Backdating scandals second

27 Feb

Excluding only 2001, when the filing figures were inflated by a one-time wave of IPO laddering lawsuits, the 2016 total number of securities class action lawsuit filings represents the highest number of securities suit filings in a single calendar year.

Even more significant than the number of lawsuits is the rate of litigation – that is, the ratio of the number of lawsuit filings to the number of U. The number of listed companies has declined over time, while the number of lawsuits has held steady or increased.

Rumours about the disappearance of the princes and their uncle's part in it soon began to circulate on the continent, where those who were disaffected by the current regime had taken refuge.

However, it was only after Richard's own death that the accusations became more substantive and they are still popularly believed.

Thus, although the annual average litigation rate during the 1997-2014 period was 2.9%, the litigation rate in 2015 was 4.0%.

With the surge in lawsuit filings in 2016, the litigation rate exceeded 5%, a historically high level. S.-listed company would get hit with a securities class action lawsuit was at its highest level since the U. securities laws were substantially revised in 1995.

The custom of candidates releasing their federal tax returns, in whole or in part, dates back to one of the lowest points of the Watergate scandal.

In November 1973, President Richard Nixon was on the ropes.

The elder of the two succeeded to the throne as Edward V on the death of his father in April 1483.The few facts that are known do not, however, support the traditional story, which was that they had been smothered by James Tyrell, Master of the Horse to Richard III, with the help of two men, Miles Forest and John Dighton.The bodies were then buried at the foot of a flight of stairs in the Tower.The bank’s sales practices scandal arises out of a high-pressure sales strategy that led to as many as 2.1 million deposit and credit card accounts being created using fictitious or unauthorized customer information.In September 2016, fines and penalties totaling 5 million were imposed on the bank, including a 0 million fine by the Consumer Financing Protection Bureau, million penalty to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and another million to the City and County of Los Angeles.