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Securities Litigation: What You Need to Know About A Rising Tide and An Active Bench

1h 31m

Created on October 12, 2017

Intermediate

$99

Overview

This program, presented by an esteemed panel of securities litigation practitioners, will discuss important trends in the filing of securities class actions including, importantly, the surge in the number of class actions filed.

Brendan Rudolph of Cornerstone Research will provide data on the overall number of filings, the types of cases (including separate analysis of merger and non-merger cases), the industries most frequently targeted, the choice of Federal versus State Court, the districts and circuits preferred by plaintiffs, and data relating to what law firms are filing the most cases. Three leading members of the Securities Litigation Defense Bar, Joshua Newville of Proskauer Rose, Kayvan Sadeghi of Morrison Foerster, and Richard Schoenstein of Tarter Krinsky & Drogin, will provide analysis of the trends and discuss recent developments in the law and key issues to watch for on the horizon.


Learning Objectives:

  1. Analyze data and research findings specific to securities class action filings
  2. Review recent legal developments impacting securities litigation
  3. Explore the issues currently before the Supreme Court that will shape securities litigation in the future



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