Tag Archives: Causation

Supreme Court Rules on Causation Standard Applicable to Maritime Injuries

The Sky's the limit. Or so says Chief Justice Roberts who, in dissent, thought that injured rairoad workers should have to show that their injuries were proximately caused by their employers. The Supreme Court rejected that interpretation of the statute … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Reverses Fifth Circuit in Halliburton Case; Proof of Loss Causation Not Required At Class Certification Stage

As many observers had expected, the U.S. Supreme Court has reversed the Fifth Circuit's opinion in the Halliburton case. In a brief June 6, 2011 opinion from Chief Justice John Roberts, writing for a unanimous court, the Court held that … Continue reading

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The Loss Causation Loophole

An interesting issue, which has generated a district court split, is whether securities class actions can be brought against a mutual fund based on misstatements about the fund's investment objective and holdings. Mutual funds have argued that it is impossible… … Continue reading

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The Hurdle of “Loss Causation”

Loss causation is one of the elements that have to be satisfied in a securities fraud action under ยง 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act and Rule 10b-5. [1] The Supreme Court in Dura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Broud, set up… … Continue reading

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Anti-dumping, injury and causation: Case T-107/04

Alright then, back to the serious stuff. Very serious stuff in fact. It is about time we ventured together into the frightening jungle of anti-dumping. The Court of First Instance has handed down an important judgment in Case T-107/04 Aluminium… … Continue reading

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