We are all used to seeing securities class action lawsuit alleging that the defendants made misrepresentations or omissions in SEC filings, press releases, or in public statements. But how about in a corporate blog post? In a very interesting December 23, 2015 opinion in the Rocket Fuel securities class action lawsuit in which she mostly granted the defendants’ motions to dismiss, Northern District of California Judge Phyllis Hamilton held that certain allegedly misleading statements made in a post on the company’s website were actionable under the federal securities laws….
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