scienter

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In February 2015, the technology companies Emulex Corporation (“Emulex”) and Avago Technologies Wireless Manufacturing, Inc. (“Avago”) announced that they would be merging. Varjabedian v. Emulex Corp. at 401. In accordance with the merger agreement,...

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Between October 22, 2003 and February 6, 2004, Respondent James Siracusano bought thousands of shares in Petitioner Matrixx Initiatives Inc. (“Matrixx”). See Siracusano v. Matrixx Initiatives...

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Oral argument: Jan. 10, 2010

Appealed from: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (Oct. 28, 2009)

SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT, ADVERSE EVENT REPORTS, MATERIALITY, SCIENTER, STATISTICAL SIGNIFICANCE

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Under 28 U.S.C. § 1658, claims of “fraud, deceit, manipulation or contrivance” concerning the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 can be made either “[two] years after the discovery of the facts constituting the violation,” or “[five] years after...

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Oral argument: Nov. 30, 2009

Appealed from: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (Sept. 9, 2008)

SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT, STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS, SCIENTER, Section 10(b)

Under 28 U.S.C. § 1658(b), a plaintiff must file a...