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- Securities Act impact may be overstated. Sclafane, Susanne // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;08/03/98, Vol. 102 Issue 31, p4
Highlights the criticisms against the Securities Litigation Uniform Standard Act of 1997, a bill that sets uniform national standards for class-action shareholder suits involving nationally-traded securities. United States House of Representatives' approval of the bill; Problem concerning...
- JUDGES ARE APPLYING THE BRAKES TO THE ACCELERATING NUMBER OF CLASS ACTION SECURITIES FRAUD LAWSUITS. Palin, Mark T.; Howson, Christine E. // Orange County Business Journal;10/15/2001, Vol. 24 Issue 42, p8
Reports on an increase in the number of companies in California that are being sued in federal class action securities fraud lawsuits as of October 2001. Growth of the economic incentive to file such lawsuits; Greater judicial skepticism toward such types of litigation; Federal court judges'...
- Strike suits set a new record in 1998. // Corporate Board;May/Jun99, Vol. 20 Issue 116, p28
Reports on the volume of federal class action securities fraud lawsuits against corporations in the United States, in 1998. Most frequently sued companies; Plaintiffs' claims on the incidence of fraud in the stock market.
- SECURITIES LITIGATION: AVOID PAYING TOO MUCH. Knudsen, Robert; Palin, Mark T. // Orange County Business Journal;12/10/2001, Vol. 24 Issue 50, p2
Provides information on Securities Fraud Class Action lawsuit in the U.S. Damage claim of plaintiffs in a typical 10b5 securities fraud case; Damages related to the misrepresentation; Consideration of all company-specific stock price movement as attributable to the misrepresentation.
- Securities litigation reform hasn't halted suits: Study. Prince, Michael // Business Insurance;03/24/97, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p14
Reveals the findings of a study which suggests that congressional reform of securities laws have not reduced the number of securities class-action suits in the United States. How the study was conducted; Who conducted the study; Statistical information on the suits; Detailed information on the...
- Securities suits set record in '98. // Business Insurance;02/08/99, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p20
Reports that at least 235 companies were named as defendants in federal class action securities fraud lawsuits in the United States in 1998.
- Shift In Lawsuit Landscape. BRUNER, RICHARD // Electronic News;03/08/99, Vol. 45 Issue 2260, p36
Presents information on securities fraud lawsuits filed in the United States. Increase in the number of federal securities fraud in 1998; Decline in the value of cases settled out of court; Decrease in securities fraud class action lawsuits filed in state courts.
- What's good for auditors isn't good for those they audit. Rubenstein, Bruce T. // Corporate Legal Times;Mar2000, Vol. 10 Issue 100, p4
Focuses on the settlement of securities class actions in the United States. Provisions of the 1995 Securities Reform Act; Counter-parties involved in side agreements; Share paid by accounting firms in the settlement.
- The End of Securities Fraud Class Action? Booth, Richard A. // Regulation;Summer2006, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p46
The author shares his insights on the effects of securities fraud class actions (SFCA) filed against publicly traded firms in the United States. He cites that the SFCA decreases investment profits. He stresses that there is no effect on diversified stockholders if the fraud does not involve...