Law360 – Unmasking Confidential Witnesses?

    View Authors June 2010

    In this June 23, 2010 article from Law360 Squire Sanders partner Joseph C. Weinstein and principal Joseph P. Rodgers discuss the treatment of confidential witnesses in securities law jurisprudence. The article describes some recent cases in district and circuit courts, and points out the implications of the outcomes. Though “confidential witness allegations will continue to be severely scrutinized,” whether courts will allow depositions for the sake of accuracy and the sufficiency of a complaint remains undecided.

    Reprinted with permission from Portfolio Media, Inc., publisher of Law360.