Wendy Gerwick Couture

University of Idaho College of Law

Professor of Law

PO Box 83720

Boise, ID 83720-0051

United States

http://www.uidaho.edu/law/people/faculty/wgcouture

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (34)

1.

White Collar Crime's Gray Area: The Anomaly of Criminalizing Conduct Not Civilly Actionable

Albany Law Review, Vol. 72, p. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 07 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2011
Wendy Gerwick Couture
University of Idaho College of Law
Downloads 358 (84,745)

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white collar crime, civil-criminal divide, securities regulation

2.

Securities Regulation of Alternative Litigation Finance

Securities Regulation Law Journal, Vol. 42, p. 5, 2014
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2014
Wendy Gerwick Couture
University of Idaho College of Law
Downloads 324 (94,842)

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Securities Regulation, Alternative Litigation Finance, Litigation Funding, Investment Contract, Howey

3.

The PSLRA Discovery Stay Meets Complex Litigation: Five Questions Answered

Securities Regulation Law Journal, Vol. 42, p. 243, 2014
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2014
Wendy Gerwick Couture
University of Idaho College of Law
Downloads 238 (131,458)

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Securities Litigation, PSLRA, Discovery Stay, Complex Litigation, Civil Procedure

4.

Criminal Securities Fraud and the Lower Materiality Standard

Securities Regulation Law Journal, Vol. 41, p. 77, 2013.
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2013
Wendy Gerwick Couture
University of Idaho College of Law
Downloads 196 (158,353)

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White Collar Crime, Securities Fraud, Insider Trading, Materiality

5.

Around the World of Securities Fraud in 80 Motions to Dismiss

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, Vol. 45, p. 553, 2014
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2014
Wendy Gerwick Couture
University of Idaho College of Law
Downloads 193 (160,600)

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Securities Fraud, Motions to Dismiss, Class Actions, PSLRA, Scienter, Materiality, Puffery

6.

False Statements of Belief as Securities Fraud

Securities Regulation Law Review, Vol. 43, p. 351, 2015
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2016
Wendy Gerwick Couture
University of Idaho College of Law
Downloads 172 (178,005)

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Securities Fraud, Opinions, Omnicare

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Opinions Actionable as Securities Fraud

Louisiana Law Review, Vol. 73, p. 381, 2013
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 20 May 2012 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2013
Wendy Gerwick Couture
University of Idaho College of Law
Downloads 119 (239,816)

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Securities Fraud, Securities Regulation, Securities Litigation, Opinions, Defamation

8.

The Collision Between the First Amendment and Securities Fraud

Alabama Law Review, Vol. 65, p. 903, 2014
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 07 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2014
Wendy Gerwick Couture
University of Idaho College of Law
Downloads 110 (253,865)

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securities regulation, securities litigation, securities fraud, First Amendment, defamation

9.

Price Fraud

Baylor Law Review, Vol. 63, p. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 31 Mar 2011
Wendy Gerwick Couture
University of Idaho College of Law
Downloads 100 (271,084)

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Securities Fraud, Securities Pricing, Financial Crisis, Bubble

10.

Materiality and a Theory of Legal Circularity

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law, Vol. 17, p. 453, 2015
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 22 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2015
Wendy Gerwick Couture
University of Idaho College of Law
Downloads 94 (282,225)

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Securities Regulation, Securities Fraud, Materiality, Circularity, Self-Fufilling Prophecy, Rule of Law

11.

Answering Halliburton II's Unanswered Question: Burdens of Production and Persuasion on Price Impact at Class Certification

Securities Regulation Law Journal, Vol. 43, p. 167, 2015
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2015
Wendy Gerwick Couture
University of Idaho College of Law
Downloads 93 (284,216)

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Securities Litigation, Class Actions, Fraud-on-the-Market Presumption of Reliance, Price Impact, Halliburton, Wal-Mart, Federal Rule of Evidence 301, McDonnell Douglas

12.

Mixed Statements: The Safe Harbor's Rocky Shore

Securities Regulation Law Journal, Vol. 39, p. 257, 2011
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 Dec 2011
Wendy Gerwick Couture
University of Idaho College of Law
Downloads 83 (305,265)

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securities litigation, forward-looking statements, safe harbor, Private Securities Litigation Reform Act

13.

The Evolutionary Biology of Fungi and Fraud

John Marshall Law Journal, Vol. V, p.85, 2011
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 May 2011 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2011
Wendy Gerwick Couture and B. Clifford Gerwick
University of Idaho College of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 79 (314,356)

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mail fraud, wire fraud, white collar crime, legislation

14.

Prosecuting Securities Fraud Under Section 17(a)(2)

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, Vol. 50, p. 669, 2019
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2019
Wendy Gerwick Couture
University of Idaho College of Law
Downloads 78 (316,695)

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Securities Regulation, Securities Litigation, Securities Fraud, White Collar Crime

15.

Citing Counsel's Opinion About the Merits of Legal Proceedings in SEC Filings

Securities Regulation Law Journal, Vol. 46, p. 117, 2018
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Sep 2018
Wendy Gerwick Couture
University of Idaho College of Law
Downloads 72 (331,460)

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Securities Regulation, Securities and Exchange Commission, Disclosure, Legal Proceedings, Securities Fraud

16.

Securities Regulation as Gap-Filler: The Example of Hydraulic Fracturing

Securities Regulation Law Journal, Vol. 41, p. 207, 2013.
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2013
Wendy Gerwick Couture
University of Idaho College of Law
Downloads 70 (336,747)

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Securities Regulation, Disclosure, Proxy Access, Regulation, Natural Resources, Oil and Gas

17.

