Scienter Defenses in Securities Fraud Actions

LexisNexis Practical Guidance

James R. Carroll Eben P. Colby Michael S. Hines Alisha Q. Nanda Rene H. DuBois

Partners James Carroll, Eben Colby, Michael Hines and Alisha Nanda and associate Rene DuBois look at scienter-based claims in securities fraud class actions brought by private plaintiffs. The authors provide guidance on defending against these claims, including strategies defense counsel can employ at various stages of litigation.

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