Battea Global Litigation Research
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There has been incredible growth in securities and antitrust class action litigations and settlements, particularly as they have unfolded in 2017, 2018 and 2019. The number of new cases and new settlements from traditional securities litigation to antitrust rate rigging, spread inflation and other forms of collusion are at an all-time high and shows no signs of slowing down.
While billions of dollars have already settled in the Foreign Exchange Benchmark Antitrust manipulation case, and have distributed in the Petrobras U.S. ADR settlement, there are still several billions expected to settle in cases currently in litigation.
We are actively monitoring the Interest Rate Swaps Antitrust Litigation (Spread Manipulation), GSE Bonds Antitrust Litigation, and on the equity side of the horizon, American Realty Capital Properties and Valeant Pharmaceuticals Inter...