The Falsity-Scienter Inference

Securities Regulation Law Journal, Vol. 40, p. 303, 2012
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 03 Sep 2012
Wendy Gerwick Couture
University of Idaho College of Law
Downloads 70 (336,747)

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Securities Regulation, Securities Litigation, Scienter, Falsity, Pleading

18.

The Securities Acts' Treatment of Notes Maturing in Less than Nine Months: A Solution to the Enigma

Securities Regulation Law Journal, Vol. 31, p. 496, 2003
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 29 Mar 2011
Wendy Gerwick Couture
University of Idaho College of Law
Downloads 66 (347,467)

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Security, Registration, Note, Commercial Paper, Family Resemblance Test

19.

Cyan, Reverse-Erie, and the PSLRA Discovery Stay in State Court

Securities Regulation Law Journal, Vol. 47, p. 21, 2019
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 29 May 2019
Wendy Gerwick Couture
University of Idaho College of Law
Downloads 64 (353,083)

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Securities Litigation, PSLRA, Discovery Stay, Preemption, Reverse-Erie

20.

RICO 2.0: State RICO Statutes in Opt-Out Securities Litigation

Securities Regulation Law Journal, Vol. 44, p. 51, 2016
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2016
Wendy Gerwick Couture
University of Idaho College of Law
Downloads 58 (370,866)

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Securities Regulation, Securities Litigation, Racketeering, RICO, Opt-Out Litigation

21.

The End of the Vexatiousness Rationale

Securities Regulation Law Journal, Vol. 41, p. 301, 2013.
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2014
Wendy Gerwick Couture
University of Idaho College of Law
Downloads 55 (380,481)

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Securities Regulation, Securities Litigation, Policy, Class Actions, Fraud-on-the-Market Presumption of Reliance

22.

Professor Alan R. Bromberg and the Scholarly Role of the Treatise

SMU Law Review, Vol. 68, p. 703, 2015
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2016
Wendy Gerwick Couture
University of Idaho College of Law
Downloads 53 (386,917)

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Securities Fraud, Legal Scholarship, Role of Treatises

23.

Rest in Peace, Rule 505

Securities Regulation Law Journal, Vol. 45, p. 133, 2017
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2017
Wendy Gerwick Couture
University of Idaho College of Law
Downloads 52 (390,240)

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Securities Regulation, Regulation D, SEC, Exemptions from Registration

24.

The Bank Bailout: A License for Sovereign Securities Fraud

Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 33, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 29 Mar 2011
Wendy Gerwick Couture
University of Idaho College of Law
Downloads 49 (400,454)

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Securities, Insider Trading, Bank Bailout

25.

Class Action Tolling, Federal Common Law, and Securities Statutes of Repose: A Recommendation

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, Vol. 45, p. 525, 2015
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2015
Wendy Gerwick Couture
University of Idaho College of Law
Downloads 44 (418,507)

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Securities Class Actions, Statutes of Repose, Class Action Tolling, American Pipe, IndyMac

26.

Conley v. Gibson’s ‘No Set of Facts’ Test: Neither Cancer Nor Cure

Penn State Law Review – Penn Statim, Vol. 114, p. 19, 2010
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 29 Mar 2011
Wendy Gerwick Couture
University of Idaho College of Law
Downloads 44 (418,507)

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Pleading, Factual Sufficiency, Legal Sufficiency, Twombly, Iqbal, Conley

27.

Loud Rules

Pepperdine Law Review, Vol. 34, p. 715, 2007
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 Mar 2011
Wendy Gerwick Couture and David Coale
University of Idaho College of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 43 (422,308)

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Holding, Dicta, Sanctions, Inherent Power

28.

The Risk of Regulatory Arbitrage: A Response to Securities Regulation in Virtual Space

74 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. Online 234 (2018)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 17 Feb 2018
Wendy Gerwick Couture
University of Idaho College of Law
Downloads 42 (426,051)

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securities regulation, investment contract, howey, context clause, weaver

29.

Optimal Issuer Disclosure of Opinions

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 86, p.587, 2018
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 18 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2019
Wendy Gerwick Couture
University of Idaho College of Law
Downloads 38 (442,244)

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Securities Regulation, Securities Litigation, Disclosure, Omnicare

30.

Data Set Appendix: Around the World of Securities Fraud in 80 Motions to Dismiss

Number of pages: 80 Posted: 03 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2014
Wendy Gerwick Couture
University of Idaho College of Law
Downloads 34 (459,243)

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Securities Fraud, Motions to Dismiss, Class Actions, PSLRA, Scienter, Materiality

31.

Price Impact Possibilities

Securities Regulation Law Journal, Vol. 44, p. 255, 2016
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 17 May 2017
Wendy Gerwick Couture
University of Idaho College of Law
Downloads 33 (463,719)

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Securities Fraud, Reliance, Fraud-on-the-Market, Price Impact, Basic, Halliburton

32.

Texas Gulf Sulphur: A Case Study on Responding to Market Rumors

SMU Law Review, Vol. 71, p. 675, 2018
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2018
Wendy Gerwick Couture
University of Idaho College of Law
Downloads 32 (468,305)

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Texas Gulf Sulphur, Securities Regulation, Market Rumors, Disclosure

33.

A Glass-Half-Empty Approach to Securities Regulation

Maryland Law Review, Vol. 76, p. 360, 2017
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 18 May 2017
Wendy Gerwick Couture
University of Idaho College of Law
Downloads 24 (510,098)

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Securities Regulation, Securities Litigation, Registration, Exemptions, Disclosure

34.

Data Set Appendix: Optimal Issuer Disclosure of Opinions

in Optimal Issuer Disclosure of Opinions, __ U. CIN. L. REV. __ (2018 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 855 Posted: 23 Jan 2018
Wendy Gerwick Couture
University of Idaho College of Law
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Securities Regulation, Securities Litigation, Disclosure, Omnicare