Antitrust settlement amounts are nearly 300% larger than traditional Shareholder Class Actions

The world of class actions has evolved dramatically over the last five years. With the rise of antitrust settlements, investors need a new process for these recoveries driven by the complexity. 2018 saw five antitrust filing deadlines that combined for nearly $4 billion available to investors. Read our blog to find out the five notable antitrust settlements FRT filed in 2018.

Most antitrust cases, as in the $2.3 billion Forex Settlement, are outside the scope of service custodians provide for settled North American class actions and involve more complex settlement administrations and financial instruments. There are 40+ antitrust class actions in active litigation which could yield filing opportunities and substantial recoveries for years to come.

While some antitrust matters receive publicity, other matters settle without much fanfare. However, settlement amounts are nearly 300% larger in antitrust class actions than traditional shareholder class action cases creating significant opportunities for substantial recoveries.

View our infographic to learn about four key differences where determining class member losses significantly impacts how the antitrust cases are settled and administered compared to shareholder class actions.


  • Euribor ($182.5m): July 31, 2019
  • FX Canada ($106.7m): August 19, 2019

Contact us today to help you with these unique and complex cases and discuss our antitrust pipeline.

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