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Surge Of Securities Litigation Against U.S.-Listed Chinese Companies One Of The Most Distinctive U.S. Litigation Trends
Posted on 2 Aug 2011 by Kevin LaCroix and Peter Gillon

By Kevin M. LaCroix, Esq., Executive Vice President, OakBridge Insurance Services and Peter M. Gillon, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP One of the most distinctive U.S. litigation trends over the last twelve months has been the surge of... Read More

Securities Class Action Lawsuit Filings Through 3rd Quarter Remain On Pace For Above Average Year
Posted on 21 Oct 2011 by Kevin M. LaCroix

Securities class action lawsuit filings continued to accumulate during the third quarter of 2011, and the filing levels remain on pace for an above average year of securities class action litigation. As was the case in earlier quarters this year, the... Read More

Credit Suisse Subprime-Related Securities Class Action Settles For $70 Million
Posted on 15 Mar 2011 by Kevin M. LaCroix

In resolution of a securities case that at one time had actually been dismissed and that even after being revived was substantially narrowed based on the U.S. Supreme Court's Morrison decision, the parties to the Credit Suisse subprime-related securities... Read More

Cornerstone: Lawsuits Involving U.S.-Listed Chinese Firms Continue To Be Filed In Second Half Of 2011
Posted on 30 Aug 2011 by Kevin M. LaCroix

In its comments about the elevated level of filings against U.S.-listed Chinese companies during the first months of 2011 in its mid-year report on securities class action litigation ( here ), Cornerstone Research noted both that the total number of such... Read More