Tag Archives: Securities Fraud

June 23, 2014 United States Supreme Court opinions

Loughrin v United States Loughrin was charged with several counts of bank fraud under 18 USC 1344(2). He argued that the government must prove he intended to defraud a federally chartered bank and not the merchant he wrote forged checks … Continue reading

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May 7, 2014 4th Circuit published opinion

Prousalis v Moore Prousalis sought habeas relief arguing the conduct underlying is securities fraud conviction was no longer criminal. The district court denied his petition. The panel, with one judge concurring in result, affirmed. The majority held that the case … Continue reading

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March 7, 2014 4th Circuit published opinion

Yates v Municipal Mortgage & Equity, LLC Yates and other sued Municipal under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 alleging securities fraud stemming from a change in accounting standards and eth lengthy process … Continue reading

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February 26, 2014 United States Supreme Court opinions

Chadbourne & Parke LLP v Troice Troice and other victims of a Ponzi scheme sued Chadbourne and other entities and individuals under state law. The district court concluded the suits were bared by 15 USC 78bb(f)(1) and dismissed. The 5th … Continue reading

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February 27, 2013 United States Supreme Court opinions

Amgen, Inc. v Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds   Funds brought a class action securities fraud on the market suit against Amgen arguing Amgen failed to disclose problems with two of its drugs thus leading to a fall in share … Continue reading

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South Carolina Supreme Court Decisions Issued Today (2/29/12)

The South Carolina Supreme Court published three opinions this morning.  They are as follows:   State v. Sterling The Court affirmed Sterling’s conviction for securities fraud under S.C. Code of Law Section 35-1-501(3).  Sterling was charged with securities fraud, making … Continue reading

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