An Analytical Approach To Defending Securities Class Claims

Law360 (June 20, 2019, 2:03 PM EDT) -- Since the event-driven securities class action lawsuit against PG&E Corporation was filed one year ago, plaintiffs counsel have filed 211 securities class action complaints that allege violations of the federal securities laws under Section 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 against U.S.-based public corporations.[1] During the preceding 12 months, 59 of the 211 class action complaints that allege violations of Rule 10b-5 have been filed against a defendant company that had already been sued for similar allegations of fraud on the market.

A price impact analysis of the 152 first-identified securities class action complaints against directors and officers...

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