In the News Today - October 4, 2018

October 04, 2018

Report: MDL Cases Have Tripled In Last 25 Years: A report from Lawyers for Civil Justice found that multi-district litigation cases have more than tripled between fiscal year 1992 and fiscal year 2017. Product liability lawsuits account for almost 88 percent of that growth. (Law.com)

SEC Enforcement Co-Director Says Year-End Stats Are “Counter-Productive”: The enforcement co-director of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said looking at the year-end enforcement numbers and penalty amounts is a “counterproductive” way of evaluating the Commission’s work. (Law360)