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Ensuring Corporate MisconductHow Liability Insurance Undermines Shareholder Litigation$
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Tom Baker and Sean J. Griffith

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780226035154

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: March 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226035079.001.0001

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Shareholder Litigation

Shareholder Litigation

(p.21) Chapter Two Shareholder Litigation
Ensuring Corporate Misconduct
University of Chicago Press

This chapter explores the various claims that can be brought by plaintiffs in shareholder litigation. It examines the legal elements and general characteristics that distinguish each of the basic causes of action, as well as those underlying features that the various claims have in common. The chapter also identifies the common features of the basic causes of action that enable many such claims to be treated together under the common rubric of shareholder litigation, and also considers the statistical measures of shareholder litigation.

Keywords:   shareholder litigation, causes of action, legal elements, plaintiffs, statistical measures

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