The Dabit decision caps a long-fought legal and legislative battle to rein in securities class action
In light of the continued IRS refusal to refund taxpayer's overpayments, the class action
seeks relief on behalf of all similarly situated taxpayers.
In class actions
, the IRS and the circuit courts have taken different approaches on the proper tax treatment of fee awards in "opt-in" and "opt out" class action
Curbing class action
abuse is one of the hottest areas of tort reform, but Bogus doesn't mention that either.
Worse, consumers in the aftermath of a class action
are the ones who bear a higher cost of living as the cost of litigation is passed on to them.
Across industries and practice areas, corporate counsel report that class action
lawsuits are pervasive and costly.
Because such showings would swamp the courts with mini-trials concerning individualized issues, these courts reasoned, individual issues would predominate over common ones and the class action
would not be superior to individual suits.
Nobody would mind class action
suits if they didn't work," Cabraser said.
One need look no further for Class Action
related information than ClassActionWorld.
This is not a panacea for class actions
, but we believe it will be a better forum for hearing class actions
than in state courts.
id=6921), a member of the firm's executive committee and leader of the commercial insurance and class action
Trial lawyers, awash with cash from settlements in tobacco and fen-phen class actions
, have set their sights on U.
Carol Zacharias, Senior Vice President and Counsel, ACE Professional Risk, discusses her white paper, recently published in The John Liner Review: "Trends in Securities Class Action
Litigation and Directors and Officers Liability Insurance," and provides corporate risk managers with an informative overview of the trend toward unprecedented securities litigation settlements, the factors driving it, and the potential consequences to companies thus affected.
The number of securities fraud class actions
filed in 2006 was the lowest ever recorded in a calendar year since the adoption of the Public Securities Litigation Reform Act (PSLRA) of 1995, notes the Securities Class Action
Filings 2006 Year in Review report released today by the Stanford Law School Securities Class Action
Clearinghouse, a joint project between Stanford Law School and Cornerstone Research.
Seeks New Professional Opportunities and Desires to Encourage Class Action