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Third Circuit Approves Nationwide Certification in De Beers Diamond Antitrust Settlement Class

In Sullivan v. DB Investments, Inc. (“Sullivan II”), No. 08-2784, 2011 U.S. App. LEXIS 25185 (3d Cir. Dec. 20, 2011) (en banc), the Third Circuit reinstated the district court’s certification of a nationwide class settlement comprising indirect and direct purchasers … Continue reading

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Supreme Court to Review Fifth Circuit’s Halliburton Decision Requiring Securities Fraud Plaintiffs to Prove Loss Causation as a Condition of Class Certification

As reported on January 7, 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear an appeal from the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision in Erica P. John Fund Inc v. Halliburton, No. 09-1403 that, for a lawsuit to proceed as a … Continue reading

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