Petitions of the day

Petitions of the dayThe petitions of the day are: Holtz v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. 16-1536 Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is among the counsel to the petitioner in this case. Issue: Whether, and when, a party is properly held to be “alleging” a “misrepresentation or omission of a material fact” […]

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Petitions of the day

The petitions of the day are:

16-1536
Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is among the counsel to the petitioner in this case.

Issue: Whether, and when, a party is properly held to be “alleging” a “misrepresentation or omission of a material fact” within the meaning of the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act of 1998, 15 U.S.C. § 78bb(f)(1)(A).

16-1541

Issue: Whether the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act of 1998, 15 U.S.C. § 78bb(f)(1)(A), requires dismissing with prejudice a class action complaint for breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty under state law, when the plaintiff’s claims are not predicated on a “misrepresentation or omission of material fact.”

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