USMA Lead Plaintiff Primer
The role of lead plaintiff is vital in US securities class action litigation. A lead plaintiff is a class representative vested with significant privileges and responsibilities to recover damages for itself and similarly situated investors. While the goal is simple, achieving it can be complex.
USMA’s lead plaintiff primer is intended to simplify some of the complexity by providing an overview of: (i) the U.S. federal securities laws; (ii) class action litigation procedure; and (iii) the role of lead plaintiff in this type of lawsuit.
The primer also contains a useful glossary of terms related to securities litigation.