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Pleading Materiality And Scienter After Siracusano
Posted on 21 Apr 2010 by Sally Berens

The Ninth Circuit's discussion of scienter in Siracusano raises questions regarding the effect of product liability claims on plaintiffs' ability to plead defendants' "knowledge" of the alleged facts underlying those lawsuits. Practitioners... Read More

High Court Rules In Amgen Securities Class Action That Plaintiffs Not Required To Prove Materiality For Certification
Posted on 6 Mar 2013 by Kevin M. LaCroix

In a much anticipated ruling in the Amgen securities class action litigation, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 6-3 majority opinion written by Justice Ginsburg, held that a securities plaintiff is not required to prove that the allegedly misleading statements... Read More