Securities Litigation And The Energy Sector

Law360, New York (August 21, 2012, 1:11 PM EDT) -- Throughout the past 10 years, securities litigation has made front-page news in the energy sector. Federal securities class action filings against energy companies specifically have increased in the past three years.

While most cases involve false reporting, this article looks at trends regarding securities cases against energy companies, including issues about reserve estimate disclosures, safety disclosures, hydraulic fracturing, solar companies, and Chinese companies. This article also discusses some various examples of recently filed class actions against companies in the energy industry.

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