638 F.3d 1072 (9th Cir. 2010), 09-35262, Simmonds v. Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC

Docket Nº:09-35262, 09-35280, 09-35282, 09-35285, 09-35286, 09-35288, 09-35289, 09-35290, 09-35292, 09-35293, 09-35297, 09-35300, 09-35301, 09-35302, 09-35303, 09-35306, 09-35307, 09-35308, 09-35309, 09-35310, 09-35312, 09-35313, 09-35314, 09-35315, 09-35316, 09-35317, 09-35318, 09-35320, 09-35321, 09-35322, 09-35323, 09-35324, 09-35325, 09-35326, 09-35328,
Citation:638 F.3d 1072
Opinion Judge:M. SMITH, Circuit Judge:
Party Name:Vanessa SIMMONDS, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. CREDIT SUISSE SECURITIES (USA) LLC; JPMorgan Chase & Co., a Delaware corporation, successor in interest to Hambrecht & Quist and Chase Securities Inc.; Bank of America Corporation, a Delaware corporation, successor in interest to Fleetboston Robertson Stephens, Inc.; Onvia Inc., a Delaware corporation forme
Attorney:Jeffrey I. Tilden and Mark A. Wilner, Gordon Tilden Thomas & Cordell L.L.P., Ian S. Birk, Keller Rohrback L.L.P., Seattle, WA; David M. Simmonds, Redmond, WA, for the plaintiff-appellant-cross-appellee. David H. Kistenbroker and Joni S. Jacobsen, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, Chicago, IL; Michael L...
Judge Panel:Before: SIDNEY R. THOMAS and MILAN D. SMITH, JR., Circuit Judges, and MICHAEL R. HOGAN, District Judge.[*] Opinion by Judge MILAN D. SMITH, JR.; Concurrence by Judge MILAN D. SMITH, JR. M. SMITH, Circuit Judge, specially concurring:
Case Date:December 02, 2010
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
 
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638 F.3d 1072 (9th Cir. 2010)

Vanessa SIMMONDS, Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

CREDIT SUISSE SECURITIES (USA) LLC; JPMorgan Chase & Co., a Delaware corporation, successor in interest to Hambrecht & Quist and Chase Securities Inc.; Bank of America Corporation, a Delaware corporation, successor in interest to Fleetboston Robertson Stephens, Inc.; Onvia Inc., a Delaware corporation formerly known as Onvia.com Inc.; Robertson Stephens, Inc.; J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., Defendants-Appellees.

In re Section 16(b) Litigation

Vanessa Simmonds, Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.; Foundry Networks Inc., Nominal Defendant, a Delaware corporation; Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith Incorporated; J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., Defendants-Appellees.

In re Section 16(b) Litigation

Vanessa Simmonds, Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc., Defendant,

and

Finisar Corporation, Nominal Defendant, a Delaware corporation; Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith Incorporated; J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., Defendants-Appellees.

In re Section 16(b) Litigation

Vanessa Simmonds, Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

Morgan Stanley & Co., Incorporated; Lehman Brothers, Inc.; Bank of America Corporation; Robertson Stephens, Inc.; Avanex Corporation, Defendants-Appellees.

In re Section 16(b) Litigation

Vanessa Simmonds, Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

Credit Suisse Group, a global bank headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland formerly known as Credit Suisse First Boston Corporation; Bank of America Corporation, a Delaware corporation, successor in interest to BancBoston Robertson Stephens, Inc.; Tivo Inc., Nominal Defendant, a Delaware corporation; Robertson Stephens, Inc., Defendants-Appellees.

In re Section 16(b) Litigation

Vanessa Simmonds, Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

Goldman Sachs & Co., a New York limited partnership; Bank of America Corporation, a Delaware corporation, successor in interest to FleetBoston Robertson Stephens, Inc.; Robertson Stephens Inc., a Massachusetts corporation, Defendants-Appellees,

and

Turnstone Systems, Inc., a Delaware corporation, Defendant.

In re Section 16(b) Litigation

Vanessa Simmonds, Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

Goldman Sachs & Co., " Goldman Sachs" ; Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, " Credit Suisse" formerly known as Credit Suisse First Boston Corporation; Bank of America Corporation, a Delaware corporation, successor in interest to BancBoston Robertson Stephens, Inc.; Robertson Stephens, Inc.; Juniper Networks Inc., Defendants-Appellees.

In re Section 16(b) Litigation

Vanessa Simmonds, Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

Morgan Stanley & Co., Incorporated; Deutsche Bank Securities, Inc.; Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated; Ariba Inc., Defendants-Appellees.

In re Section 16(b) Litigation

Vanessa Simmonds, Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

Morgan Stanley & Co., Incorporated; Citigroup Global Markets, Inc.; Akamai Technologies, Inc., Defendants-Appellees.

In re Section 16(b) Litigation

Vanessa Simmonds, Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

Goldman Sachs Group Inc., a Delaware corporation; JPMorgan Chase & Co., a Delaware corporation, successor in interest to Hambrecht & Quist LLC, Defendants,

and

Kana Software Inc., Nominal Defendant, a Delaware corporation formerly known as Kana Communications Inc.; Goldman Sachs & Co.; J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., Defendants-Appellees.

In re Section 16(b) Litigation

Vanessa Simmonds, Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

Morgan Stanley, a Delaware corporation, successor in interest to Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, Defendant,

and

Silicon Laboratories Inc., Nominal Defendant, a Delaware corporation; Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated; Lehman Brothers Inc.; Citigroup Global Markets, Inc., Defendants-Appellees,

James W. Giddens, Trustee for the Liquidation of the Business of Lehman Brothers Inc., Trustee-Appellee.

