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In re Life Partners Holdings Inc.

United States Fifth Circuit
Securities Law, Bankruptcy Law
In the bankruptcy proceeding of an investment business that had committed securities fraud, revived some of the bankruptcy trustee's claims against...
05/31/2019 17-11477

Lampkin v. UBS Financial Services, Inc.

United States Fifth Circuit
Securities Law
Held that shareholders could not proceed with claims against a brokerage company relating to the collapse of the energy firm Enron in 2001. Affirmed...
05/24/2019 17-20608

Janvey v. GMAG, L.L.C.

United States Fifth Circuit
Securities Law
On rehearing, vacated the original opinion in this case and substituted an order certifying a question to the Texas Supreme Court concerning the...
05/24/2019 17-11526

Fresno County Employees' Retirement Association v. Isaacson/Weaver Family Trust

United States Second Circuit
Securities Law, Class Actions, Attorney's Fees
Rejected an objecting class member's challenge to the amount of attorney fees awarded to a law firm that represented the class in a shareholder...
05/23/2019 17‐2662

Masel v. Villarreal

United States Fifth Circuit
Securities Law, Health Law
Revived a neurosurgeon's claim that a businessperson induced him to go into a medical business together by making material misrepresentations in...
05/15/2019 18-40499

Lowinger v. Oberhelman

United States Seventh Circuit
Securities Law
Affirmed the dismissal of a shareholder derivative lawsuit. Held that the shareholders failed to adequately allege that the company's board of...
05/09/2019 18‐1863

BOKF, NA v. Estes

United States Ninth Circuit
Securities Law, Banking Law, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration
In a dispute between a bank and bondholders, held that not every entity that engages in municipal securities dealer activities is a "municipal...
05/02/2019 18-15369

In re Latitude Solutions, Inc.

United States Fifth Circuit
Securities Law, Bankruptcy Law, Corporation & Enterprise Law
In a lawsuit that a bankruptcy trustee brought against officers and directors of the debtor company and others who allegedly participated in a...
04/30/2019 18-10382

US v. Baker

United States Fifth Circuit
Securities Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
In an amended opinion, affirmed the conviction of a former chief executive officer on securities fraud and related charges stemming from a scheme to...
04/26/2019 17-51034

Troice v. Greenberg Traurig L.L.P.

United States Fifth Circuit
Securities Law, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Legal Malpractice
Held that investors could not proceed with a lawsuit accusing an attorney of being complicit in a client's Ponzi scheme. The attorney had immunity...
04/17/2019 17-11464