Securities Class Action Settlements covers 19 years and contains information on more than 5,900 cases. These files represent a one-time snapshot of the entire SCAS database (all fields and all cases including Federal, State, International and SEC Disgorgements) as of March 2011. These files contain information on pending and historical securities-related class action lawsuits and SEC settlements from Securities Class Action Services, LLC.
* CaseSecurity.zip: this is a zipped, pipe-delimited text file that contains a list of Security Class Action lawsuits. CaseSettlement.zip: this is a zipped, pipe-delimited text file that contains a list of SEC Class Action Settlements.
* SCAS_Data_Definitions04_14_2011.xls: this is a data dictionary that provides descriptions for each of the fields in the CaseSecurity and CaseSettlement files in Excel format.
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