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Shareholder Challenges Attorney Fees In Tyco Settlement

DOVER, Del. - (AP) An investor in Tyco International says attorneys who represented shareholders in a securities lawsuit cheated them out of more than $200 million. The federal lawsuit in Delaware targets Grant & Eisenhofer, one of three law firms that won a $3.2 billion settlement for Tyco shareholders...

Plaintiff Class Action Lawyers May Be Inclined To Avoid Delaware Courts

David Marcus writing for The Deal , adds to the growing commentary suggesting that plaintiffs' lawyers who file class actions, especially those challenging mergers, will be inclined to increasingly avoid Delaware Courts if the Court continues to impose more stringent prerequisites for awarding attorneys'...

2011 Fulbright Litigation Trends Survey: A Little Less Litigation; More Regulation

Businesses in the United States and United Kingdom initiated and faced slightly less litigation in 2011 than in 2010. But regulatory actions and internal investigations are climbing, according to the 2011 Fulbright Litigation Trends Survey . More than one-third of corporate counsel report there...

Norton Rose Fulbright: No More Rubber Stamps: Courts Critical Of Class Action Settlements

By Lauren Shoor A number of recent cases show courts taking a more active role in approving class action settlements, more closely scrutinizing settlements meant to benefit class members. Just last month in Redman v. RadioShack Corporation [ enhanced opinion available to lexis.com subscribers ...