Securities Class Actions Slow To Crawl In 2013

Law360, New York (July 24, 2013, 12:08 AM EDT) -- Federal securities class actions filings have remained at historically low levels in the first half of 2013, with fewer large companies facing litigation than in past years and mergers and acquisitions cases continuing to migrate to state court, according to a Wednesday report.

In the first six months of 2013, there were 74 securities class actions filed in federal court — far below the historical average of 95 cases per six-month period, according to the report by Cornerstone Research and the Stanford Law School Securities Class...
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