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    Approved settlements in 2015 increased to 80 cases, reversing several years of relatively low numbers. Settlements over $100 million led a rise in total dollars, which increased 184 percent over the historic low in 2014.
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  • SECURITIES CLASS ACTION FILINGS
    2015 Year in Review

    Securities Class Action Filings Rebound to Highest Levels Since 2008. Federal securities class action litigation rose to 189 filings in 2015, an 11 percent increase over 2014 levels.
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    2015 Midyear Assessment

    Plaintiffs brought 85 new federal class action securities cases in the first half of 2015, compared with 92 in the second half of 2014. The number of filings in the first six months of 2015 remained 10 percent below the semiannual average of 94 observed between 1997 and 2014.
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