The D&O Diary

The D&O Diary

A PERIODIC JOURNAL CONTAINING ITEMS OF INTEREST FROM THE WORLD OF DIRECTORS & OFFICERS LIABILITY, WITH OCCASIONAL COMMENTARY

Tag Archives: Reverse Merger Companies

First Dismissal Motion Denial in Chinese Reverse Merger Securities Case

Posted in Securities Litigation
According to Cornerstone Research’s recently released mid-year 2011 securities litigation report (here), during the 18 months ending on June 30, 2011, there were a total of 37 securities class action lawsuit filings involving U.S. listed Chinese companies, 33 of which obtained their U.S. listing by way of a “reverse merger” a publicly traded shell company. … Continue Reading

Guest Post: Claims Against China-Based Reverse Merger Companies: A Tempest in a Teapot of Gunpowder Green Tea?

Posted in International D & O
As numerous commentators have noted, one of the most distinctive litigation developments over the last twelve months has been the emergence of U.S. securities litigation against Chinese companies that obtained their listings on U.S. exchanges that a “reverse merger” with a publicly traded U.S. shell company.   Given the prominence of these issues, I am … Continue Reading