Securities Litigation

Securities Litigation 2017-10-17T02:30:34+00:00

Lex Machina’s Legal Analytics platform helps securities litigators make data-driven decisions about federal securities case strategy and tactics. Use quantified insights into the behavior of district court judges, venues, opposing parties and opposing counsel, to help you gain competitive advantage in securities litigation.

Lex Machina provides strategic insights and trends in securities case timing, resolutions, damages awards, findings, and remedies. Focus specifically on violations of the Securities Act and the Exchange Act. Review SEC penalties, approved class action settlements, and more.

Use Cases

Legal Analytics for securities litigation includes data from more than 15,000 federal securities cases active since 2009. Among many other things, Legal Analytics enables securities litigators to:

  • Analyze securities fraud class actions, private enforcement actions, shareholder derivative suits, and SEC enforcement cases, by exploring relevant litigation history
  • Uncover relevant trends in case timing, resolutions, damages awards, findings, and remedies
  • Gain insights into win/loss rates, settlement rates, and time to settlement, for opposing parties and counsel, and evaluate their experience with a particular judge, including the effectiveness of particular strategies and tactics
  • File motions with the highest probability of success, by comparing motion grant and deny rates and motion outcomes, and by reviewing associated filings to see which arguments prevailed and which did not.