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01/26/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/24/2021 18:16

48th Annual Securities Regulation Institute: Securities Class Action and Shareholder Litigation: Key Developments and Trends

EventJan 26, 2021

48th Annual Securities Regulation Institute: Securities Class Action and Shareholder Litigation: Key Developments and Trends

  • Webinar

Adam Hakki (New York-Litigation), Global Managing Partner and Head of the Firm's Litigation Practice and Disputes Unit will moderate a panel titled, 'Securities Class Action and Shareholder Litigation: Key Developments and Trends,' at the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law 48th Annual Securities Regulation Institute on Tuesday, January 26. This program is designed for securities practitioners, outside and in-house counsel, compliance officers, regulators, investment bankers and securities dealers. Panelists include Susanna M. Buergel, Co-Chair of the Securities Litigation and Enforcement Group at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP; Koji Fukumura, Chair of the Securities Litigation Practice at Cooley LLP; and Amanda Vaughn, Deputy General Counsel at Bank of America. The panel will discuss topics including:

Litigation Update: Major Developments in Securities and M&A Litigation
o Filing and settlement trends, event-driven litigation, and COVID-19 impact
o State court litigation and federal forum provisions
o Class Certification developments, including 'inflation maintenance' theory and Goldman Sachs case
recently accepted by the Supreme Court

o 'Scheme liability' in class actions after Lorenzo and other emerging areas
o Continuing effect of Trulia, Section 14 and mootness fees in M&A litigation
o Emerging Trends for SPACs
D&O Insurance, Corporate Charter Considerations, Settlements and the In-House Perspective
o Responses to Trulia, Akorn, Cyan and Sciabacucchi

During this three-day event, attendees learn from regulators who write the new regulations, judges who interpret the law to resolve complex disputes, and prominent practitioners who guide their clients through the maze of new legislation, regulations, and jurisprudence.

Register for 'Securities Class Action and Shareholder Litigation: Key Developments and Trends.'

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