Credit Suisse Securities v. Simmonds
|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Nov 29, 2011
|Mar 26, 2012||8-0||Scalia||OT 2011|
Holding: Normal equitable tolling principles apply to the statute of limitations for lawsuits under § 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Section 16(a) requires corporate insiders to disclose personal transactions involving the corporation’s securities.
Judgment: Vacated and remanded, 8-0, in an opinion by Justice Scalia on March 26, 2012. The Chief Justice took no part in the consideration or decision of this case.
- Opinion analysis: Occupying the “reasonable middle ground” on tolling of insider trading claims (Steven Kaufhold)
- Argument recap: A middle ground on tolling of insider trading claims? (Steven Kaufhold)
- Argument preview: Tolling the statute of limitations for insider trading claims (Steven Kaufhold)
Briefs and Documents
Merits Briefs for Petitioners
Amicus Briefs in Support of the Petitioners
Amicus Brief in Support of Neither Party
Merits Briefs for the Respondent