Month: April 2016

The predicate for many securities class actions is the fraud-on-the-market theory, adopted by the Supreme Court in Basic, Inc. v. Levinson, 485 U.S. 224 (1988). There the Court held that a securities law plaintiff could invoke a rebuttable presumption of …

Class Certification: Halliburton II and Basic Read More »

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Investment fund fraud and Ponzi schemes have become a staple of SEC enforcement. The investment fraud schemes often cross from securities into other areas such as the currency markets. In such instances either the CFTC or the U.S. Attorney may …

Forex Investment Scheme Results in Criminal Charges Read More »

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