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- The Aftermath Of The 1995 Securities Reform Act. Sawyer, Steve; Ballowe, Bill // Insurance Advocate;5/6/2002, Vol. 113 Issue 17, p32
Presents an analysis of the impact of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act in the U.S., which took effect on December 22, 1995, intended to reduce the number of frivolous lawsuits filed by professional plaintiffs.
- Company may be liable for death caused by security guard. // American Machinist;Jul2002, Vol. 146 Issue 7, p67
Reports on the case filed against Youngstown Security Patrol Inc. and Grief Brothers Corp. by the mother of security guard Derrell Pussey in Youngstown, Ohio. Decision of the court; Investigation on the death Pussey; Need for security agencies to supply firearms to security guards.
- Hand over documents, judge tells Goodyear. Moore, Miles // Tire Business;7/22/2002, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p3
Reports the ordered release of disputed documents from Goodyear by Superior Court judge in New Jersey. Details on the triumph for free speech and consumer safety involving the Goodyear Load Range E tires; Information on the proprietary nature of materials; cause of the accident.
- Insurers Wait As IPO Cases Mount. Sclafane, Susanne // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;11/12/2001, Vol. 105 Issue 46, p10
Discusses the impact of lawsuits against securities underwriters of initial public offerings (IPO) on professional liability insurers and directors and officers insurers in the United States. Explanation on IPO tie-in/laddering claims; Overview of an article on the December 6, 2001 issue of the...
- West Virginia High Court Throws Roadblock In Front of Lottery Bond Plans. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;5/19/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31638, p6
In a decision that could delay West Virginia's plans to issue more than $200 million of lottery-backed revenue bonds for development projects, the state Supreme Court ruled that members of the West Virginia Economic development Grant Committee were unconstitutionally appointed, but upheld its...
- Georgia Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against County's Planned COP Sale. DeSue, Tedra // Bond Buyer;9/23/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31725, p4
Reports on the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by taxpayer Jean Bauerbrand against Jackson County's proposed sale of certificates of participation in Altanta, Georgia. Details of the case; Absence of conflict of interest; Assessment of the summary judgment.
- Takeover Defenses in the Shadow of the Pill: A Critique of the Scientific Evidence. Coates IV, John C. // Texas Law Review;Dec2000, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p271
Examines the effect of adopting poison pills and other structural takeover defenses in Texas law. Information on pill adoptions and the shadow pill; Possible wealth effects of poison pills; Types of shark repellants; Conclusion.
- REMOVAL OF SECURITIES ACT OF 1933 CLAIMS AFTER SLUSA: WHAT CONGRESS CHANGED, AND WHAT IT LEFT ALONE. Costa, Jordan A. // St. John's Law Review;Fall2004, Vol. 78 Issue 4, p1193
Discusses the removal of the Securities Act in the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act of U.S. Overview of the removal jurisdiction under the Federal Securities Laws; Information on the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995; Effect of the removal of the Securities Act on the...
- News. // Asset Securitization Report;4/22/2002, Vol. 2 Issue 16, p1
Reports developments related to the securities industry in the U.S. as of April 2002. Lawsuit filed against the executives of UBS Warburgs company for downloading propriety information from the former firm; Resignation of Bill Demchak, global head of structured finance and credit portfolio of...