Getting the Deal Through: Securities Litigation 2021

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  • Getting the Deal Through: Securities Litigation 2021
  • Jurisdictions covered
  • Questions

Getting the Deal Through: Securities Litigation 2021

Jurisdictions covered

The following jurisdictions are covered in this report:

China; Germany; Greece; India; Japan; Luxembourg; Netherlands; Nigeria; USA

Questions

The set of questions relating to the topic of Securities Litigation and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include:

  1. Describe the nature and extent of securities litigation in your jurisdiction.

  2. What experience do the courts in your jurisdiction have with securities litigation? Are there specialist courts for securities disputes? What is the typical time frame for securities litigation in your jurisdiction?

  3. What is the relationship between private securities litigation and government regulation and enforcement in your jurisdiction?

  4. What types of securities claim are available to investors?

  5. How do claims (or defences to claims) arising out of securities offerings differ from those based on secondary-market purchases of securities?

  6. Are there differences in the claims or defences available for publicly traded securities and for privately issued securities?

  7. What are the elements of the main types of securities claim?

  8. What are the most commonly asserted defences? Which are typically successful?

  9. What is the standard for determining whether the misstated or omitted information is of sufficient importance to be actionable?

  10. What is the standard for determining whether a defendant has a culpable state of mind to support liability? What types of allegation or evidence are typically advanced to support or defeat state-of-mind requirements?

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