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View the 7 Secrets to Maximize Class Action Recovery Presentation

If you were unable to attend our webinar "7 Secrets to Maximize Recovery" on March 29th, you can view the presenation here. We are planning ...
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Mergers & acquisitions, U.S.-listed Chinese companies, and credit crisis litigation among the top securities class action stories in 2011

Mergers & acquisitions, U.S.-listed Chinese companies, and credit crisis litigation among the top securities class action stories in 2011 The close of 2011 was marked ...
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An Open Letter to FRT Clients from Rob Adler

An Open Letter to FRT Clients from Rob Adler I am excited to be joining the FRT team and look forward to working with many ...
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Financial Recovery Technologies Names New President

Former CCBN President, Co-Creator of StreetEvents & Reg FD Products to Drive Focus on Services for Investors and Hedge Funds Founder David L. Bedard to ...
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International Securities Class Action Overview

International Securities Class Action Overview While the majority of the world’s securities class action settlements occur in the United States, the international scope of class ...
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Increased pressure placed on investment advisor compliance officers

Chief compliance officers (CCO) of broker-dealers and investment advisory firms have seen increased scrutiny in recent years. In the wake of the Dodd-Frank Act, government ...
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More than just stock in class action recoveries

There is a common misconception among institutional investors that only positions in common or preferred stocks are eligible to participate in securities class action settlements ...
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Securities class action trends through the 3rd quarter

The scope of securities class action lawsuit filings continued to expand through the third quarter of 2011, with a concentration on two areas in particular ...
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Corporate restructuring causes class action claim headaches

Staying on top of securities class action claim settlements can be frustrating and labor intensive. That task becomes even more confounding in today’s environment of ...
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FRT Breaks World Speed Record at Speed’s

On the heels of an exceptional outing in August, Team FRT decided to welcome a new team member to its ranks by revisiting the famous Boston ...
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Which cases are worth responding to?

In speaking with prospective clients, we often hear them say “the only people who get any real money from class action lawsuits are the law ...
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Does your approach cover all of the bases?

If your firm files securities class action claims on behalf of your funds/investors, your goal is to recover all eligible funds, not just a portion ...
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Are you overlooking an easy way to boost portfolio returns?

Let’s face it. Times are pretty tough right now for most institutional investors. Acute market volatility, stock market declines, anxiety about persistent economic weakness, concerns ...
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Securities fraud ranks among the largest of class action settlements

Class action lawsuits have been on the rise in recent years. While many individuals may associate class actions with dangerous or unhealthy consumer products, in ...
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Receive a complimentary securities class action eligibility review

Organizations that currently handle securities class action filings on their own(or who rely on a custodian to do it for them) are likely failing to ...
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New standards apply when assessing your service provider’s security and controls

For institutional investors, the ground rules for assessing the security, confidentiality, and processing integrity of their third-party service providers has fundamentally changed. Most major financial ...
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FRT follows Warren Buffet’s Lead (or did he follow ours?)

For the second year in a row, Team FRT embraced the exceptional Boston summer climate and ventured just south of the Financial District to hallowed ...
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M&A securities class action cases continue steady growth

Mergers and acquisitions class action lawsuits have seen incredible growth in recent years. There were nearly 350 M&A lawsuits filed in 2010, an 847% increase ...
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SEC extends registration requirement for hedge funds

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission recently extended the requirement for hedge fund and private investment advisors to register with the SEC to March 30, ...
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Recent podcast details unclaimed security class action settlement funds

In a recent podcast provided by LexisNexis, Financial Recovery Technologies (FRT) Executive Vice President Christopher Doggett discusses the opportunities and limitations that investors face in ...
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