The D&O Diary

The D&O Diary

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Cornerstone Research Releases 2013 Analysis of Securities Suits Involving Accounting Allegations

Posted in Securities Litigation
Though the number of securities class action lawsuit containing accounting allegations remained essentially the same in 2013 compared to 2012, the market capitalization losses associated with the 2013 suits were more than double the losses associated with the 2012 suits, according to a new report from Cornerstone Research. The report contains a brief analysis of … Continue Reading

Cornerstone Research: Securities Suits Involving Accounting Allegations Less Likely to Be Dismissed, Costlier to Settle

Posted in Securities Litigation, Subprime Litigation
Securities class action lawsuits involving accounting allegations are less likely to be dismissed, take longer to resolve, and make up a much greater proportion of total securities suit settlement dollars than non-accounting cases, according to a new report from Cornerstone Research. The report, entitled “Accounting Class Action Filings and Settlements: 2012 Review and Analysis,” and … Continue Reading