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Litigation Funding On The Rise In The United States, Abroad
Posted on 5 Feb 2013 by Kevin M. LaCroix

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... Read More

Advisen Says Corporate and Securities Litigation Up Slightly In First Quarter, But Below Annual Averages
Posted on 8 May 2013 by Kevin M. LaCroix

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... Read More

Advisen Report Says Corporate, Securities Litigation Filing Reached 'Crescendo' In First Quarter
Posted on 21 Apr 2011 by Kevin M. LaCroix

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... Read More

Advisen 3d Quarter Report Shows Dip In Securities Litigation Activity
Posted on 15 Nov 2011 by Kevin M. LaCroix

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... Read More

Advisen Report Shows Corporate And Securities Litigation At Elevated Levels
Posted on 21 Jul 2011 by Kevin M. LaCroix

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... Read More