“Economic Equivalence” of Reference Obligations in a CLO
Defense counsel for a major bank retained Cornerstone Research in a case arising from a synthetic collateralized loan obligation (CLO) transaction.
In re BlackRock Mutual Funds Advisory Fee Litigation
Our client defeated a $1.5 billion suit in a trial over allegedly excessive advisory fees.
The Financial Conduct Authority’s First Competition Enforcement Decision
A Cornerstone Research expert was instructed by Eversheds Sutherland on behalf of its asset management client in the first case where the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has used its competition…
Krukever et al. v. TD Ameritrade, Futures & Forex LLC
The judge denied class certification in this case.
Private Equity Antitrust Litigation
The case settled after two summary judgment rulings that significantly reduced the scope of the allegations.
Mortgage Discrimination Case against a Lending Institution
In a high-profile class action case involving a leading financial institution, a federal circuit court affirmed a lower court’s order denying class certification.
Axiom Investment Advisors LLC et al. v. Deutsche Bank AG
An SDNY judge denied certification of two proposed classes in FX last-look matter on the grounds that the plaintiffs failed to meet predominance requirements.
36(b) Mutual Fund Excessive Fee Litigation
The judge granted the defendant’s motion for summary judgment.
Alleged Misrepresentations in RMBS Offering Documents
Cornerstone Research worked on several phases of one of the earliest RMBS matters, including class certification, summary judgment, and expert Daubert motions.
Summary Judgment Victory in Barclays Securities Litigation
A judge dismissed this U.S. class action brought against Barclays Plc by investors who purchased stock months before the 2008 global financial crisis.
Securities and Exchange Commission v. BankAtlantic Bancorp Inc.
The jury found in favor of the defendants on all counts in this civil suit filed by the SEC.
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