Lawyers Sound Off on First-in-a-Decade Class Action Changes

Here's what plaintiffs lawyers, public interest groups, class action critics and claim administrators have to say about proposed amendments that would crack down on serial objectors and promote modern means of communicating with class members.

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  • Anthem, in DC Circuit, Fights to Save $54B Cigna Merger

    By C. Ryan Barber

    Health insurer Anthem Inc. pressed Friday to salvage its proposed $54 billion acquisition of Cigna Corp., arguing before a Washington federal appeals court that the deal would drive down costs for consumers.

  • Jay Clayton, SEC Chair Nominee, Grilled Over Wall Street Ties

    By C. Ryan Barber

    Fending off questions about his lucrative law practice and potential conflicts of interest, Jay Clayton, the Sullivan & Cromwell partner who was nominated to lead the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, on Thursday defended his private sector experience as an asset and said he was "committed to showing no favoritism to anyone in this position."

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