Securities Cases to Watch in 2012

Law360
January 1, 2012


Christopher J. Keller was quoted about securities cases to watch for in 2012


"An appellate ruling that upholds Judge Baer’s decision could lead to a wave of mortgage-backed securities litigation in 2012 filed by individual plaintiffs due to the coming expiration of the statute of limitations", said Labaton Sucharow LLP partner Christopher Keller.


Conversely, a decision reversing the denial of class certification could lead to investors remaining on the sidelines because they will be protected by the class action, he added. “It will to the extent I believe that there are investors who are relying on the existence of the class action in order to not bring an individual suit,” Keller said.