Halliburton class action News

Supreme Court Sides with Halliburton in Securities Class Action Certification Case

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday imposed new curbs on securities class action lawsuits filed by investors against publicly traded companies while declining to overturn a key precedent that favors plaintiffs in such cases. The court held on a 9-0 …

Supreme Court Justices Tackle Rules for Class Actions

U.S. Supreme Court justices sought a middle ground to preserve class-action shareholder lawsuits as they heard a case testing the legal rules that have fostered thousands of cases over the past quarter century. Hearing arguments yesterday in Washington, the justices …

Halliburton Supreme Court Case Could Curb Securities Fraud Class Actions

A quarter-century after the U.S. Supreme Court opened the era of class action shareholder litigation, the justices may be poised to shut it down. The court will hear arguments March 5 on a Halliburton Co. appeal targeting the legal doctrine …