Economic Analysis in UK Shareholder Group Actions


Ronnie Barnes outlines the key elements of a typical US economic analysis in order to consider what differences might be needed in a UK context.

In this article from Commercial Dispute Resolution, author Ronnie Barnes looks at how economic analyses of the issues of reliance, materiality, and damages and loss causation in US lawsuits may be translated to lawsuits in the UK.

This article was originally published by Commercial Dispute Resolution in December 2018. This article was adapted from “The Role of Economic Analysis in U.K. Shareholder Actions.”

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Economic Analysis in UK Shareholder Group Actions


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Ronnie Barnes

Vice President