Opinion in Refco Appeal Affirms Dismissal of Liability Claims Against Mayer Brown

In an opinion filed April 27, the Second Circuit affirmed the dismissal by the Southern District of New York of securities liability charges in Pacific Management Co. v. Mayer Brown LLP, No. 09-1619-cv (2d Cir.). Rejecting the Securities and Exchange … Continue reading

ACC Amicus Brief in Refco Appeal Opposes Liability Theory’s Threat to Transactional/Securities Lawyers

ACC filed an amicus brief on September 16th in the Second Circuit urging the court to reject the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) arguments in Pacific Management Co. v. Mayer Brown LLP, No. 09-1619-cv (2d Cir.). ACC argues the SEC’s … Continue reading