Bricklayers and Trowel Trades International Pension Fund v. Credit Suisse First Boston

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Bricklayers and Trowel Trades International Pension Fund v. Credit Suisse First Boston
2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 4566
US
Federal Court
Massachusetts
United States District Court
Scott Hakala (plaintiffs)
Gorton

Summary

District court strike’s expert event study, purporting to support a “fraud on the market theory,” for “flouting” accepted methodology, including “cherry-picking” the event dates and failing to account for confounding factors.
Bricklayers and Trowel Trades International Pension Fund v. Credit Suisse First Boston
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District court strike’s expert event study, purporting to support a “fraud on the market theory,” for “flouting” accepted methodology, including “cherry-picking” the event dates and failing to account for confounding factors.

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