Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Seth P. Waxman , Washington, DC, for Petitioners.
David C. Frederick , Washington, DC, for Respondents.
Melissa Arbus Sherry , for the United States as amicus curiae, by special leave of the Court, supporting the Respondent.
Noah A. Levine , Wilmer Cutler Pickering , Hale and Dorr LLP, New York, NY, Steven O. Kramer , John P. Stigi III , John M. Landry , Jonathan D. Moss , Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP, Los Angeles, CA, Seth P. Waxman , Counsel of Record, Louis R. Cohen , Andrew N. Vollmer , Daniel S. Volchok , Weili J. Shaw , Wilmer Cutler Pickering , Hale and Dorr LLP, Washington, DC, for Petitioners.
Edward Labaton , Jonathan M. Plasse , Christopher J. McDonald , Labaton Sucharow LLP, New York, NY, David C. Frederick , Counsel of Record, Derek T. Ho , Emily T.P. Rosen , Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, P.L.L.C., Washington, DC, for Respondent.
Supreme Court of United States.
Justice GINSBURG delivered the opinion of the Court.
This case involves a securities-fraud complaint filed by Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds (Connecticut Retirement) against biotechnology company Amgen Inc. and several of its officers (collectively, Amgen). Seeking class-action certification under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23, Connecticut Retirement invoked the "fraud-on-the-market" presumption endorsed by this Court in Basic Inc. v. Levinson...
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