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Cy Pres Distributions of Class Action Settlement Funds

When large class actions are settled, money often remains in the settlement fund even after one or more distributions to class members  because some class members either cannot be located or decline to file a claim. Courts and/or the parties … Continue reading

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Apple Off the Hook in ios.4 Consumer Class Action

 California’s Consumer Legal Remedies Act (“CLRA”) is often depended upon by plaintiffs’ counsel in consumer actions. But recently, Judge Anthony J. Battaglia of the Southern District of California, granted Apple’s motion to dismiss a claim brought pursuant to California’s Consumer … Continue reading

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Securities Class Actions: Should Claimants Plead Section 20(b) in Light of Janus?

Securities law practitioners are undoubtedly aware of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Morrison v. Nat’l Australia Bank, which appears to have significantly narrowed the scope of a plaintiff’s implied right of action under Section 10 of the Securities and Exchange … Continue reading

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