Month: September 2012

The New Term: The Supreme Court Faces Conflicting Currents In Securities Litigation

The first Monday in October is the opening day of the new Supreme Court term. In recent years the Court has heard a number of securities cases, considering issues regarding class certification in Erica P. John Fund v. Halliburton, 131

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This Week In Securities Litigation (Week ending September 28, 2012)

As the end of the government fiscal year approaches, the Commission filed several significant actions. Two involved Goldman Sachs and a former employee in a pay-to-play scheme centered on political contributions and business in the municipal markets. A significant market

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