Securities Class Action Settlements


Cornerstone Research conducts research based on a database of settlements for cases filed after the passage of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (PSLRA or Reform Act. Our research applies regression analysis to examine the relationship between settlement outcomes and certain security case characteristics. Our yearly report discusses these findings and trends in securities class action settlements.

2020 Review and Analysis

Securities Class Action Settlements

Our latest report shows that despite the unprecedented economic disruption that the COVID-19 pandemic caused in 2020, settlements in securities class actions generally continued at a pace typical of recent years.


  • Boston

Laarni T. Bulan


  • Washington

Laura E. Simmons

Senior Advisor

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