accounting settlements

cornerstoneAccording to Cornerstone Research’s latest annual survey of accounting-related securities suits, the number of accounting-related securities suit filings rose to the highest level in years in 2016, largely as a result of the number of federal court merger objection lawsuit filings involving accounting-related allegations during the year. The total value of accounting settlements during the year was also at the highest level in years. The Report, entitled “Accounting Class Action Filings and Settlements: 2016 Review and Analysis,” can be found here. Cornerstone Research’s April 5, 2017 press release about the report can be found here.
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On November 27, 2013, the parties to the consolidated Lehman Brothers securities litigation filed with the court a stipulation of settlement pertaining to the securities class action lawsuit brought by Lehman investors against the bankrupt company’s former auditors, Ernst & Young. The accounting firm has agreed to settle the investors’ claims for a payment of