Securities Law in 2014: Fraud-on-the-Market Theory Demystified

Broadcast Date: Tuesday, July 01, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
Coins surrounding businessmen
Howard Privette
Jeff G. Hammel
Milo Petranovich
Stephen M. Sinaiko
Todd G. Cosenza
Michael J. Miarmi


About Paul Hastings LLP

Paul Hastings LLP is a leading international law firm that provides innovative legal solutions to many of the world's top financial institutions and Fortune Global 500 companies. With a strong presence throughout Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S., the firm has the global reach and extensive capabilities to provide personalized service wherever its clients’ needs take it.  Paul Hastings' commitment to superior client service begins with its legal professionals, who form customized service teams, such as the Securities Litigation and Enforcement practice group, that integrate with the legal needs, business objectives and strategies of the firm’s clients.  Among the firm’s recent accolades, it continues to ascend the ranks of the Financial Times’ U.S. Innovative Lawyers report, placing second among the top 40 most innovative law firms that “have brought original thinking and practices to business issues in the U.S.”  


About Latham & Watkins LLP

Latham & Watkins LLP is a leading global law firm dedicated to working with clients to help them achieve their business goals and overcome legal challenges anywhere in the world. The firm has earned considerable market recognition based on a record of landmark matters and a unified culture of innovation and collaboration. From a global platform of offices covering the world’s major financial, business and regulatory centers, the firm’s lawyers help clients succeed. For more information, visit


About Lane Powell PC

A multi-specialty law firm, Lane Powell has helped emerging and established businesses navigate the Pacific Northwest and beyond for more than 135 years. Respected clients — from individuals to small businesses to Fortune 500 companies — turn to us for trusted legal counsel.  In fact, Fortune 500 companies including Home Depot, Nike, Tesoro, Eli Lilly, Wells Fargo, Aetna and Nordstrom have named Lane Powell as one of the prestigious "Go-To Law Firms of Top U.S. Companies®" by Corporate Counsel magazine. The Firm was also named “Washington Firm of the Year” for the second consecutive year by Benchmark Litigation in 2014. In addition, Lane Powell has been described as “an excellent, full-service firm with bright people and lots of depth” by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Furthermore, Lane Powell was recently named one of "Washington's Best Workplaces” by Puget Sound Business Journal and one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon” byOregon Business magazine.

With approximately 200 attorneys in offices located throughout Washington, Oregon, Alaska and London, England, we're thoroughly versed in the industries of the Pacific Northwest as well as the legal issues that face our clients on a regional, national and international level.


About Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

High-stakes, high-profile litigation is a major focus of Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel. Our lawyers defend issuers and their officers and directors in securities class action and derivative litigation; public auditing firms accused of securities law violations and accounting malpractice; professionals charged with securities and RICO violations; corporations, their officers and directors, and investment banking firms in litigation arising out of corporate control and affiliated transactions; broker-dealers, mutual funds and investment advisors accused of trading and regulatory improprieties; and securities firms and professionals in customer disputes and employment arbitrations. Additionally, our cases involve every substantive aspect of white collar criminal and regulatory work affecting U.S. and foreign business entities and individuals. Our Litigation department has received the highest rankings, awards and honors for its work including from Best Lawyers, Chambers USA/ Global, Legal 500, Lawdragon 500, American College of Trial Lawyers, The National Law Journal and Benchmark Litigation.


About Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP is a leading international law firm that provides strategic legal representation and counsel to market-leading public and private companies worldwide.   Founded in 1888, the firm has approximately 600 lawyers based in key financial centers: New York, Washington, Paris, London, Milan, Rome, Frankfurt and Brussels.  Willkie’s top-tier Securities Litigation and Enforcement Practice is particularly renowned for its strength in the area of financial reporting and related  proceedings.  The firm has handled some of the highest-profile audit committee investigations into fraudulent financial reporting, and most recently is defending numerous SEC, Department of Justice, and congressional proceedings arising out of the financial crisis.


About Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP

Described as “one of the nation’s premier plaintiffs’ firms” by The American Lawyer, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP has participated in many of the most important individual and class action lawsuits in the U.S. over the past four decades, helping recover over $91 billion in verdicts and settlements for our clients.  We are committed to advancing the rights of investors and promoting corporate responsibility.  With over 60 attorneys in offices in San Francisco, New York, and Nashville, we represent investors across America in class, direct (opt-out), derivative, and other actions.  Our clients include public pension funds, union funds, and non-public institutional investors such as mutual funds, as well as high-wealth and individual investors.