In re Section 16(b) Litigation

Vanessa Simmonds, Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

Goldman Sachs Group Inc., a Delaware corporation, Defendant,

and

Bank of America Corporation, a Delaware corporation, successor in interest to BancBoston Robertson Stephens, Inc.; Palm Inc., Nominal Defendant, a Delaware corporation; Goldman Sachs & Co.; Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated; Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith Incorporated; Robertson Stephens, Inc., Defendants-Appellees.

In re Section 16(b) Litigation

Vanessa Simmonds, Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Defendant,

and

Bank of America Corporation, a Delaware corporation, successor in interest to BancBoston Robertson Stephens, Inc.; Maxygen Inc., Nominal Defendant, a Delaware corporation; Goldman Sachs & Co.; Robertson Stephens, Inc., Defendants-Appellees.

In re Section 16(b) Litigation

Vanessa Simmonds, Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

Credit Suisse Group, a global bank headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland FKA Credit Suisse First Boston Corporation; Bank of America Corporation, a Delaware corporation, successor in interest to BancBoston Robertson Stephens, Inc.; Silicon Image, Inc., Nominal Defendant, a Delaware corporation; Robertson Stephens, Inc., Defendants-Appellees.

In re Section 16(b) Litigation

Vanessa Simmonds, Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

Goldman Sachs Group Inc., a Delaware corporation, Defendant,

and

Street.com Inc.; Goldman Sachs & Co.; J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., Defendants-Appellees.

In re Section 16(b) Litigation

Vanessa Simmonds, Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

Bank of America Corporation, a Delaware corporation, successor in interest to BancBoston Robertson Stephens, Inc.; Critical Path, Inc., Nominal Defendant, a California corporation; Robertson Stephens, Inc.; J.P. Morgan Securities, Inc., Defendants-Appellees.

In re Section 16(b) Litigation

Vanessa Simmonds, Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

Bank of America Corporation, a Delaware corporation, successor in interest to BancBoston Robertson Stephens, Inc.; Concur Technologies, Inc., a Delaware corporation; Robertson Stephens, Inc.; J.P. Morgan Securities, Inc., Defendants-Appellees.

In re Section 16(b) Litigation

Vanessa Simmonds, Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

Credit Suisse Group, a global bank headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland; Sourceforge, Inc., Nominal Defendant, a Delaware corporation, FKA VA Linux Systems, Inc.; Lehman Brothers, Inc., Defendants-Appellees,

James W. Giddens, Trustee for the Liquidation of the Business of Lehman Brothers, Inc., Trustee-Appellee.

In re Section 16(b) Litigation

Vanessa Simmonds, Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

Goldman Sachs & Co.; J.P. Morgan Securities, Inc.; Red Hat, Inc., a Delaware corporation, Defendants-Appellees.

In re Section 16(b) Litigation

Vanessa Simmonds, Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

Credit Suisse Group, a global bank headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland; Selectica, Inc., Nominal Defendant, a Delaware corporation, Defendants-Appellees.

In re Section 16(b) Litigation

Vanessa Simmonds, Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

Credit Suisse Group Securities (USA) LLC, a Delaware limited liability company; Bank of America Corporation, a Delaware corporation; Robertson Stephens, Inc., a Massachusetts corporation, Defendants-Appellees,

and

Interwoven, Inc., Defendant.

In re Section 16(b) Litigation

Vanessa Simmonds, Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

Morgan Stanley & Co., Incorporated; J.P. Morgan Securities, Inc.; Vignette Corporation, a Delaware corporation, Defendants-Appellees.

In re Section 16(b) Litigation

Vanessa Simmonds, Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

Morgan Stanley & Co., Incorporated; J.P. Morgan Securities, Inc.; Lehman Brothers, Inc.; Sycamore Networks, Inc., a Delaware corporation, Defendants-Appellees.

In re Section 16(b) Litigation

Vanessa Simmonds, Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

Credit Suisse Group Securities (USA) LLC, a Delaware limited liability company; Bank of America Corporation, a Delaware corporation; Robertson Stephens, Inc.; J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., a Delaware corporation, Defendants-Appellees,

and

Openwave Systems, Inc., a California corporation, Defendant.

In re Section 16(b) Litigation

Vanessa Simmonds, Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

Credit Suisse Group Securities (USA) LLC, a Delaware limited liability company; Bank of America Corporation, a Delaware corporation; Robertson Stephens, Inc., Defendants-Appellees,

and

Informatica Corporation, a Delaware corporation, Defendant.

In re Section 16(b) Litigation

Vanessa Simmonds, Plaintiff-Appellant,

Credit Suisse Group Securities (USA) LLC, a Delaware limited liability company; Bank of America Corporation, a Delaware corporation; Robertson Stephens, Inc., a Massachusetts corporation; Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, a Delaware corporation; Citigroup Global Markets Inc., a New York corporation, Defendants-Appellees,

and

Intersil Corporation, a Delaware corporation, Defendant.

In re Section 16(b) Litigation

Vanessa Simmonds, Plaintiff-Appellant,

Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Defendant,

and

Bank of America Corporation, a Delaware corporation, successor in interest to Fleetboston Robertson Stephens, Inc.; Sonus Networks Inc., a Delaware corporation; Goldman Sachs & Co.; Lehman Brothers Inc.; Robertson Stephens, Inc.; J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., Defendants-Appellees,

James W. Giddens, Trustee for the Liquidation of the Business of Lehman Brothers Inc., Trustee-Appellee.

In re Section 16(b) Litigation

Vanessa Simmonds, Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

Morgan Stanley & Co., Incorporated; J.P. Morgan Securities, Inc., a Delaware corporation; Lehman Brothers, Inc., a Delaware corporation, Defendants-Appellees,

and

Avici Systems, Inc., a Delaware corporation, Defendant.

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