• SECURITIES CLASS ACTION FILINGS
    2016 Year in Review

    Federal securities class action litigation filings rose to their highest level in 20 years, according to Securities Class Action Filings-2016 Year in Review, a report issued by Cornerstone Research and the Stanford Law School Securities Class Action Clearinghouse.
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  • SECURITIES CLASS ACTION FILINGS
    2016 Midyear Assessment

    Plaintiffs filed 119 new federal securities class action cases in the first half of 2016, a 17 percent increase over the last half of 2015. Federal filings of class actions involving mergers and acquisitions increased to 24 in the first half of 2016 -167 percent above the second half of 2015.
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  • SECURITIES CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENTS
    2015 Review and Analysis

    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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