February 5, 2009

Around The Web

A few items of interest from around the web.

(1) Securities Docket has a guest column on group litigation in the United Kingdom and how it contrasts to the U.S. system.

(2) The D&O Diary has an analysis of 2008 securities class actions against life sciences companies.

(3) The New York Law Journal has a column (subscrip. req'd) on the Second Circuit's recent decision holding that an investment advisor does not have standing to bring a securities case in a representative capacity on behalf of its clients. The decision is W.R. Huff Asset Management Co. LLC v. Deloitte & Touche LLP, 549 F.3d 100 (2d Cir. 2008) and the author notes that its reasoning is applicable to the selection of lead plaintiffs in securities class actions.

Posted by Lyle Roberts at February 5, 2009 10:33 PM | TrackBack
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