Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

On Monday morning the court hears oral argument in Lucia v. Securities and Exchange Commission. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday morning the court also hears oral argument in Pereira v. Sessions. Jennifer Chacon has our preview.
On Monday afternoon the court hears oral argument in Chavez-Meza v. United States. Susan Klein has our preview.

Briefly Mentioned :

Briefly Noted :

The Supreme Court will release orders from the April 20 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday at 10 a.m.

Credit Suisse Securities v. Simmonds

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-1261 9th Cir. Nov 29, 2011
Tr.Aud.
Mar 26, 2012 8-0 Scalia OT 2011

Holding: Normal equitable tolling principles apply to the statute of limitations for lawsuits under § 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Section 16(a) requires corporate insiders to disclose personal transactions involving the corporation’s securities.

Judgment: Vacated and remanded, 8-0, in an opinion by Justice Scalia on March 26, 2012. The Chief Justice took no part in the consideration or decision of this case.

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