Securities litigation—Germany
Securities litigation—Germany

The following Dispute Resolution guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Securities litigation—Germany
  • The questions raised in the guide

The securities litigation guide for Germany is presented in a Q and A format. The questions are set out below. The guide can be accessed here:

2019 Securities Litigation Germany

The questions raised in the guide

The guide answers the following questions:

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

2. What are the types of securities claim available to investors?

3. How do claims arising out of securities offerings differ from those based on secondary-market purchases of securities?

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

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

6. What is the standard for determining whether the offering documents or other statements by defendants are actionable

7. What is the standard for determining whether a defendant