Despite all of the fanfare leading up to the oral argument in the Stoneridge (a.k.a. Charter Communications) case on scheme liability, the aftermath has been quite subdued. That may be because the post-argument consensus (at least in the blogosphere) is that the plaintiff investors have no chance of obtaining a reversal. On exactly what basis the court will decide against them, however, is still the subject of debate. Summaries and predictions can be found at Securities Law Prof Blog.