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SRM Global Master Fund Limited Partnership v. The Bear Stearns Companies LLC

Petition for certiorari denied on June 27, 2017
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-372 2d Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2016

Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is among the counsel to the petitioner in this case.

Issue: Whether the timely filing of a putative class action serves, under American Pipe & Construction Co. v. Utah, to satisfy the five-year period of repose in 28 U.S.C. ยง 1658(b)(2) applicable to fraud claims under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, with respect to the claims of the class members.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 22 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 24, 2016)
Oct 17 2016Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 7, 2016.
Nov 7 2016Brief of respondents Bear Stearns Companies LLC, et al. in opposition filed.
Dec 7 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 6, 2017.
Dec 7 2016Reply of petitioner SRM Global Master Fund Limited Partnership filed. (Distributed)
Jan 9 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 13, 2017.
Jun 26 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 26, 2017.
Jun 27 2017Petition DENIED.