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The Shifting Raison D’Être of the Rule 10b-5 Private Right of Action

Edward Elgar Publishing, Research Handbook on Representative Shareholder Litigation, edited by Sean Griffith, Jessica Erickson, David H. Webber, and Verity Winship 2017, Forthcoming

Vanderbilt Law Research Paper

24 Pages Posted: 28 May 2017 Last revised: 3 Aug 2017

Amanda M. Rose

Vanderbilt University - Law School

Date Written: January 1, 2017

Abstract

This is a draft chapter that has been accepted for publication by Edward Elgar Publishing in the forthcoming book Research Handbook on Representative Shareholder Litigation edited by Sean Griffith, Jessica Erickson, David H. Webber, and Verity Winship and due to be published in 2017. It offers a historical and theoretical context for understanding the voluminous body of scholarship examining the contemporary social function of private Rule 10b-5 enforcement.

Keywords: Rule 10b-5, shareholder litigation, securities fraud, deterrence, compensation, class action, corporate governance

Suggested Citation

Rose, Amanda M., The Shifting Raison D’Être of the Rule 10b-5 Private Right of Action (January 1, 2017). Edward Elgar Publishing, Research Handbook on Representative Shareholder Litigation, edited by Sean Griffith, Jessica Erickson, David H. Webber, and Verity Winship 2017, Forthcoming; Vanderbilt Law Research Paper. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2975578

Amanda Rose (Contact Author)

Vanderbilt University - Law School ( email )

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