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By Securities Docket on February 11, 2019, 3:38 pm
For calendar 2018, ISS Securities Class Action Services LLC (“SCAS”) recorded 126 approved securities class action settlements, four (4) of which are included in SCAS’ Top 100, which charts the largest U.S. class action settlements since passage of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The four new entrants into the Top 100 are: […]
By Securities Docket on February 11, 2019, 10:31 am
Unfortunately, almost a century later, that “happenstance” is contributing to a shrinking IPO market. Given the absence of any apparent original purpose for granting concurrent jurisdiction over adjudication of IPO-related claims and Congress’ more recent intent to prevent plaintiffs from evading the protections of the PSLRA by filing suit in state courts, it is time […]
By Securities Docket on February 11, 2019, 10:24 am
Leading litigator and SEC enforcement lawyer Randall Lee has joined Cooley as a partner in Los Angeles. He arrives from WilmerHale, where he founded its Los Angeles office and served as the office’s partner-in-charge for a decade. via Prominent Litigator Randall Lee Joins Cooley in LA.
By Securities Docket on February 11, 2019, 10:23 am
In a recent speech at the University of Missouri School of Law, U.S. Commissioner Hester Peirce (‘Crypto Mom’) admitted the SEC has a tendency to flee from anything to do with digital currencies. “We rightfully fault investors for jumping blindly at anything labeled crypto, but at times we seem to be equally impulsive in running […]