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First Solar Inc. v. Mineworkers’ Pension Scheme

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-164 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether a private securities-fraud plaintiff may establish the critical element of loss causation based on a decline in the market price of a security where the event or disclosure that triggered the decline did not reveal the fraud on which the plaintiff’s claim is based.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 06 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 5, 2018)
Sep 05 2018Brief of respondents Mineworkers' Pension Scheme, et al. in opposition filed.
Sep 05 2018Brief amici curiae of Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, et al. filed.
Sep 19 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/5/2018.
Sep 19 2018Reply of petitioners First Solar, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 09 2018The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States. Justice Kavanaugh took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
 
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