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The hidden value of securities class action merger cases
When it comes to securities class actions involving a merger case, it’s not always “what you see is what you get.” Merger cases are often affected by different rules than more traditional class action litigation, specifically how the plans of allocation are dictated in merger/acquisition cases. In addition to that, the way a firm’s data is perceived impacts their potential Continue Reading...
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Class Action Suit Filed Against Hewlett-Packard over Autonomy Acquisition
Hewlett-Packard (HP) was hit with a class action earlier this week for violations related to their acquisition of the software company Autonomy Corporation in 2011. According to the suit, HP concealed that their purchase of Autonomy was made on the basis of unreliable financial statements, wrought with serious accounting manipulations. The class action also claims that HP hid knowledge of Continue Reading...
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