Tag Archives: securities class action lawsuit

Now, Lawsuits Concerning the Auction Rate Securities Settlements?

When the various broker dealers and investment banks recently announced their agreements with government regulators to buy back auction rate securities, the announcements raised questions about the continuing need for the pending auction rate securities litigation. But, at least based on a recently filed lawsuit, it now appears that the settlements may have opened the … Continue Reading

Another “New Wave” Credit Crisis Lawsuit

In my preceding post, I wrote about a possible new wave of credit crisis lawsuits, where the defendant companies are not themselves directly affected by credit crisis fallout, but instead suffer from exposure to other companies that have been directly affected. In a litigation example of these circumstances at work, plaintiffs’ lawyers today initiated another … Continue Reading

Bear Stearns: The Lawsuit – And a Lawsuit Against Deutsche Bank, Too.

We knew it was coming but it sure got here fast. On March 17, 2008, plaintiffs’ counsel initiated a securities class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York against Bear Stearns and certain of its directors and officers. A copy of the plaintiffs’ lawyers’ press release can … Continue Reading