Month: September 2011

THIS WEEK IN SECURITIES LITIGATION (September 30, 2011)

Current market volatility was addressed this week when the Commission announced that the exchanges and FINRA would be filing updated circuit breaker rules. In addition, the staff issued an Alert regarding the use of sub-accounts in market manipulations, money laundering,

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JANUS, PRIMARY LIABILITY AND SCHEME LIABILITY

The distinction between primary and secondary liability has been repeatedly litigated in securities damage cases, and to a lesser extent in SEC enforcement actions, since the Supreme Court handed down its decision in Central Bank of Denver v. First Interstate

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