Class actions in financial lines

Class actions arise in a number of different contexts from claims about defective products to claims about employee discrimination. In this paper, we focus on developments in class actions relating to financial lines, including class actions brought by shareholders or holders of other securities or by investors in various financial products. These developments include the rise of a multiplicity of actions, often raising the same or similar allegations and involving the same defendants.

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