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SimpsonThacherLogoSecurities Law Alert, January 2013

Simpson Thacher
January 31, 2013
19 pages

In this Issue:

  • The Second Circuit Holds That Section 16(b) Does Not Apply to an Insider’s Purchase and Sale of Different Types of Stock in the Same Company
  • The Ninth Circuit Addresses the Standard for Pleading That Aftermarket Purchases Are Traceable to a Particular Offering for Purposes of a Section 11 Claim
  • The Ninth Circuit Holds That SLUSA Does Not Preclude Class Actions Alleging Breach of a Variable Life Insurance Contract
  • The Ninth Circuit Reinstates a Securities Fraud Class Action against VeriFone Based on a Holistic Evaluation of the Scienter Allegations
  • The Middle District of Tennessee Dismisses a Securities Fraud Action against Biomimetic Therapeutics in an Opinion of Interest to Life Sciences Companies
  • The Delaware Supreme Court Holds That a Large Stockholder Was Entitled to Opt Out of a Shareholder Class Action Settlement
  • The First Department Dismisses a Securities-Related Common Law Fraud Action against Porsche on Forum Non Conveniens Grounds

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