In the News Today - April 6, 2017

April 06, 2017

Accounting Class Actions See Major Spike in 2016: Class-action securities lawsuit filings rose 33 percent in 2016 – the highest level since 2008 and the fourth consecutive annual increase. Additionally, the total value for accounting case settlements climbed to $4.8 billion, almost 80 percent larger than in 2015 and the highest level since 2007. (Accounting Today)