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4 Apr 2010, 10:58 pm by David Lynn
Professor Joseph Grundfest, Director of the Stanford Law School Securities Class Action Clearinghouse (which works in cooperation with Cornerstone Research), observed that, "Because securities fraud litigation typically settles three to five years after the first complaint is filed, this year's settlement activity reflects lawsuits brought roughly between 2004 and 2006. [read post]
6 Jan 2011, 1:11 am by Kevin LaCroix
Rebecca Beyer’s January 5, 2010 Daily Journal article (here, registration required) about the decision quotes Stanford Law School Professor Joseph Grundfest as saying that "the distinction as to shareholders who hold shares prior to the bylaw amendment and after the bylaw amendment makes no sense….Every bylaw amendment has to bind all shareholders or it can't work."   [read post]
18 Mar 2020, 1:46 pm by Kevin LaCroix
  As a preliminary matter, and before I get into breaking down what the opinion does and does not do, I want to note here that the use of FFPs was a solution proposed and advanced by Stanford Law School Professor Joseph Grundfest, to the point that this ideal was referred to by many as the “Grundfest solution. [read post]
4 Sep 2012, 1:34 am by Kevin LaCroix
As Stanford Law Professor Joe Grundfest put it, “the Libor-litigation industry is clearly a sector to watch for years to come.”   [read post]
7 Jan 2014, 11:38 pm by Kevin LaCroix
Coincidentally, the most recognized proponents of the two schools of thought in the “efficient market” debate were among the winners of the 2013 Nobel Prize for Economics – University of Chicago Business School Professor Eugene Fama, who is the leading proponent of the efficient market hypothesis, and Yale economist and business school professor Robert Shiller, who is the hypothesis’s leading critic. [read post]
25 Jul 2017, 8:28 am by Kevin LaCroix
At the current rate, the likelihood of a company being hit with a securities suit will increase in 2017 for the fifth consecutive year   The press release that accompanied the report contains remarks by Stanford Law School Professor Joseph Grundfest seeking to explain the surge in securities suit filings. [read post]
27 Jan 2015, 7:32 am by Kevin LaCroix
”    The press release also quotes Stanford Law School Professor Joseph Grundfest as saying that “although the number of lawsuits filed is little changed, the cases filed are much smaller and will lead to smaller recoveries for the plaintiff class down the road. [read post]
20 Sep 2019, 6:17 am
Posted by the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance & Financial Regulation, on Friday, September 20, 2019 Editor's Note: This roundup contains a collection of the posts published on the Forum during the week of September 13-19, 2019. [read post]
20 Jan 2010, 9:18 pm by Kevin LaCroix
In his comments in connection with the recent release of Cornerstone’s year-end analysis of the securities class action lawsuits, Stanford Law School Professor Joseph Grundfest had a number of choice comments about these belated securities class action lawsuit filings, essentially suggesting that the plaintiffs are scraping the bottom of the barrel (my words, not his) to file these belated lawsuits because they had run out of more meritorious cases to… [read post]
21 Jan 2010, 10:29 pm by Kevin LaCroix
In his comments in connection with the recent release of Cornerstone’s year-end analysis of the securities class action lawsuits, Stanford Law School Professor Joseph Grundfest had a number of choice comments about these belated securities class action lawsuit filings, essentially suggesting that the plaintiffs are scraping the bottom of the barrel (my words, not his) to file these belated lawsuits because they had run out of more meritorious cases to… [read post]
13 Oct 2017, 6:44 am
Strine, Jr., Delaware Supreme Court, Harvard Law School, and Aspen Institute, on Thursday, October 12, 2017 Tags: Accountability, Conflicts of interest, Corporate forms, Delaware articles, Delaware cases, Delaware law, Fiduciary duties, Shareholder voting, State law [read post]
28 May 2014, 4:18 am by Kevin LaCroix
In the article, Frankel tells the story of how the initiative and intellectual work of two law school professors – Stanford Law Professor Joseph Grundfest and Michigan Law Professor Adam Pritchard – fueled the effort to have the Court reconsider the Fraud on the Market theory. [read post]
30 Jan 2018, 7:32 pm by Kevin LaCroix
  Cornerstone Research’s press release about the report quotes Stanford Law School Professor Joseph Grundfest as saying that the 2017 filing trends and recent dismissal rates are “troubling from a public policy perspective. [read post]
29 Jan 2018, 11:28 pm by Kevin LaCroix
”  On the other hand, those lawyers claim the products are not securities, and the promoters proceed without compliance with the securities laws, which deprives investors of the substantive and procedural investor protection requirements of our securities laws. [read post]
12 Dec 2017, 4:36 pm by Kevin LaCroix
” Asked by reporters if the SEC will investigate and prosecute other ICOs, SEC Chairman Clayton has noted ominously: “If people continue to ignore the securities law, yes. [read post]
7 Sep 2020, 2:06 pm by Kevin LaCroix
The first five of these lawsuits – against the boards of Oracle  (about which refer here), Facebook (here), Qualcomm (here), NortonLifeLock (here), and The Gap (here)– all were filed by the same law firm and all involved California-based companies. [read post]
5 Apr 2009, 1:26 pm
(Editor’s Note: This post is based on a client memorandum by Jonathan C. [read post]