A Look At Shareholder Remedies In Japan

Law360, New York (June 15, 2016, 11:39 AM EDT) -- Dominic J. Auld

Cynthia Hanawalt

Kendra Schramm With support from a growing number of law firms and third-party litigation funders, many investors exposed to fraud and other corporate misconduct are seizing opportunities to test the private remedies and collective action procedures available outside the U.S.

In the wake of a highly publicized vehicle emissions scandal, Germany has been in the spotlight. Various campaigns have developed to organize shareholder claims against Volkswagen under the German Capital Markets Model Case Act, known as KapMuG. Similar recent revelations that Mitsubishi Motors falsified fuel efficiency tests have prompted investors to evaluate whether they can expect...

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