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Cornerstone finds uptick in “core” accounting case filings, settlements

By Anne Sherry, J.D. A report from Cornerstone Research finds that the number of securities case settlements involving accounting-related claims declined in 2018, but the total settlement value increased enormously, driven by five “mega settlements” of over $100 million each. … Continue reading

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Cornerstone Research: Accounting-Related Securities Suit Filings and Settlements Increased in 2018

Driven by a general overall increase in the number of securities class action lawsuit filings, as well as by an increase in the number of M&A-related lawsuits involving accounting allegations, the total number of securities class action lawsuits involving accounting … Continue reading

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FINRA Arbitration Filings Increase in 2018

FINRA has released its latest arbitration statistics, showing  4,325 cases filed in 2018, 63% of them customer cases, 38 % industry disputes with a 15 month average time frame, start to finish.A continued interesting statistic is the fact that only … Continue reading

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Lex Machina’s Annual Patent Litigation Report: Decline in Case Filings

District of Delaware was the top district for all patent and ANDA case filings; District courts awarded more than $1.4 billion dollars in patent damages in 2018; Apple Inc. and Google LLC were the most sued patent defendants in 2018; … Continue reading

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FCC Eliminates EEO Mid-Term Report Filings

By Lee G. Petro At its February 14th meeting, the FCC gave a rather significant Valentine’s Day gift to broadcasters, eliminating the requirement that larger radio and television stations submit the EEO Mid-Term Report (FCC Form 397) at the midpoint … Continue reading

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