The D&O Diary

The D&O Diary

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Supreme Court Grants Cert in Stanford Ponzi Scheme Cases to Consider SLUSA Preclusion

Posted in Securities Litigation
In a January 18, 2013 order (here), the U.S. Supreme Court granted a writ of certiorari to hear the appeals of three separate petitioners in cases arising out of the Ponzi scheme of R. Allen Stanford. The petitioners are two former law firms for the Stanford International Bank and an insurance brokerage that allegedly was … Continue Reading