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Paul, Weiss is widely recognized as having one of the nation’s preeminent securities litigation and regulatory practices. For two decades, our lawyers have guided global corporations and financial institutions through a series of “bet-the-company” securities-related crises, consistently reducing or eliminating their most damaging claims and negotiating favorable resolutions.

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Update: Mitigating Securities Litigation Risks Related to the Coronavirus

As an update to our earlier alert, “Mitigating Securities Litigation Risks Related to the Coronavirus,” we look at key takeaways from the first two securities fraud class action filings related to COVID-19 disclosures and outline additional steps companies can take to mitigate the risks associated with COVID-19-linked shareholder litigation.  

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Client News

ExxonMobil Prevails in Landmark $1.6 Billion Trial Over Climate Change Disclosures

Paul, Weiss won a complete defense victory for ExxonMobil in the first climate-change case to be tried to a verdict.

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SEC Charges Company with COVID-19-Related Securities Fraud, Reaffirming its Focus on Public Statements and Disclosures Relating to COVID-19

The SEC recently brought its first enforcement action arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic. The action reaffirms the Commission’s laser focus on companies’ statements concerning, and responses to, the pandemic. 

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Federal District Court Determines That Pharmaceutical Company Has No Standalone Obligation to Disclose Interim FDA Feedback on Form 483

A federal district court dismissed a putative securities class action lawsuit against Nabriva Therapeutics and several of its officers alleging that the company had fraudulently misled investors about its prospects for getting FDA approval for its new drug, CONTEPO.

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Client News

Magistrate Judge Recommends Dismissal of Securities Claims Against Vince Holding Corporation and Sun Capital Partners

Paul, Weiss secured a victory for luxury apparel company Vince Holding Corporation, certain current and former officers and directors, and its majority owner Sun Capital Partners in a pair of securities class actions.

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Client News

Paul, Weiss Wins Dismissal of Securities Class Action Against Ericsson

Paul, Weiss secured the dismissal of a putative securities class action brought against our clients Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson and various Ericsson executives relating to Ericsson’s accounting for various long-term service contracts.

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Client News

Paul, Weiss Wins Dismissal of Securities Claims Against CBS Lead Independent Director Arising From Former CEO’s Alleged Sexual Misconduct

Paul, Weiss secured a major victory for Bruce Gordon, the former lead independent director of the board of CBS Corporation, in a putative securities class action arising from former CEO and Chairman Leslie Moonves’ and others’ sexual misconduct.

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Publications

Mitigating Securities Litigation Risks Related to the Coronavirus

The spread of coronavirus has disrupted global businesses and triggered severe U.S. stock market declines. These events raise the risk that shareholders will convert these stock drops into litigation. We address the securities litigation risks and suggest steps companies may decide to take to mitigate these risks.

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Client News

Paul, Weiss Wins Dismissal of Securities Class Action Against Oaktree

Paul, Weiss secured the dismissal, with prejudice, of a putative securities class action brought against our client Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. relating to Oaktree’s investment in Tribune Media Company.

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Client News

Summary Judgment Granted to Citco Two Weeks Prior to Trial

Paul, Weiss, acting on behalf of The Citco Group Limited and three Citco affiliates, secured summary judgment on all remaining claims brought against Citco in a case pending in federal court in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 

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The Impact of CalPERS v. ANZ Securities on Securities Litigation

In CalPERS v. ANZ Securities, the Supreme Court ruled that the filing of a class action does not toll the Securities Act’s three-year statute of repose. 

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Client News

Meridian Bioscience Wins Dismissal of Securities Class Action

Paul, Weiss secured the dismissal of a putative securities class action against our client Meridian Bioscience, an Ohio-based life science company.

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