Post-Reform Act Settlements Of Securities Lawsuits, 1996-2014 (1)

(2014 dollars)

  1996-2013 2014
Minimum $0.1 million $0.3 million
Median 8.3 million 6.0 million
Average 57.2 million 17.0 million
Maximum 8.5 billion 265.0 million
Total settlements $79.8 billion $1.1 billion
(1) Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995; adjusted for inflation by Cornerstone Research. Source: Cornerstone Research, Securities Class Action Settlements—2014 Review and Analysis © 2015 by Cornerstone Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved. www.cornerstone.com.