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March 30, 2016

In the News Today – March 30, 2016

  • A Surge in Dollar Amount of Securities Class Action Settlements: A new report by Cornerstone Research found that the “total dollar value of securities class-action settlements approved last year nearly tripled compared with the previous year, growth largely driven by an uptick in ‘mega-settlements’ of $100 million or more.” (WSJ Law Blog)
  • ILR State Allies Blog Series: Tennessee Chamber of Commerce: In the wake of Tennessee’s passage of asbestos trust transparency legislation, ILR features a Q&A with the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce. (ILR Blog
  • The Rise and Fall of a Class Action Giant: The Australian details the rise and fall of Australian class action plaintiffs firm Slater & Gordon. After posting a nearly $1 billion half-year loss, the publicly traded law firm is facing shareholder class actions funded in part by a pair of large litigation finance companies. (The Australian
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