Tag Archives: Tolling

U.S. Supreme Court: Equitable Tolling Does Not Allow Follow-On Class Claims Outside of the Limitations Period

In the latest of several recent high court decisions addressing the questions of statutes of limitations and related questions of tolling, on June 11, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held that equitable tolling principles do not apply to toll … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Supreme Court Weighs Whether To Extend American Pipe Tolling

Noelle Reed Austin Winniford Caroline Van Zile As I noted at the time, in December 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court granted cert in China Agritech Inc. v. Resh to take up the question of whether the prior filing of a … Continue reading

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Justices, counsel debate boundaries of American Pipe tolling

By Anne Sherry, J.D.The Supreme Court heard oral argument on whether American Pipe tolling permits follow-on class actions after the statutory limitations period has run. In the view of the hopeful plaintiffs, tolling permits individual claims, and individuals have access … Continue reading

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When Is Enough Enough? SCOTUS to Consider the Scope of American Pipe’s Tolling Doctrine

Over 40 years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously decided the landmark case American Pipe & Construction Co. v. Utah, 414 U.S. 538 (1974), which held that the filing of a class action complaint tolls the statute of limitations for … Continue reading

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This Term, Supreme Court Will Decide Scope of Equitable Tolling under Exchange Act Short-Swing Trading Provision Two-Year Limitations Period

The Supreme Court will decide in the upcoming 2011-2012 term whether and under what circumstances the two-year time limit for bringing an action to recover insider short-swing trading profits pursuant to Section 16(b) of the Securities Exchange Act may be … Continue reading

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