How To Grab An Economic Edge In Securities Class Actions

By Stephanie Russell-Kraft (December 3, 2014, 7:01 PM EST) -- As the securities class action field continues to be shaped by landmark settlements and Supreme Court decisions, litigants on both sides of the table must also contend with growing complexity in the equities markets themselves and the fact that economic analyses don't always translate well in court.

While the underlying economic tools haven't changed much in the last 30 years, their applications have become dramatically more fine-tuned, according to Vinita M. Juneja, senior vice president and co-chair of NERA Economic Consulting's global white collar practice.

"I think it hugely benefits [attorneys] to understand the issues and then to decide, strategically, what...

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