2016 Developments in Securities and M&A Litigation

January 18, 2017

Federal securities class action filings rose by over 40 percent in 2016, with a surge in federal class actions related to merger and acquisition transactions contributing to the increase.

The courts issued several significant securities and M&A decisions in 2016 and are currently considering cases presenting important contested issues in those areas.

“2016 Developments in Securities and M&A Litigation” reviews major developments in the past year and highlights significant decisions and trends ahead.