Plaintiffs Securities Firms Of The Year

Law360, New York (January 2, 2010, 5:02 PM EST) -- While fluctuations in the economy don’t generally either promote or deter securities frauds, a recessionary landscape can make it more difficult to litigate class actions on behalf of shareholders because loss causations are often less clear, according to attorneys in the practice area.

Nevertheless, in 2009 — the year in which Ponzi became a household term — several firms rose above the fray to pick up important wins for investors in cases stemming from Bank of America Corp.’s merger with Merrill Lynch & Co., the resolution...
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