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Crafting an Optimal Shareholder Recovery Effort

Each year FRT helps hundreds of institutional investors participate in non-US securities litigation. As a result, we have a landscape view of how suits in different countries are prosecuted by different organizers. Below we discuss four positive trends we’re seeing and encourage organizers to take advantage of them when structuring future recovery efforts. FOUR POSITIVE TRENDS 1. Representative suits: Half Continue Reading

If Your Playing Field Isn’t Level, Change Ground

Securities class actions are under siege in Australia. Political forces led by the Treasurer and Attorney General have cut back investor protections under the continuous disclosure regime and imposed licensing requirements on litigation funders and their financing arrangements. They are now pursuing legislation to force all securities cases into federal court to more effectively ‘reform’ the system and eliminate the Continue Reading

Is Block.one a Bellwether for Future Crypto Class Action Recoveries?

Earlier this month, speaking at a security forum, SEC Chairman Gary Gensler said crypto assets need more regulation given the potential for “fraud, scams, and abuse in certain applications.”[1] The agency has asked Congress for broader powers over, among other things, digital tokens and the platforms on which they trade. The SEC enforcement proceedings and securities class action settlement against Continue Reading

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