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  • Blockchains and Future Litigation Funding

    • 05/07/2021
    • Mike Lange

    Litigation funding has recently been a hot topic around the world. In this post, we explore how a new crypto approach could turn traditional funding on its head. In December 2020, Ava Labs (www.avalabs.org) announced the first Initial Litigation Offering (ILO) through Avalanche, “an open-source platform for launching highly decentralized applications, new financial primitives, and new interoperable blockchains.” I won’t Continue Reading

  • What Can Investors Learn from the Zimmer Bio Settlement Administration?

    • 04/30/2021
    • Mike Lange

    On December 14, 2020, the US District Court for the Northern District of Indiana ordered the distribution of net settlement funds in the securities class action against Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc., a local medical device company.  Claimants received payouts in February 2021.  The briefing in support of final distribution offers investors insights into the administration, including the predominance of third-party Continue Reading

  • Using ESG in Litigation Decisions

    • 04/13/2021
    • Mike Lange

    Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) continues to dominate headlines, and we’re seeing increased investor interest in its application to the shareholder litigation space. Over the next two months, six non-US recovery efforts have registration deadlines where investors can apply environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors to prioritize the opportunities. Like investment ESG, litigation ESG enhances decision-making at the margin.  For Continue Reading

  • The Next Frontiers for Investor Recoveries: Non-US Passive Recoveries, Commodity Class Actions, and Cayman and Bermuda Appraisals

    • 04/09/2021
    • Mike Lange

    Passive recovery opportunities for investors have never been greater.  Last year, despite the pandemic, securities class actions recovered $4.2B, well within the normal range of $3B to $6B.  To date, 20 fully or partially settled antitrust class suits have brought in $7B+, with billions more expected over the next several years. Most institutional investors file these claims and are now Continue Reading

  • Case Spotlight: Gold Fixing Antitrust

    • 04/07/2021
    • Andrew Lasky

    On December 8, 2020, HSBC petitioned the Court to preliminarily approve a $42 million agreement to settle class action claims that it conspired with several other banks to fix the price of the gold market. HSBC joins Deutsche Bank, who in 2016 reached a $60 million settlement, bringing the total settlement pool to $102 million.   The lawsuit, filed in 2014, Continue Reading

  • FRT’s Fast Five: Week Ending March 26, 2021

    • 03/26/2021
    • Jenn Rothenberg

    Financial Recovery Technologies Fast Five provides you with the top news in shareholder class actions. Stay up-to-date on the latest developments in settled (U.S./Canada) claims filing opportunities, Antitrust settlements, Global Group Litigation matters and more. For more information, contact your Financial Recovery Technologies representative or email us. 1. Benefytt, Investors’ $11 Million Settlement Gets Final Court OK Benefytt Technologies Inc. Continue Reading

  • Case Spotlight: Bank Bill Swap Rate (BBSW) Antitrust

    • 03/23/2021
    • Andrew Lasky

    On March 22, 2021, Australia And New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) and Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) announced that they had separately reached agreements to settle a class action alleging that the banks conspired to manipulate BBSW-Based Derivatives. The lawsuit, filed in the US in 2016, alleges that during the period of January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2012, each Continue Reading

  • FRT’s Fast Five: Week Ending March 19, 2021

    • 03/19/2021
    • Jenn Rothenberg

    Financial Recovery Technologies Fast Five provides you with the top news in shareholder class actions. Stay up-to-date on the latest developments in settled (U.S./Canada) claims filing opportunities, Antitrust settlements, Global Group Litigation matters and more. For more information, contact your Financial Recovery Technologies representative or email us. 1. Hawaii Fund to Lead Wells Fargo Risky Lending Class Action A Hawaii Continue Reading

  • FRT’s Fast Five: Week Ending March 12, 2021

    • 03/12/2021
    • Jenn Rothenberg

    Financial Recovery Technologies Fast Five provides you with the top news in shareholder class actions. Stay up-to-date on the latest developments in settled (U.S./Canada) claims filing opportunities, Antitrust settlements, Global Group Litigation matters and more. For more information, contact your Financial Recovery Technologies representative or email us. 1. Teva Investors Win Class Cert. in Securities Suit A Connecticut federal court Continue Reading

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