: What the Most Recent Decisions Mean For Your Practice

Partner Carol C. Villegas and Associate James Christie discussed on this Lawline CLE the Supreme Court’s decisions in cases such as Lorenzo v. ...

Friday, October 23, 2020

by Carol C. Villegas, James T. Christie
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Credit Rating Agencies and the Financial Crisis of 2007-2008: What Went Wrong -and Will it Happen Again?

Webinar April 21, 2011 Of all the major players in the recent market meltdown, few had a greater role than credit rating agencies. In the wake of the ...

Thursday, April 21, 2011

by Rudi Julius
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LIBOR: Securities, Antitrust and Regulatory Implications

Thomas A. Dubbs participated in a webinar hosted by West LegalEdcenter titled "LIBOR: Securities, Antitrust and Regulatory Implications" from 12:00 ...

Thursday, September 6, 2012

by Rudi Julius
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Libor Manipulation Litigation: Latest Trends and Developments

Thomas A. Dubbs spoke during a Strafford Publications webinar, Libor Manipulation Litigation: Latest Trends and Developments, on October 23, 2012 ...

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

by Jay L. Himes