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ChinaAgritechvResh
Case Explainer

China Agritech v. Resh (Argument March 26, 2018)

Resh wanted to file the third class action against China Agritech. But the time period had expired. Can Resh take advantage of a tolling (time-pausing) rule?

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CyanvBeaverCountyDecision
Case Explainer

Cyan v. Beaver County Employees Retirement Fund (Decision March 20, 2018)

The Supreme Court ruled the retirement fund’s class action can continue in state court, even though it’s based on federal law.

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DigitalRealtyTrustvSomers
Case Explainer

Digital Realty Trust v. Somers

Paul Somers was Vice President of Digital Realty Trust. He reported potential securities law violations to upper management, then got fired. Can Somers claim whistleblowing protection under Dodd-Frank?

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Cyan
Case Explainer

Cyan v. Beaver County Employees Retirement Fund (Argument Nov. 28, 2017)

Plaintiffs are shareholders of Cyan that accused the company of misleading in its securities filings. Can the plaintiffs’ case continue in state court, or will it be stopped by a policy that prevents “forum shopping”?

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Mapping Current Events

Legal Landscape of Laws Relating to Corporate Mergers

Learn about the history of government regulation of corporate mergers, along with some current examples.

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