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CII engages in litigation on a limited basis, generally by filing a brief as an amicus curiae (friend of the court) in support of a party in a lawsuit. CII considers filing as an amicus curiae in cases that involve an issue that is addressed in CII policies or on which our organization has taken a public position, and when there is an opportunity for CII to provide a perspective that is not discussed fully in the brief of the party being supported or by other amici.
Issue to Watch: Fee-shifting bylaws are a white-hot bone of contention with investors.
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|Corre Opportunities Fund et al. vs. Emmis Communications Corporation amicus curiae brief|
|Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc amicus curiae brief|