Senators introduce preemption bill; GFOA, others call move unwarranted
- Payment of Expenses in Securities Class Actions: Ethical Dilemmas, Class Counsel, and Congressional Intent. Miller, Geoffrey P. // Review of Litigation;Summer2003, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p557
Discusses the payment of expenses in securities class actions in the U.S. Regulatory pattern; Analysis under federal rule of civil procedure 23; Interpretation of state rules.
- Class-action settlements trend down in 2010. // Crain's Cleveland Business;3/14/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p7
The article reports that Cornerstone Research Inc. has disclosed approved securities class action settlements fell to the lowest number in more than 10 years in 2010.
- Senate Banking Committee set to vote on revised uniform standards bill. Hume, Lynn Stevens // Bond Buyer;03/26/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30359, p5
Discloses the plan of the US Senate Banking Committee to vote on April 29, 1998 on a bill to set uniform standards for class-action suits involving nationally traded securities. Revisions made to the bill to win the Securities and Exchange Commission's support; Terms of the bill; SEC...
- Liability & Litigation. // Corporate Board;Sep/Oct2003, Vol. 24 Issue 142, p28
Cites the result of a study conducted by economic consulting firm NERA about trends in securities class action litigation in 2003. Lack of effect of public indignation over the Enron Corp. corporate scandal on the rate of securities class action filings; Decline of case dismissals after the...
- No letup in securities suits seen. Zolkos, Rodd // Business Insurance;12/16/96, Vol. 30 Issue 51, p3
Focuses on a study released in 1996, stating that the number of federal securities class-action filings did not decline significantly despite the passage of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Who the study was done by; Examination of lawsuits filed through October 1996; What...
- Securities Suits Edge Up in 2011, But Remain Below Average. Ruquet, Mark E. // National Underwriter / P&C;2/6/2012, Vol. 116 Issue 4, p29
The article offers information on the Securities Class Action Filings-2011 Year in Review report from the Stanford Law School Securities Class Action Clearinghouse and Cornerstone Research which indicates an increase in federal securities class actions in 2011.
- Briefs. // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;02/08/99, Vol. 103 Issue 6, p45
Reveals the number of companies that were named in federal securities class-action lawsuits in the United States in 1998 based on a report by the Stanford Securities Class Action Clearinghouse of California's Stanford Law School. Indication of the law shool figures.
- 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 loophole threatens investors. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;09/15/97, Vol. 8 Issue 10, p21
Looks at the remarks made by the National Association of Investors Corporation president Kenneth Janke concerning a loophole in a federal law designed to protect high-growth companies and their shareholders from abusive class-action suits. Janke's claim that the law prevents investors from...