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Winston & Strawn Expands Litigation Practice With Addition Of Richard Falek To New York Office
Posted on 11 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - Winston & Strawn LLP has announced that Richard Falek has joined its New York office as a partner. His practice focuses on antitrust and trade regulation issues, particularly mergers and acquisitions requiring Hart-Scott-Rodino Act filings... Read More

Litigation Comes Full Circle According To PwC's 2011 Securities Litigation Study
Posted on 25 Apr 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

\ NEW YORK - Federal securities class action cases increased for the third consecutive year in 2011 with nearly 200 cases representing a 10 percent increase over 2010 and 22 percent increase over 2009, according to the 16th annual Securities Litigation... Read More

'Man Bites Dog' Complaint: J. Crew Sues Its Shareholders
Posted on 18 May 2011 by Brian JM Quinn

That's a real "man bites dog" headline, but it looks like J Crew has sued the shareholder plaintiffs who challenged the going private deal. You'll remember that the shareholder plaintiffs and defendants reached a settlement agreement... Read More

The Rise In Litigation-Related Mergers And Acquisitions Activity
Posted on 31 May 2011 by Kevin M. LaCroix

One of the most distinctive trends in corporate and securities litigation in recent years has been the rise in litigation related mergers and acquisition activity . Cornerstone Research's most recent year-end litigation filing study , released in... Read More

U.S. Chamber Proposes Legislative Solutions To M&A-Related Litigation
Posted on 30 Oct 2012 by Kevin M. LaCroix

The growing problem of M&A-related litigation has been well-documented on this site (refer for example here ). The prevalence of M&A litigation has grown to the point that virtually every M&A transaction involves litigation, and often involving... Read More