The size of a securities class action as in the amount of damages sought will probably see a new record given the recent developments on FTX.

Some examples of large securities class action lawsuits that have been filed in the past include:

  1. In re Enron Corp. Securities, Derivative, and “ERISA” Litigation: This class action, which was filed in 2001, involved claims by investors who had lost money due to the collapse of the energy company Enron. The lawsuit resulted in a settlement of more than $7 billion.
  2. In re WorldCom, Inc. Securities Litigation: This class action, which was filed in 2002, involved claims by investors who had lost money due to the collapse of the telecommunications company WorldCom. The lawsuit resulted in a settlement of more than $2.25 billion.
  3. In re Lehman Brothers Securities and ERISA Litigation: This class action, which was filed in 2008, involved claims by investors who had lost money due to the collapse of the investment bank Lehman Brothers. The lawsuit resulted in a settlement of more than $2 billion.

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