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There are Plaintiffs and . . . There are Plaintiffs: An Empirical Analysis of Securities Class Action Settlements
(Vanderbilt Law Review, 2008)
In this paper, we examine the impact of the PSLRA and more particularly the impact the type of lead plaintiff on the size of settlements in securities fraud class actions. We thus provide insight into whether the type of ...
Do Differences in Pleading Standards Cause Forum Shopping in Securities Class Actions?: Doctrinal and Empirical Analyses
(Wisconsin Law Review, 2009)
Federal appellate courts have promulgated divergent legal standards for pleading fraud in securities fraud class actions after the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act (PSLRA). Recently, the U.S. Supreme Court issued ...
Lying and Getting Caught: An Empirical Study of the Effect of Securities Class Action Settlements on Targeted Firms
(University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 2010)
The ongoing Great Recession has triggered numerous proposals to improve the regulation of financial markets and, most importantly, the regulation of organizations such as credit rating agencies, underwriters, hedge funds, ...