2010 Year in Review: Selected Federal Securities Litigation Developments

January 31, 2011

Morgan Lewis's third annual review of selected decisions from the United States Courts of Appeal addressing private actions under the federal securities laws.

The review summarizes key decisions analyzing claims by private litigants under Sections 10(b), 14(a), 16, 20(a), and 20(A) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Sections 11, 12, and 15 of the Securities Act of 1933.

This year the review includes 55 opinions, organized by topic and, within each topic, by circuit, addressing scienter, causation, reliance, class certification, materiality, SLUSA/CAFA, statutes of limitation, and several other miscellaneous topics.

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