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U.S. Securities Class Action Litigation: Alarm Bells and Reform Proposals

Last fall, the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform issued a paper detailing the ways in which the U.S. securities class action litigation system is “spinning out of control,” and calling for a renewed wave of securities litigation reform. In … Continue reading

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Appealing a Class Action Certification Order under Rule 23(f)

Author: Aaron Gott If you are a defendant in a federal class action case, you probably already know that class certification is an important pivot point in the litigation: once the class is certified, it could be a bet-the-company moment … Continue reading

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Avon Products Class Action

Publicly available records indicate that a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of investors in Avon Products (NASDAQ:AVP) in connection to alleged violations of securities laws by AVP. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have … Continue reading

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In Praise of Non-Partisan Law Reform of Class Actions

Howard M. Erichson, Civil Litigation Reform in the Trump Era: Threats and Opportunities Searching for Salvageable Ideas in FICALA, 87 Fordham L. Rev. 19 (2018). Jasminka Kalajdzic Class actions remain a work in progress in many jurisdictions around the globe. … Continue reading

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Securities Litigation Reform: Addressing the Class Action Lottery

When Congress enacted the PSLRA in 1995, one of the goals was to try to deter frivolous litigation. As time has passed, it has also become clear that many of the PSLRA’s procedural reforms also created a structure of incentives … Continue reading

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