Robin A. Achen

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  • Litigation
     
    University University of Southern California, B.A., magna cum laude, 2009
     
    Law SchoolHarvard Law School, J.D., 2012
     
    Admitted2012, California; U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
     
    Biography

    Robin Achen is an associate in the Business Trials Practice Group in the firm's Los Angeles office.

    Articles

    Corporate & Securities Law Blog Articles

    · "Eighth Circuit Applies Negligence Standard to SEC Enforcement Claims for Violations of Section 14(a) and Rules 14a-9, 13b2-1 and 13b2-2," August 26, 2013

    · "United States Supreme Court Decides Question of Corporate Liability Under Alien Tort Statute On Broader Grounds," April 25, 2013

    · "Second Circuit Reverses Dismissal of Section 11 and 12(a)(2) Claims, Holding that Plaintiff's Allegations Were Sufficient to Plead a Reasonable Inference of Misrepresentations in a Prospectus," March 11, 2013

    · "Ninth Circuit Applies Heightened Twombly/Iqbal Pleading Standard to Allegations of Tracing in a Section 11 Claim," January 8, 2012

     
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    Courts Still Searching for Sweet Spot in “Evaporated Cane Juice” Cases: Confusion Over Applicability of Primary Jurisdiction to ECJ Claims Continues
    Robin A. Achen, June 11, 2014
    May 2014 was an active month for evaporated cane juice (“ECJ”) litigation in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Six courts issued opinions that involved the application of the primary jurisdiction doctrine to ECJ claims. The primary jurisdiction doctrine...

    Sweet(ener) Confusion: Court Divide Over Role of Primary Jurisdiction Doctrine in “Evaporated Cane Juice” Cases Grows
    Robin A. Achen, April 22, 2014
    In Swearingen v. Santa Cruz Natural, Inc., No. C 13-04291 (N.D. Cal. April 2, 2014), Judge Illston of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California granted defendant’s motion to dismiss based on the primary jurisdiction doctrine. The court held that the determination of the...

    United States Supreme Court Resolves Circuit Split and Narrows Scope of SLUSA
    Robin A. Achen,John P. Stigi, March 10, 2014
    In Chadbourne & Parke LLP v. Troice, Nos. 12-79, 12-86 and 12-88, 2014 U.S. LEXIS 1644 (U.S. Feb. 26, 2014), the Supreme Court of the United States resolved a split in the circuits regarding whether alleged misrepresentations were made “in connection with the purchase or sale of a covered...

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    Robin A. Achen

    Forty-Third Floor, 333 South Hope Street
    Los AngelesCA 90071-1448




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