Securities Cases To Watch In 2008

Law360, New York (December 20, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- With the subprime crisis wreaking havoc on the capital markets and a precedent-setting U.S. Supreme Court decision on the horizon, 2008 is already shaping up to be an important year for securities litigation.

Here are five cases to watch in 2008:

Stoneridge Investment Partners LLC v. Scientific-Atlanta Inc.


A U.S. trial court originally tossed the lawsuit in a decision that stated Supreme Court precedent restricted such suits to the primary violators of securities regulations.

The suit raises the question of whether a private party can...
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