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NERA Releases Mid-Year 2012 Securities Litigation Report

According to NERA Economic Consulting’s mid-year 2012 report, securities class action lawsuit filings were at or above historical levels in 2012, and though average securities class action lawsuit settlements during the year’s first half approached all times highs, the pace of securities suit settlements is “slowing down markedly.” NERA’s Report, which is entitled “Recent Trends … Continue Reading

Court Sets Aside Plaintiffs’ Jury Verdict in BankAtlantic Subprime Securities Suit

The jury verdict entered in favor of the plaintiffs in the BankAtlantic subprime-related securities suit has been set aside by the court in a post-trial ruling. On April 25, 2011, Southern District of Florida Judge Ursula Ungaro, in a 112-page opinion (here), granted the defendants’ motion for judgment as a matter of law and indicated … Continue Reading

Jury Returns Plaintiffs’ Verdict in the BankAtlantic Credit Crisis-Related Securities Suit

In the first securities class action jury verdict to arise out the credit crisis, on Thursday November 18, 2010, the jury in the BankAtlantic securities lawsuit in federal court in Miami returned a verdict in the plaintiffs’ favor, finding seven of the statements at issue to have been false, and awarding damages of $2.41 per … Continue Reading