FRT Insights – Quarterly Newsletter: January 2019

The world of class actions has evolved dramatically over the last five years requiring investors to move beyond traditional U.S. securities litigation efforts to focus on damages from antitrust violations and non-U.S. jurisdictions.

2018 saw a record number of antitrust and non-U.S. group litigations including Forex, Petrobras, ISDAfix, and Fortis.

This issue of FRT Insights focuses on the importance of a comprehensive class action recovery solution to help you evaluate your existing governance, controls, and protocols to maximize your recovery efforts. It includes:


>> Three Essential Guides for a Comprehensive Class Action Recovery Strategy to Download for 2019

Learn about each stage of the recovery process for North America Claims Filing (download), Antitrust (download) and Global Group Litigation (download).

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>> Navigating Complex Global Group Litigations

The landscape of global group litigation is slowly shifting to mirror those of U.S. passive claims filing demonstrating the importance for investors to understand the nuances of their trading jurisdictions in order for them begin to develop internal policies for foreign actions.

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>> Implementing an ‘Issuer-Centric’ Shareholder Class Action Policy

Increasingly, fiduciaries are implementing ‘issuer-centric’ policies to recover investment losses from fraud. In the past, efforts have often been ‘case-centric’ – board policies and procedures were reactive to announced case filings. The purpose of an investment recovery policy is to articulate a framework for internal policies and procedures that further fiduciary responsibilities.

In this report, we review the potential risks and benefits of implementing an issuer-centric shareholder class action policy.

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>> Quarterly Disbursed Claims – Q4-2018

In Q4-2018, over $2.3 billion of settlement funds were distributed, across 34 settlements. A near 200% increase from Q3-2018. For more information, contact your Financial Recovery Technologies representative or email us.

CLICK HERE TO READ ABOUT THE TOP FIVE SETTLED AND DISBURSED CASES IN 2018

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To learn more about FRT Antitrust, FRT Global Group Litigation or how FRT can help your firm maximize recoveries in shareholder class action settlements, contact us at learnmore@frtservices.com.

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Founded in 2008, Financial Recovery Technologies (FRT) is the leading technology-based services firm that helps the investment community identify eligibility, file claims and collect funds made available in securities and other class action settlements. Offering the most comprehensive range of claim filing and monitoring services available, we provide best-in-class eligibility analysis, disbursement auditing and client reporting, and deliver the highest level of accuracy, accountability and transparency available. For more information, go to www.frtservices.com.

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