Tag Archives: class actions

The Facts, Ma’am, Just the Facts: A Brief and Succinct Overview of the Case Against Trump University

FRANCO FURMANSKI—As the Presidential Primaries reach their deciding stages, this year’s drama-filled election process will only get more chaotic—especially on the Republican side. A particularly interesting political ploy used by trailing GOP candidates against the current leader—Donald Trump—involves a class action suit (well, actually two class action suits) filed by individuals who signed up for […]

How Close a “Connection” is Required to File a State-Law Securities Fraud Class Action Lawsuit?

BY ERIN FITZGERALD — On October 7, 2013, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Chadbourne & Parke LLP v. Samuel Troice, in which the Court is expected to clarify the scope of preclusion under the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act (“SLUSA”) of state-law securities fraud class actions.  Chadbourne, representing three consolidated cases arising from […]