Legal Articles: Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP

 







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Adobe PDFWho Can You Trust? The Failure of RMBS Trustees to Protect Investors
Bernstein Litowitz Berger Grossmann LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 25, 2014, previously published on Summer 2014
In the aftermath of the largest financial crisis since the Great Depression, investors in residential mortgagebacked securities (“RMBS”) who sustained billions of dollars in losses are still trying to figure out who is legally responsible for the mess. Naturally, the banks that...

 

Adobe PDFHalliburton II: A Triumph for Investors’ Rights and Market Integrity
Thomas C. Goldstein; Bernstein Litowitz Berger Grossmann LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 25, 2014, previously published on Summer 2014
In an important victory for investors’ rights in Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc. (Halliburton II), the United States Supreme Court reaffirmed on June 23, 2014 that investors are entitled to rely on the integrity of the prices of securities that are traded in well-developed...

 

Adobe PDFInvestors Can Toll the Dutch Statute of Limitations with a Simple Letter
Flip Wijers; Bernstein Litowitz Berger Grossmann LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 24, 2014, previously published on Summer 2014
In the early 2000s, a massive accounting scandal at Dutch international supermarket chain Royal Ahold N.V. (“Ahold”) shocked the global investment community and resulted in criminal and civil charges being filed in the Netherlands and the U.S. Almost a decade later, a Dutch shareholder...

 

Adobe PDFFive Years Later, No Criminals?
Bernstein Litowitz Berger Grossmann LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 24, 2014, previously published on Summer 2014
Judge Jed S. Rakoff recently delivered a powerful speech at the New York City Bar Association addressing corporate accountability after the 2008 financial crisis. The number of high-level executives criminally prosecuted for fraud related to the crisis is zero. Even though the U.S. federal...

 

HTMLMississippi PERS v. Indymac - Prominent Pension Funds Band Together to Support Amicus Curiae Brief in the U.S. Supreme Court
Bernstein Litowitz Berger Grossmann LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 10, 2014, previously published on May 29, 2014
With broad support from the institutional investor community, an amicus curiae ("friend of the Court") brief was filed yesterday with the U.S. Supreme Court in Public Employees' Retirement System of Mississippi v. IndyMac MBS, Inc. The brief - which was supported by more than forty public...