The Top 50 of 2019
MARCH 11, 2020
For calendar year 2019, ISS Securities Class Action Services LLC (ISS SCAS) recorded 116 approved securities class action settlements within North America. Collectively, 2019 yielded $3.21 billion in settlement funds for distribution, a marked decrease from the $6.1 billion recovered in 2018. However, the number of newly-filed cases in 2019 rose dramatically to set an all-time record of 650, surpassing the previous record of 584 in 2018.