Tag Archives: institutional investors

Do Opt-Out Settlements of $217.5 Million Foreshadow the Future of Securities Litigation?  

In June 2017 when the U.S. Supreme Court entered its opinion in California Public Employees Retirement System v. ANZ Securities, in which the Court affirmed the Second Circuit and held that Securities Act of 1933’s three-year statute of repose is not subject to equitable tolling, one question that was asked was whether the Court’s ruling … Continue Reading

Institutional Investors, Securities Litigation, and Corporate Monitoring

One of Congress’ goals when it instituted the "lead plaintiff" provisions of the PSLRA was to encourage institutional investors to become more involved in controlling and monitoring securities class action lawsuits. But now that institutional investors are indeed more involved in securities lawsuits, the question has become – what difference has it made? A recent … Continue Reading
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