securities

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Respondent Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds’ (“Connecticut Retirement”) purchased securities offered by petitioner Amgen, Inc. (“Amgen”), a biotechnology company that manufactures pharmaceutical drugs. See Connecticut Retirement Plans and...

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This case arose out of the 2008 collapse of Respondent Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. (“Lehman Brothers”). See In Re Lehman Bros. Securities and ERISA Litigation, 799 F. Supp. 2d 258, 264 (S.D.N.Y. 2011). Lehman Brothers was a large investment bank,...

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Congress enacted the Securities Act of 1933 (“Securities Act”) to regulate the securities industry after the 1929 stock market crash. Brief for Petitioners, Cyan, Inc., et al. at 2. The Securities Act allows securities acquirers to sue securities...

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In an action for securities fraud under Securities and Exchange Commission Rule 10b-5, a plaintiff must show (1) that he or she relied upon a defendant’s material misstatement or omission in buying or selling the security and (2) that the misstatement...

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Valley View Downs, LP (“Valley View”) sought to develop a “racino,” which would offer horse racing and casino entertainment in Pennsylvania. FTI Consulting, Inc. v. Merit Management Group, LP, 541 B.R. 850, 852 (N.D. Ill. 2015). To operate a racino,...

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Appealed from the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (Jan. 11, 2010)

Oral argument: Mar. 29, 2010

SUBJECT MATTER JURISDICTION, SECURITIES, COMITY, FOREIGN TRANSACTIONS

Respondent...

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Petitioner Omnicare is a large pharmaceutical care services provider operating in Canada and the United States. See Ind. State Dist. Council, et al. v. Omnicare, Inc., et al., 719 F.3d 498, 500 (6th Cir. 2013). Omnicare engaged in a public offering of...

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On September 1, 2011, Bassam Yacoub Salman was indicted for his involvement in an insider trading scheme involving members of his extended family. United States v. Salman, 792 F.3d 1, 3–7 (9th Cir. 2015). Specifically, the government charged Salman...

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The Securities Act was Congress's opening shot in the war on securities fraud. Congress primarily targeted the issuers of securities. Companies which issue securities (called issuers) seek to raise money to fund new projects or investments or to expand...

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Charter Communications is a publicly traded cable company that provides digital services to millions of personal and business customers throughout the country. Brief for Petitioner at 4. In order to provide these services, Charter contracts with...