A Torrid Pace Of Securities Suit Filings In Year's 1st Half

By Kevin LaCroix (July 6, 2018, 1:54 PM EDT) -- The torrid pace of securities class action filings continued in the first half of 2018, coming in at a rate only very slightly below last year's record-setting pace. While a significant number of the first-half filings are attributable to merger objection lawsuits, the number of traditional filings alone during the first half of the year was well above historical levels. If the first half's pace continues in the second half of the year, the projected number of filings by year-end would approach last year's elevated total....

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