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ESOPs’ Fables: On Winning Wars but Losing Battles

As the end of the Supreme Court term approached, decisions came down fast and furious. Last week’s big decisions, at least around our nerdish water cooler, were Halliburton and Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer. (Yes, we know that there were

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Halliburton Decided! World Does Not End

This morning the Supreme Court released its highly-anticipated decision in Hallburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc.  As we (and, to be fair, others) predicted after the oral argument, the Court did not have the appetite to overturn Basic

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No Silver Lining for Plaintiffs as J.P. Morgan Defeats Silver Market Manipulation Suit

History has shown that large class action cases often follow government investigations the way that the lamb followed Mary to school that day.  Sometimes, however, those investigations die and Mary gets lost and brings her little lamb to the slaughterhouse. 

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