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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

Securities Suit Filings “Sharply” Down: Cornerstone Research Releases 2012 Report

Posted in Securities Litigation
Securities class action lawsuit filings were down “sharply” in 2012 compared to the prior year and to historical average, according to Cornerstone Research’s annual report. The study, published in conjunction with the Stanford Law School Securities Class Action Clearinghouse and entitled “Securities Class Action Filings: 2012 Year in Review,” can be found here.  A short, … Continue Reading

Cornerstone Research Releases Mid-Year 2012 Securities Litigation Report

Posted in Securities Litigation
On July 25, 2012, Cornerstone Research in conjunction with the Stanford Law School Securities Class Action Clearinghouse release it report entitled “Securities Class Action Filings: 2012 Mid-Year Assessment” (here). By contrast to other mid-year securities litigation reports, the Cornerstone Research study reports that securities class action litigation filings decreased by 6 percent in the first … Continue Reading

Cornerstone Research Releases 2011 Securities Lawsuit Settlement Study

Posted in Securities Litigation
A decline in the number and size of settlements in 2011 led to a drop in aggregate and average securities class action settlement figures during the year, according to the annual study of securities suit settlements from Cornerstone Research. According to the study, entitled “Securities Class Action Settlements: 2011 Review and Analysis” (here), the number … Continue Reading

Cornerstone Research Releases 2011 Securities Class Action Litigation Report

Posted in Securities Litigation
Securities class action filings rise slightly in 2011 compared to the prior year but remained below historical averages according to the annual study of Cornerstone Research, prepared in conjunction with the Stanford Law School Securities Class Action Clearinghouse, which was released today. A copy of the report can be found here, and Cornerstone Research’s January … Continue Reading