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Thomas O. Gorman On This Week In Securities Litigation - April 29

As the jury considers the fate of Raja Rajaratnam in the largest insider trading case brought in years, the Commission continued to implement Dodd-Frank, issuing more proposed rules. The Supreme Court heard oral argument this week in a case which may significantly impact the class certification process...

This Week In Securities Litigation - Second Supreme Court Ruling This Term Favors Plaintiffs In Securities Class Actions

The Supreme Court handed its second ruling this Term which favors plaintiffs in securities class actions. What may well be the most important securities decision by the Court this term has yet to be decided. SEC enforcement brought additional insider trading cases this week. The Commission also settled...

The Week In Securities Litigation: A New Direction For Securities Enforcement Actions?

Changes at the top of the SEC and the DOJ's criminal division may signal a new direction for securities enforcement actions. Former U.S. Attorney Mary Jo White was nominated by the President to be SEC Chairman. At the same time Lanny Breuer, Assistant Attorney General in charge of DOJ's Criminal...