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Manhattan U.S. Attorney Prevails in Securities Fraud, RICO Case
Posted on 24 Mar 2015 by Thomas O. Gorman

The SEC has brought a series of investment fund fraud and Ponzi schemes. Indeed, the Commission has brought so many of these cases in recent years they have become a staple. None of those cases, however, involved securities fraud tied to an investment... Read More

Sutherland Alert: Summary Judgment Granted for Defendant in Certified Deferred Annuity Class Action
Posted on 19 Oct 2010 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

by Steuart H. Thomsen, Phillip E. Stano, Evan J. Taylor In a substantial victory for deferred annuity issuers, Judge Claudia Wilken of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on October 6, 2010, granted Defendant's motion... Read More

Morrison, RICO and Extraterritorial Reach
Posted on 5 May 2014 by Thomas O. Gorman

In the wake of Morrison v. National Australia Bank Ltd., 130 S. Ct. 2869 (2010) [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to subscribers ], a critical question has been whether a statute has extraterritorial reach. In Morrison the Court... Read More