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By Securities Docket on December 7, 2022, 9:33 am
Investors suing multinational companies for securities fraud are finding their footing in the Netherlands and other courts outside the US. US courts are the epicenter of securities fraud litigation. But legal procedures in other countries’ courts are maturing, and litigation funders are flowing money into these jurisdictions, helping to remove obstacles. Source: Investors Gain Traction […]
By Securities Docket on March 26, 2012, 12:46 pm
The Netherlands emerges as an alternative venue for class actions.
By Securities Docket on January 19, 2012, 2:46 pm
Holding by Dutch court has important implications for the evolution of post-Morrison remedies for non-U.S. investors.
By Securities Docket on January 29, 2009, 1:38 pm
On Wednesday, an Amsterdam appeals court sentenced three former executives of Dutch supermarket group Ahold to suspended sentences and fines for financial fraud revealed by the company in 2003. The Ahold fraud is the Netherlands’ biggest corporate accountancy fraud ever, NRC reports, involving the overstatement of profits by almost 1 billion euros. According to NRC, […]
By Securities Docket on October 21, 2008, 2:36 pm
Shareholders of former Belgian-Dutch financial group Fortis plan to sue three former executives of the company in a Netherlands court for fraud, their lawyer told AFP. Their claim is against former Fortis chairman Maurice Lippens, CEO Jean-Paul Votron and CFO Gilbert Mittler, AFP reports, and seeks damages of 10 euros per share for the period […]