Trends To Watch In 2007

Law360, New York (December 22, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Regulators and shareholders are more active than ever, and as a result will continue to have a hand in shaping policy and litigation over the next year. Their involvement, as well as the influx of capital from non-traditional sources, will be major trends in securities litigation in 2007.

* Corporate Regulation *

As 2006 wound down, regulators took an increasing interest in issues facing the securities industry. With Congress holding hearings on the hedge fund industry and taking a closer look at options backdating, a continued...
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