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U.S. Supreme Court Upholds the Fraud-on-the-Market Doctrine

Posted on: June 23rd, 2014 by Keith Dubanevich

On June 23, 2014, the U.S. Supreme court issued its opinion in Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc. and upheld the fraud-on-the-market doctrine.  The doctrine sets forth that the market, including Wall Street analysts and other professional investors, reviews the material public information about the company and sets the price for a security based on that information. Read more…

Supreme Court Hears Case About Material Misstatements

Posted on: November 12th, 2012 by Nadine Gartner

In a previous post, we discussed that the Supreme Court had granted certiorari in Amgen Inc. v. Connecticut Retirement Plans.  The Court heard that case on Monday, November 5, 2012. Read more…

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