On September 27, 2016, the Second Circuit ruled against an opt-out action brought in the continuing Vivendi litigation.
This week we take a look at a couple major recent decisions in product-labeling class actions, as well as a close call the Supreme Court will not be deciding this term.
A District Court in Kansas added to an increasing debate in the federal courts over class ascertainability when it certified a class of 440,000 U.S. corn producers in a suit against Swiss global agribusiness Syngenta AG (Syngenta) over the company’s commercialization of genetically modified corn seed products.
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One of the more interesting story lines in the world of securities class action litigation over the past several years has been the rise of class settlement opt outs, whereby various claimants representing significant shareholder ownership interests select out of the class suit and separately pursue their own claims – and settlements.