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Erica P. John Fund, Inc v. Halliburton Co. Securities Class Action: Loss Causation And Class Certification
Posted on 25 Jan 2011 by Thomas O. Gorman

In Halliburton , the Supreme Court is deciding "Whether, in a private action under Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 . . . a plaintiff who invokes the fraud-on-the market presumption of reliance must prove loss causation in order... Read More

The Week in Securities Litigation: Martoma Enters Not Guilty Plea In Insider Trading Case
Posted on 8 Jan 2013 by Thomas O. Gorman

In this holiday shortened first week of the year, one of the most significant current cases moved forward with the entry of a not guilty plea by Mathew Martoma to insider trading charges. Mr. Martoma is the latest person charged in the on-going insider... Read More

Thomas O. Gorman On This Week In Securities Litigation (May 20, 2011)
Posted on 20 May 2011 by Thomas O. Gorman

This week SEC Enforcement continued to implement its new cooperation initiatives, moving forward from the spectacle of the Stanford testimony last week and the past. The Commission executed its first deferred prosecution agreement. The fact that it resolved... Read More

Thomas O. Gorman On This Week In Securities Litigation (May 27, 2011)
Posted on 28 May 2011 by Thomas O. Gorman

The Commission issued it controversial new Dodd-Frank whistleblower rules by a 3 to 2 vote this week. Many critics claim the rules will undermine corporate compliance programs. Insider trading is the key theme this week. Insider trading on Capitol... Read More