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Judge Crotty on Foreign Entanglements

Yulia Tymoshenko is the former prime minister of the Ukraine, and was one its most successful businesswomen, reportedly making a fortune in the natural gas industry. Today, however, she is serving a seven year prison sentence in the Ukraine for abuse of power and for working against the Ukraine’s interests while in office by agreeing … Continue Reading

Judge Crotty Dismisses Negligence Based Securities Claims Against Barclays Despite Losses of £30 Billion

Several of our posts (here, here and here) have discussed the challenges in asserting fraud claims under Section 10(b) of the 1934 Securities Exchange Act.  But, it’s not easy to bring negligence and strict liability claims under Section 11 and 12(a)(2) of the 1933 Securities Act either, as Judge Crotty points out in a clear and crisp opinion … Continue Reading