Lane Powell PC - Securities / D&O Law Blog

Ineffective Motions to Dismiss Erode the Power of the Reform Act

In 1995, public companies and their directors and officers received one of the greatest statutory gifts in the history of American corporate law: the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act. The Reform Act established…more

| Civil Procedure, Business Torts, Securities Law

Derivative Litigation Representation: Strategic and Ethical Issues

Shareholder litigation comes in waves. There is a widespread belief that the next big wave will be shareholder derivative litigation – a shareholder’s assertion of a claim belonging to the corporation, typically brought against…more

| Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts,...

Practical Tips For Avoiding Securities Litigation, Understanding D&O...

In my last post of 2013, I thought I’d share some thoughts about how public companies can better protect themselves against securities claims – practical steps companies can take to help them avoid suits, mitigate the risk if…more

| Commercial Law & Contracts, Business Torts, Insurance, Securities Law

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