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Court of Chancery Extends Claim Filing Deadline

Posted In Class Actions

CME Group Inc.v. Chicago Board Options Exchange Inc., C.A. 2369-VCN (June 25, 2009)

Class action settlements often have a claim procedure that is complicated. Class members miss the deadlines and mess up their filings. However, as this decision illustrates, the Court is liberal in extending deadlines and forgiving filing mistakes.