Securities Class Actions: Trends & Developments in 2017 & Beyond

Broadcast Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
CLE Administrative Law

About Goodwin

At Goodwin, we use law to achieve unprecedented results for our clients. Our 1,000 plus lawyers across the United States, Europe, and Asia excel at complex transactions, high-stakes litigations and world-class advisory services in the financial, life sciences, private equity, real estate, and technology industries. We partner with our clients to practice law with integrity, ingenuity, agility and ambition. To learn more, visit us at and follow us on Twitter at @goodwinlaw and on LinkedIn.


About Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP is an elite international law firm of approximately 700 lawyers located in nine offices in six countries: New York, Washington, Houston, Paris, London, Frankfurt, Brussels, Milan and Rome. For more than 125 years, the firm has represented companies and individuals worldwide across a wide spectrum of businesses and industries, most notably financial services. The firm is comprised of attorneys who are individually and as a group recognized as some of the world’s foremost practitioners in their respective areas of concentration. Willkie’s collaborative approach is entrepreneurially inspired and client focused, delivering practical solutions for business-critical transactions and bet-the-company litigation.


About DRRT

DRRT is an international law firm and market leader in the client-oriented global loss recovery industry. DRRT focuses on the recovery of losses resulting from misstatements, misrepresentations or fraud by public companies and engages in securities litigation, arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution methods around the world.

DRRT’s team of multinational attorneys and financial analysts has been pioneering global shareholder protection, specifically investor loss recovery and corporate governance improvements. DRRT is known for exploring new jurisdictions and developing creative approaches to obtain what matters most to DRRT’s clients: fair compensation for investment losses stemming from a company’s violations of disclosure obligations and transparency rules, as well as corporate governance improvements to protect assets in the future.

DRRT offers completely risk-free and fully funded representation around the world and has been involved in many multi-billion dollar lawsuits in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia, recovering billions of US dollars for investors, against companies such as The Royal Bank of Scotland

Group plc, Ageas S.A./N.V. (f/k/a Fortis S.A./N.V.) Enron Corporation, Sky Deutschland AG/Premiere AG, Hypo Real Estate Holding AG, Bank of America Corporation, Olympus Corporation, Merck & Co., Inc., Vivendi S.A., Royal Ahold, N.V., Royal Dutch Shell plc, AOL Time Warner, Inc., General Motors Corporation, Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc., Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC, Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Volkswagen AG and Toshiba Corporation.

DRRT’s institutional claims filing team offers first-in-class service and state-of-the-art technical setup to recover the maximum amount possible for its clients. With offices in Miami, Frankfurt, London and Paris, DRRT’s multilingual team is uniquely equipped to service institutional investors around the world. Asset and investment managers, mutual fund companies, insurance and reinsurance companies, sovereign wealth funds and other institutional investors with collective assets under management of over $11 trillion have entrusted DRRT with the monitoring, claims filing and handling of international securities litigations.


About The Brattle Group

The Brattle Group provides consulting and expert testimony in economics, finance, and regulation to corporations, law firms, and governments around the world. We are distinguished by our credibility and the clarity of our insights, which arise from the stature of our experts, affiliations with leading international academics and industry specialists, and thoughtful, timely, and transparent work. Our clients value our commitment to providing clear, independent results that withstand critical review. We advise clients and provide expert testimony in a range of matters involving alleged violations of federal securities laws. Our experience includes work in class actions, derivatives, executive compensation, stock options, asset-backed securities, ERISA actions, breach of fiduciary duty, valuation, and bankruptcy. Our expertise is grounded in a thorough understanding of finance and economic theory, accounting, financial products, capital markets, regulation, and industry custom and practice.