Various pundits are saying 2019 will include a surge in litigation.  In that vein, it will be interesting to see if adverse financial outcomes for  M&A deals and IPOs result in state court class action securities cases. For  more on that topic, see a November 16, 2018 guest post at D&O Diary, titled: A New Twist in M&A Litigation: Section 11 Cases in State Court.