Securities Class Action Filings Reach Record High

Westlaw Journal Securities Litigation & Regulation

Jay B. Kasner Scott D. Musoff Susan L. Saltzstein

Partners Jay Kasner, Scott Musoff and Susan Saltzstein examine the factors underlying the record-setting pace for securities class action filings over the past 18 months, including an increase in actions filed against non-U.S. companies and the pursuit by plaintiffs' firms of cases with more remote payoffs.