Tag Archives: PSLRA

Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Whether State Courts Retain Jurisdiction for IPO Securities Suits

In a June 27, 2017 order (here), the United States Supreme Court granted the petition of Cyan, Inc. for a writ of certiorari to consider the question of whether or not state courts retain concurrent jurisdiction for liability lawsuits under the ’33 Act, or whether as a result of changes to the relevant statutes under … Continue Reading

Guest Post: Court of Appeals Warns Against Complacency in the PSLRA’s Safe Harbor

One of the most important ways a company can try to avoid potential liability under the federal securities laws is to incorporate precautionary disclosure in its public statements and regulatory filings. However, in a June 23, 2015 decision in In re Harman International Industries Securities Litigation (here), the D.C. Circuit provided a reminder to companies … Continue Reading

Tellabs 7th Circuit Redux: Why it Matters

In a decision noteworthy both for the prominence of the case and for the implications of its analysis, the Seventh Circuit, hearing the Makor Issues & Rights Ltd. v. Tellabs Incorporated case on remand from the U.S. Supreme Court, has once again reversed the district court’s dismissal of the case. The Supreme Court, in its … Continue Reading
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