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A federal judge in Manhattan on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit by investors that accused nine large banks, including six from Canada, of conspiring to manipulate a Canadian rate benchmark to improve profits from derivatives trading. Click here to read the full article.
Two U. S. law firms have filed a lawsuit against Danske Bank on behalf of institutional investors over a 200 billion euro ($227 billion) money laundering scandal. Grant & Eisenhofer P. A. and DRRT filed the lawsuit in Copenhagen on behalf of investors from 19 countries, asserting “fraud claims stemming from a massive Russian money-laundering scheme and multi-year cover-up by Denmark’s largest bank and its senior leadership.” Click here to read the full article.
Steinhoff International Holdings NV plans to dig deeper into the accounting misdeeds that brought the retailing giant to its knees as it seeks to get to the bottom of some $7.4 billion in fictitious or improper deals. Click here to read the full article.
One year ago, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act of 1998 neither ended concurrent jurisdiction over class actions alleging only Securities Act claims, nor authorized removing those actions to federal court. The unanimous opinion in Cyan Inc. v. Beaver County Employees Retirement Fund affirmed a Ninth Circuit decision and resolved a circuit split over SLUSA’s effect. Among the (unsuccessful) arguments favoring reversal was a prediction that plaintiffs would inundate state courts with Securities Act class actions if concurrent jurisdiction continued. The court gave it short shrift. But time might bear out the argument. Click here to read the full article (subscription may be needed).
Embattled wealth company IOOF is facing a shareholder class action over its alleged failure to inform shareholders about its fallout with the regulator over the alleged breach of superannuation laws. The shareholder class action, led by former Maurice Blackburn partner Damian Scattini, now with Quinn Emanuel, and backed by US-based litigation funder Regency Group, is expected to be filed within weeks. Click here to read the full article (subscription may be needed).
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