Yes-No Signs

False opinions

Giving a knowingly false opinion about a public company can expose the company and its insiders to liability for securities fraud under federal law.

But what about an opinion that they truly believe but for which they have a flimsy basis?

The Supreme Court held today that the lack of rigor may indeed

Yesterday, the Supreme Court peppered Merck's lawyer with hot questions.  Before he started, at least, the advocate likely harbored hope that he could convince Their Honors that the two-year statute of limitations under 28 U.S.C. 1658(b) starts running before the plaintiff could have alleged enough facts to survive a motion to dismiss under the tough pleading standards of Bell Atl. Corp.