Daily Archives: July 26, 2016, 4:37 pm

LuxLeaks highlights need for whistleblower protection and incentives – EurActiv.com

Whistleblower rewards work. In conjunction with the offer of real protection, there is no better way to incentivise those with vital information about significant frauds and corruption to come forward. EU member states should strongly consider adopting policies that better protect whistleblowers and incentivise them with financial rewards. via LuxLeaks highlights need for whistleblower protection and incentives – EurActiv.com

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Cornerstone Research Report: Number of Securities Class Action Filings Rises, Fueled by M&A-Related Challenges – Press Release

Plaintiffs filed 119 new federal securities class action cases in the first half of 2016, a 17 percent increase over the last half of 2015, according to Securities Class Action Filings—2016 Midyear Assessment, a new report released today by Cornerstone Research and the Stanford Law School Securities Class Action Clearinghouse. The total represents an increase of 17 cases from the…

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Why do securities class actions drag on once SCOTUS gets involved? — On the Case

So: securities class actions that have gone to the Supreme Court seem to be unusually contentious and difficult to settle. Which side is responsible? Thomas Dubbs of Labaton Sucharow, who was lead counsel for the Connecticut fund that settled Wednesday with Amgen, told me his side’s resolve deepened after its big win at the Supreme Court. But delay typically benefits…

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