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REIT Settles Investor Case for $73M

While this sounds like a fairly conventional shareholder securities, case, what sets it apart is is that the defendant is a real estate investment trust. Such trusts, while occasionally traded publicly, are often not considered targets of shareholder suits. As is represented in this case, this belief is short sighted. There are no exemptions in the federal or state securities law for real estate trusts.

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Advisor - Supreme Court Upholds Mandated Arbitration & Prohibition of Collective Action in Employment Agreements

The Supreme Court has ruled in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis1 that arbitration agreements requiring individualized proceedings are enforceable and the implications on class or collective actions by employees are not in violation of the National Labor Relations Act’s (NLRA) phrasing relating to “other concerted activity.” This article analyzes the ruling and its implications for our clients.

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Market Conditions - 2018 D&O Market Stable Amid Adverse Claims Trends

As we look to forecast the state of the D&O marketplace in 2018, a close examination of 2017 events and trends is critical. The D&O market in 2017 was best described as a market in flux. The underlying tension in the D&O marketplace was palpable. The numbers of claims increased dramatically, but pricing remained competitive for many risks and flat for most.

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