Advisen Report Says Corporate, Securities Litigation Filing Reached 'Crescendo' In First Quarter

Corporate and securities litigation filing activity reached a "crescendo" in the first quarter of 2011, according to the most recent quarterly report from Advisen, the insurance information firm. The filing rate in the year's first three months if annualized would represent a record -settling...

Advisen Report Shows Corporate And Securities Litigation At Elevated Levels

Overall levels of corporate and securities litigation during the second quarter and first half of 2011 remained at elevated levels despite a decline in regulatory and enforcement activity during the quarter, according to the latest Advisen quarterly litigation report. A copy of the report can be found...

Advisen 3d Quarter Report Shows Dip In Securities Litigation Activity

Overall levels of corporate and securities litigation declined during the third quarter of 2011 relative to recent quarters but 2011 annualized filings remain above historical levels, according to a recent report from the insurance information firm Advisen entitled "Securities Litigation Activity...

Litigation Funding On The Rise In The United States, Abroad

In last week's Advisen webinar on 2012 D&O claims trends, one of the audience questions related to the growth and relevance of litigation funding in the U.S. In responding to the question I noted, among other things, the rise of litigation funding outside the U.S., particularly in Australia and...

Advisen Says Corporate and Securities Litigation Up Slightly In First Quarter, But Below Annual Averages

During the first quarter of 2013, new corporate and securities lawsuits and regulatory enforcement actions increased slightly compared to the fourth quarter of 2012 but remained well below annual averages over the last two years, according to a new report from Advisen, the insurance information firm...