Daily Archives: November 26, 2008, 11:59 pm

Securities Docket News Wire for Nov. 26, 2008

Federal court in Denver gives prelim. approval to $445 million Qwest securities class action settlement. http://is.gd/9cOO # Alberta regulator accuses CV Technologies executive of insider trading. http://is.gd/9cmH # Surge in International Insider Trading Cases Continues. http://tinyurl.com/5skavt # Brookfield Multiplex obtains injunction derailing Australian class action over funders’ failure to register. http://tinyurl.com/5hota6 # Former AIG exec Joseph Cassano under investigation for…

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You Know You Want This!

Securities Docket is closing in on 300 email subscribers and 200 members of the Securities Litigation and Enforcement Group on LinkedIn.  In the Thanksgiving spirit, we will send one of these irresistibly fine Securities Docket coffee mugs to the two readers who bring us to 300 and 200, respectively. Thanks! Join the Securities Litigation and Enforcement Group on LinkedIn

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Political “Shoving Match” in North Carolina Rebuts Lead Plaintiff Presumption in Freddie Mac Case

On Monday, US Judge John F. Kennan of the SDNY appointed Central States, Southeast and Southwest Areas Pension Fund as lead plaintiff and Coughlin Stoia as lead counsel in the securities class action against Freddie Mac pending in that court.  Central States beat out the City of Austin Police Retirement System and Richard H. Moore, Treasurer and Sole Trustee of…

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Larry Treece Joins Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck in Denver

Lawrence “Larry” W. Treece has joined Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck as a shareholder in its Denver office. Treece joins the firm’s litigation department, and his practice focuses on antitrust matters, alternative dispute resolution, class action suits, and commercial and securities litigation. In an announcement last week, Bruce James, managing partner and CEO of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, described Treece as…

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