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Archive for March 30th, 2010

It’s been a while since his last posting, but Vancouver, B.C. attorney Ward Branch’s latest entry on Class Actions in Canada has been worth the wait.  He has a synopsis on what appears to be every Canadian class action decision of note in recent memory.  If you’re looking to get up to date on the Canadian class action scene, don’t miss it.

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The United States Supreme Court heard oral argument Monday in the foreign cubed securities class action Morrison v. National Australia Bank, Ltd., Case No. 08-1191.  A copy of the transcript is available on the Court’s website.

Professor Hannah L. Buxbaum, Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law at Bloomington, has written an excellent guest post on The Conglomerate recapping the oral argument and analyzing the bright-line test proposed by the respondents for determining when U.S. courts can exercise jurisdiction over a dispute involving securities traded on a foreign exchange.

For a summary of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals decision below, see this October 28, 2008 CAB entry.

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