Securities Plaintiffs Pursuing Crypto, Banking and High-Dollar-Value Cases in 2023, According to Cornerstone Research Report
Cornerstone Research (a top consulting and expert testimony firm) recently issued its highly anticipated midyear report on securities class action filings. The report examines recent trends in securities class action filings and provides insights about the types of cases filed, maximum dollar loss (MDL) amounts, and the impact of recent […]
As 2023 reached its midpoint, Cooley’s securities litigation + enforcement practice continued its track record of obtaining victories for clients while serving as thought leaders on issues impacting the securities litigation and enforcement landscape. Below, we’ve rounded up key insights and developments from our team over recent months.
The US Supreme Court unanimously ruled that a shareholder suing under Section 11 of the Securities Act of 1933 must demonstrate that their shares are traceable to the allegedly misleading registration statement – a holding that will limit the scope of lawsuits brought by investors who purchase shares from companies […]
The Supreme Court heard oral argument on Monday in Slack Technologies v. Pirani, which presents the question of whether shareholders in a direct listing have standing to sue under Sections 11 and 12 of the Securities Act of 1933. As we discussed in a previous post, the Ninth Circuit held […]
On December 13, 2022, the US Supreme Court granted Slack’s petition for a writ of certiorari, which urged the Court to review the Ninth Circuit’s ruling that shareholders in a direct listing have standing to sue under Sections 11 and 12 of the Securities Act of 1933. The Court’s opinion […]
On September 20, 2021, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued its much anticipated decision in Pirani v. Slack Technologies, Inc., which raised the novel question (a question of first impression, according to the panel) of whether shareholders lack standing to sue under Sections 11 and […]