Deadline Looms for Class Action Lawsuit vs. Heartland Advisors
- Heartland's Devalued Funds Prompt Third Suit; Two More in the Pipeline. Fine, Jacob // Bond Buyer;11/08/2000, Vol. 334 Issue 31013, p7
Reports that the law firm Schiffrin & Barroway filed a class action claim against Heartland Advisors Inc. Lawsuit filed in behalf of shareholders in Heartland's high-yield funds who suffered significant declines in asset value; Other law firms that plan to file class action lawsuits against...
- Judge Appoints Lead Plaintiff Group vs. Heartland. Fine, Jacob // Bond Buyer;04/02/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31109, p45
Reports that a group led by Walter T. Kirkbride, former chief investment officer of Conseco Risk Management Inc., was appointed lead plaintiff in a United States-based class action lawsuit brought against Heartland Advisors Inc. Justification for the appointment of Kirkbride's group as the lead...
- More Heartland Woes as It Battles Outflows, New Competition. Fine, Jacob // Bond Buyer;04/25/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31125, p23
Highlights the challenges facing Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based Heartland Advisors Inc. in 2001. Markdowns of Heartland's high-yield funds; Strong Capital Management Inc.'s launch of a state-specific, Wisconsin tax-free fund.
- The Global Settlement and You. Foxman, Alan J. // On Wall Street;Jul2003, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p67
Answers questions on legal issues concerning brokers. Information on how brokers can protect themselves from class-action lawsuits; Details on cases involving conflicts of interest; Discussion on the issue of confidentiality.
- Cause and Effect. // Plan Adviser;Jul2011, p8
The author discusses class action litigation involving 401(k) retirement plan fees and expenses. She mentions that investment providers usually receive complaints associated with their fiduciary duties and implementation of administrative fees. In response, plaintiffs usually claim that...
- News Flash. // Money Management Executive;7/19/2004, Vol. 12 Issue 28, p4
The article reports on developments related to various companies in the U.S. The Securities and Exchange Commission reportedly may soon charge Fremont Investment Advisors Inc. and an ex- employee for late trading and market timing. Investors have filed a class-action suit against Salomon Smith...
- Revenue-sharing suit filed. Burr, Barry B. // Pensions & Investments;11/27/2006, Vol. 34 Issue 24, p2
The article states that Orange County Sheriff Kevin Beary, a Florida county 457(b) deferred compensation plan sponsor, filed a class-action suit against Nationwide Life Insurance Co. and two affiliates on November 15, 2006, seeking restitution of revenue-sharing payments from mutual funds and...
- Furnace makers target plastic vent pipe failures. Mader, Robert P. // Contractor Magazine;Jun97, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p1
Reports on a lawsuit filed in Massachusetts against several manufacturers of plastic vent pipes by a number of furnace makers. Furnace manufacturers' claims against the manufacturers of these pipes; Charges of the lawsuit.
- Courts Challenged On Approval Of Class Action Suit Certifications Despite Geographic Diversities. // Insurance Advocate;3/31/2003, Vol. 114 Issue 13, p20
Reports on the efforts of Washington Legal Foundation to induce the Oklahoma Supreme Court to limit the certification of class action lawsuits despite geographic diversities. Application of the Michigan Law; Avoidance of the trial judge in unmanageability problem.