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A record pace of shareholder class action filings continued during the first half of 2018—and the cases are getting much bigger, according to a midyear report released today.

The report, by Cornerstone Research and Stanford Law School’s Securities Class Action Clearinghouse, found 204 filings so far this year. That’s on pace to match last year’s record total of 412—the highest number of cases filed since 2008.

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Amanda Bronstad

Amanda Bronstad is the ALM staff reporter covering class actions and mass torts nationwide. She writes the email dispatch Critical Mass. She is based in Los Angeles.

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