How They Won It: Weil's Paper Trail To India Saves Satyam

Law360, New York (February 21, 2013, 8:47 PM EST) -- To convince a New York federal judge to make a nuanced application of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark Morrison decision in a securities class action arising from Satyam Computer Services Ltd.’s infamous $1.5 billion accounting scandal, attorneys for Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP followed a paper trail to India.

A team of Weil attorneys led by partners Irwin H. Warren and Miranda S. Schiller convinced U.S. District Judge Barbara S. Jones that the 2010 Morrison decision, which found that the Securities Exchange Act does not apply...
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