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Securities litigation is reshaping the fiduciary landscape for Australian super funds

As Australian funds increasingly invest globally, they should consider implementing fiduciary policies for involvement in securities matters tailored to the particular risks associated with each ...
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Clients see a 15% increase in recoveries by filing claims missed by their previous provider

Recent audits have shown an increase of 15% or more in class action recoveries for FRT's clients that formerly relied on another third-party, taking into account ...
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FRT wins Best-in-Class Securities Class Action Monitoring Service

Financial Recovery Technologies has won AI's 2016 Legal Awards for Best-in-Class Securities Class Action Monitoring. We're proud to be recognized for our skill and dedication ...
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Custom search filters help increase efficiency and save time

Financial Recovery Technologies has been investing in our Client Portal to provide all of our clients with increased transparency and improved efficiency. Watch the video below for ...
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Financial Recovery Technologies Wins Best in Securities Class Action Monitoring by Corporate America Legal Elite 2016

MEDFORD, MA, October 26, 2016 — Financial Recovery Technologies is the Best in Securities Class Action Monitoring in the Corporate America 2016 Legal Elite Awards ...
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Value of shares increased by 9% in DFC Global appraisal

The Delaware Chancery Court revisited its decision in DFC Global’s appraisal case, increasing the payout from a 7% premium to nearly 9%. In June 2014, ...
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Portal Dashboard provides transparency and increased efficiency

Financial Recovery Technologies (FRT) can help your firm gain transparency and increased efficiency into what can be a rather opaque process - addressing securities class ...
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FRT welcomes new Director of Client Services

FRT is pleased to announce Mark Rose as Director of Client Services. Mark’s appointment positions the company to ensure that clients continue to receive knowledgeable, timely support ...
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Abandoned CUSIPs in complex Merck case present filing challenges

In general, securities class actions follow a fairly consistent path and don't vary highly from case to case. But there are cases that take the ...
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Distribution plan proposed in partial Forex antitrust settlement

Last week, plaintiffs in the Forex antitrust settlement filed their proposal for distribution of the settlement funds. The Forex litigation is a consolidated antitrust case pending in the ...
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What are appraisal rights?

What are appraisal rights? Appraisal rights entitle shareholders of a target corporation to a determination of the fair value of their stock by a judicial proceeding ...
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FRT chosen as “Best for Investment Claim Filing and Monitoring Systems”

FRT is honored to have been awarded Corporate Vision Magazine’s “Best for Investment Claim Filing and Monitoring Systems”. It is truly a reflection of the ...
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Miscalculation by claims admin corrected, client recovery increased

Calculating the value of a securities class action claim is not always as cut and dry as one might expect. When a settlement occurs, the ...
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How Investors Are Letting Billions Slip Through Their Fingers in Delaware Appraisal Actions

Investors are leaving billions of dollars on the table in Delaware appraisal actions. With over 160 mergers and consolidations eligible for appraisal each year, it ...
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Direct, opt-out actions against Petrobras represent paradigm shift, FRT tells Ignites

28 fraud cases have been filed in the U.S. against the Brazilian oil company Petrobras, including a class action and more than a dozen individual ...
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Financial Recovery Technologies Partners with SEI to Enable Securities Class Action Services and Litigation Monitoring

BOSTON, MA. (JUNE 28, 2016) – Financial Recovery Technologies (“FRT”) has signed an agreement with SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC) to position FRT to offer its comprehensive ...
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The collapse of Third Ave.’s focused credit fund may have SLUSA implications, FRT tells Ignites

Numerous lawsuits have been filed against Third Avenue over the collapse of its Focused Credit Fund.  Most recently, an investor brought claims under Delaware State ...
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Filings hit highest level since 2008; a recap of 2015 securities litigation

2015 was a busy year for securities class action filings reaching the highest number of filings since 2008, with a total of 234 suits compared ...
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Investor losses and aggregated securities class action settlements increased in 2015

In 2015, we saw a major spike in the amount investors lost and a spike in the total securities class action settlements in dollars. Last ...
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Securities class actions against the life science sector continue to rise

In 2015, 39 out of the 191 securities class action suits filed were against firms in the life science sector.  Companies in the life science ...
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