23 Cited authorities

  1. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Visa U.S.A., Inc.

    396 F.3d 96 (2d Cir. 2005)   Cited 550 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a "'presumption of fairness, adequacy, and reasonableness may attach to a class settlement reached in arm's-length negotiations between experienced, capable counsel after meaningful discovery.'" (quoting Manual for Complex Litigation (Third) § 30.42)
  2. City of Detroit v. Grinnell Corporation

    495 F.2d 448 (2d Cir. 1974)   Cited 1,209 times
    Holding that Section 4 does not authorize award of attorney's fees to a plaintiff who settles his claim with the defendant
  3. D'Amato v. Deutsche Bank

    236 F.3d 78 (2d Cir. 2001)   Cited 350 times
    Holding that the district court properly concluded that 18 objections from a class of 27,883 weighed in favor of settlement
  4. Weinberger v. Kendrick

    698 F.2d 61 (2d Cir. 1982)   Cited 460 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a "clearer showing of a settlement's fairness, reasonableness and adequacy" is required for a settlement reached "prior to class certification," though "we have long recognized that a district court's disposition of a proposed class action settlement should be accorded considerable deference"
  5. In re Agent Orange Prod. Liab. Litig.

    818 F.2d 145 (2d Cir. 1987)   Cited 396 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that with respect to a 23(b) class, unidentified absent class members that could not be located through reasonable efforts did not need to be provided with individual notice in order to be bound
  6. In re Global Crossing Securities and Erisa Litigation

    225 F.R.D. 436 (S.D.N.Y. 2004)   Cited 186 times
    Finding on facts of that case that “when judged against the realistic, rather than theoretical, potential for recovery after trial, the settlement amount is extremely beneficial”
  7. Frank v. Eastman Kodak Co.

    228 F.R.D. 174 (W.D.N.Y. 2005)   Cited 131 times
    Finding typicality because "[the plaintiff's] claims arise from the same course of events as those raised by all other class members—that is, all class members, including [the plaintiff], allege that [the defendant] failed to pay them . . . overtime wages for hours worked in excess of forty per week during the relevant time period"
  8. Newman v. Stein

    464 F.2d 689 (2d Cir. 1972)   Cited 321 times
    Articulating abuse-of-discretion and range-of-reasonableness standards for review of a bankruptcy court's approval of a settlement
  9. In re Agent Orange Product Liability Litigation

    597 F. Supp. 740 (E.D.N.Y. 1984)   Cited 175 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that information will be considered known to a government agency "if there is some relationship between [the two] agencies — either some reason for the agency without knowledge to seek the information or a reason for the knowledgeable agency to transmit the information"
  10. In re Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. Research Reports Securities Litigation

    218 F.R.D. 76 (S.D.N.Y. 2003)   Cited 59 times
    Granting motion to strike portions of complaint referring to SEC investigations in other litigations involving defendant
  11. Rule 23 - Class Actions

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 23   Cited 26,345 times   1017 Legal Analyses
    Holding that, to certify a class, the court must find that "questions of law or fact common to class members predominate over any questions affecting only individual members"
  12. Section 77k - Civil liabilities on account of false registration statement

    15 U.S.C. § 77k   Cited 1,870 times   56 Legal Analyses
    Holding liable for a false registration statement "every person who was a director of . . . or partner in the issuer" at time of filing
  13. Section 1715 - Notifications to appropriate Federal and State officials

    28 U.S.C. § 1715   Cited 633 times   21 Legal Analyses
    Providing that a court may not grant final approval of a class action settlement in a CAFA case until 90 days after the parties give the notice required by section 1715(b)
  14. Section 77z-1 - Private securities litigation

    15 U.S.C. § 77z-1   Cited 335 times   10 Legal Analyses
    Discussing "[t]otal attorneys' fees and expenses" that can be awarded by court