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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

Recent SEC Charges Raise Liability Questions For Government Entities
Posted on 12 Jun 2013 by Kevin M. LaCroix

In two administrative enforcement actions last month, the SEC charged two municipalities - Harrisburg, Pa. and South Miami, Fla. - with securities fraud. These high-profile actions sounded alarm bells and raised concerns about possible securities violations... Read More

Federal Appeals Courts Set Aside Dismissals In 2 Securities Class Actions
Posted on 2 Jun 2013 by Kevin M. LaCroix

In two decisions last week - one in the Sixth Circuit and one in the First Circuit - federal appellate courts set aside lower court dismissals of securities class action lawsuits. Although the two cases are different and the two appellate opinions address... Read More