Tag Archives: securities class action lawsuit filings

U.S. Securities Class Action Lawsuit Filings in 2015 at Highest Level in Years

The number of securities class action lawsuits filed in 2015 rose to the highest annual level in several years. As detailed below, a number of factors contributed to the increase in securities class action lawsuit filings during the year, including in particular the number of lawsuits filed against IPO companies (owing to the fact that … Continue Reading

Securities Suit Filing Trends: More About IPOs and Investigative Follow-On Actions

Two securities suit filing trends that emerged during 2013 were the filing of securities class action lawsuits against companies that had recently completed IPOs (about which refer here) and the filing of securities suits  in the wake of investigative or regulatory actions (as discussed here). Based on the recent filings, it appears that these trends … Continue Reading

Securities Suit Filings Continue to Mount in Second Quarter

Largely driven by M&A-related litigation and securities suits against U.S.-listed Chinese companies, federal securities class action lawsuit filings continued to mount during the second quarter of 2011. With 48 new securities suits during the second quarter, the year-to-date total mid-way through the year stands at 105. The 2011 filings are on pace to finish the … Continue Reading