TITLE

Suits Against Financial Firms Driving Litigation Activity

AUTHOR(S)
Waddell, Melanie
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Investment Advisor;Sep2009, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p123
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the findings of the study "Securities Class Action Filings: 2009 Mid-Year Assessment" from Cornerstone Research Inc. and Stanford University Law School's Securities Class Action Clearinghouse in the U.S. The study identified 87 federal securities class actions that were filed in the first half of 2009, a 22.3% decline from the 112 filings in 2008. The Class Action Filing-Foreign Index, which measured the number of securities class action, was also introduced in this study.
ACCESSION #
44531171

 

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