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2.1 Securities Class Action Lawsuits The high frequency rate of litigation against public companies continues unabated. In the last 10 years, through the end of 2018, the rate of securities class action suits filed against public companies has more than doubled—it is up 105%. If litigation in the second half of 2019 continues at the same rate as the first half, that percentage will jump to 151%. If suits in the second half of 2019 are filed merely at the same rate that they were for the first half, 2019 will be on track to exceed the already elevated litigation rates of 2017 and 2018.

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