Robin A. Achen


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    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

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


    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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    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...

    Second Circuit Holds Delaware Fiduciary Duty Law Preempted By Federal Interest In Fiscal Stability
    Robin A. Achen,John P. Stigi, February 7, 2014
    In Starr International Co. v. Federal Reserve Bank of New York , No. 12-5022-cv, 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 1770 (2d. Cir. Jan. 29, 2014), the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed the dismissal of claims against the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (“FRBNY”) for...

    Suits Brought by State AGs Alone Not “Mass Actions”: SCOTUS Sides With 4th, 7th, and 9th Circuits in Clarifying CAFA’s Mass Action Requirements
    Robin A. Achen, January 27, 2014
    In Mississippi ex rel. Hood v. AU Optronics Corp., No. 12-1036, 2014 U.S. LEXIS 645 (Jan. 14, 2014) the Supreme Court of the United States addressed the circuit split that arose after the 5th Circuit Court of Appeal’s holding in Louisiana ex rel. Caldwell v. Allstate Ins. Co., 536 F.3d 418...

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