Non-U.S. shareholder class actions are on the rise and venues for group shareholder litigation continues to expand. With more than 31 global actions initiated against unique defendants in 2018 to date, it’s critical for investors to understand the nuances of each jurisdictions in order to develop internal policies for global actions.
This issue of FRT Insights focuses on the changing dynamics of non-U.S. group actions and how they are complicating the participation analysis.
A Primer on Global Group Litigation
Download our Primer on Global Group Litigation whitepaper to learn about the four primary stages of the global group litigation recovery process and how each stage is important to maximize recoveries in non-U.S. actions.
Jurisdiction Profiles: Australia, UK and Taiwan
The landscape of global matters is slowly shifting to mirror those of U.S. passive claims filing. How are you weighing risks and opportunities in each jurisdiction?
|Australia is among the most active jurisdictions outside of the US and Canada. To date, class actions there have recovered more than $1.86 billion for investors.||Most consider the UK the riskiest and most burdensome non-US jurisdiction for prosecuting securities claims.||Outside of the U.S., Taiwan is the most active jurisdiction for securities cases, comprising roughly 50% of all non-U.S. and Canada matters.|
|Click here to download the Australia Jurisdiction Profile||Click here to download the UK Jurisdiction Profile||Click here to download the Taiwan Jurisdiction Profile|
Unbiased analysis into Global Group Litigations
FRT’s global expertise and class action experience to help investors make informed participation decisions and support them throughout the joining process:
- Alerts with detailed case information for all active non-U.S. jurisdictions from FRT’s proprietary monitoring service
- Opportunity analysis detailing case eligibility and the required steps for each country and case organizer
- Insight into the group actions in different jurisdictions and the local players involved
- Case comparisons for actions with multiple competing organizers
- Actionable unbiased analysis to help you make an informed decision on your participation
- Access to FRT’s legal team for ongoing support and custom research
Stay Informed of Every Antitrust Opportunity
As pioneers in Antitrust recovery, FRT has developed repeatable, controlled workflows designed especially for the purpose of handling unique antitrust cases. How are you staying informed on the latest antitrust litigation developments?
- Evolution of Global Litigation: The Rise of Non-U.S. Passive Participation
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- [INFOGRAPHIC] Five Ways To Improve Your Shareholder Class Action Reporting
- FRT’s CEO, Rob Adler, Nominated Amongst The 30 Most Inspirational Business Leaders to Watch, 2018 by Insights Success
- Mike Lange, Securities Litigation Counsel at Financial Recovery Technologies quotes in Bloomberg
U.S. CLAIMS I GLOBAL GROUP LITIGATION I ANTITRUST I LITIGATION MONITORING I BUYOUTS
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.