In Ashland, Inc. v. Oppenheimer, No. 10-5305 (6th Cir. July 28, 2011).pdf, the Sixth Circuit eschewed the checklist of non-exhaustive factors set forth in Helwig v. Vencor Inc., 251 F.3d 540, 552 (6th Cir. 2001).pdf, for analyzing scienter in securities-fraud cases.  Instead, the Sixth Circuit, in an opinion by Judge Cook, followed the “holistic” approach … Continue Reading