TITLE

Low security

AUTHOR(S)
Silverstein, Ed
PUB. DATE
June 2015
SOURCE
Inside Counsel (SyndiGate Media Inc.);6/1/2015, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a report regarding the declining number of securities class action filings in the U.S. Joseph A. Grundfest, a law professor, offers his view about the decreasing number of filings as well as settlements and the dollar risk of the exposure in unresolved litigation. Other critical issues related to plaintiff class and securities fraud action are presented.
ACCESSION #
103107359

 

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