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Wharf Holdings Ltd. v. United International Holdings

Docket No.: 00-347
Argued: March 21, 2001
Decided: May 21, 2001

Topics:

Securities Act of 1933, the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, or the Williams Act, Economic Activity, Federal Regulation of Securities, ADA, Internal Revenue Code, Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, Section 1983, abuse of discretion, qualified immunity

Petitioner: Wharf Holdings Ltd.
Respondent: United International Holdings

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE TENTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 210 F.3d 1207
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


532 U.S. 588 (2001)
Question:

Does an oral agreement to grant an option to buy stock, while secretly intending not to honor the option, violate the Securities Exchange Act of 1934?

Wharf Holdings Ltd. v. United International Holdings
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 21, 2001

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for United International Holdings, 0 vote(s) against

Wharf Holdings Ltd. v. United International Holdings
Case Documents

1Opinion in Wharf Holdings Ltd. v. United International Holdings
2Opinion in Wharf Holdings Ltd. v. United International Holdings
Additional documents for this case are pending review.