• SECURITIES CLASS ACTION FILINGS
    2017 Year in Review

    The number of federal securities class action lawsuits filed in 2017 reached a record high for the second straight year, according to a new report issued by Cornerstone Research and the Stanford Law School Securities Class Action Clearinghouse. The jump was spurred by a sharp increase in lawsuits targeting mergers and acquisitions.
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  • SECURITIES CLASS ACTION FILINGS
    2017 Midyear Assessment

    Federal class action securities fraud filings hit a record pace in the first half of 2017. Over the past six months, plaintiffs initiated 226 securities fraud class actions in federal court, more than in any equivalent period since enactment of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (PSLRA).
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  • SECURITIES CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENTS
    2016 Review and Analysis

    Securities Class Action Settlements Continue Upward Trend in 2016 with Record Number of Mega Settlements The $6 billion total in approved settlements almost doubles the previous year’s amount.
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