Securities Litigation in 2019: Winning Tips and Strategies
According to a 2018 report, new securities case filings have increased. This trend is expected to continue in 2019 as a number of significant factors, such as regulatory uncertainty, media hype, and cryptocurrency market growth, continue to drive the rising securities litigation landscape. In this ever-changing legal climate, it is important that companies and their counsel keep up with the latest developments to be able to devise winning litigation strategies and techniques.
Join a panel of key thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group as they bring the audience to a road beyond the basics of bringing or defending against securities litigation, in light of the current trends and recent court rulings. The panel will offer helpful insights on potential litigation trends that may arise in the near future. Speakers will also provide the audience with practical strategies in bringing out the best in these lawsuits in a rapidly evolving legal climate.
Key topics include:
- Securities Litigation: Recent Filing Trends and Developments
- Common Risks and Pitfalls
- Notable Cases
- Winning Tips and Strategies
- 2019 Outlook
Jordan Eth, Partner
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Cody S. Harris, Partner
Keker, Van Nest & Peters LLP
Paul Zurek, Principal
Speakers Talking Points:
10 Tips for 10 Phases in Securities Litigation
What you should be thinking about during the following stages of a case:
- Selection of lead plaintiff
- Case management conference
- Motion to dismiss
- Class certification
- Summary judgment
Who Should Attend:
- Securities Litigation Officers
- Securities Litigation Attorneys
- Financial Management Officers
- In-house Counsel
- General Counsel
- Compliance Officers
- Top Level Management
- Public and Private Companies
Cody Harris is a partner with Keker, Van Nest & Peters where he has handled a number of high-stakes securities class actions, as well as criminal investigations, high-profile antitrust matters, and complex commercial disputes for clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to local business owners. Mr. Harris also spent a year trying and resolving cases as a Santa Clara Deputy District Attorney, and has taught Constitutional Law through the Stanford Continuing Studies Program for several years. He has been named among California’s Top Lawyers Under 40 and a California Lawyer of the Year by the Daily Journal. He earned his J.D. from Stanford Law School and clerked for the Hon. David S. Tatel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Cody Harris is a partner with Keker, Van Nest & Peters where he has handled a number of high-stakes securities …
Paul Zurek specializes in matters related to markets, securities litigation, risk management, valuation, and complex data analysis. He has submitted expert reports and declarations and testified in arbitration and regulatory investigations.
In addition to serving as an expert, Dr. Zurek leads large teams in government and regulatory inquiries, civil litigation, and international arbitration. He has supported academic and industry experts at all stages of litigation, including trial.
Dr. Zurek’s econometric and financial expertise spans a range of industries, including investment management and financial institutions, technology, telecommunications, and transportation.
Paul Zurek specializes in matters related to markets, securities litigation, risk management, valuation, and complex data analysis. He has submitted …
Jordan Eth is Co-chair of the firm’s Securities Litigation, Enforcement, and White-Collar Defense Group. He is one of the nation’s leading securities litigators, representing public companies and their officers and directors in securities class actions, SEC investigations, derivative suits, mergers and acquisitions litigation, and internal investigations. Jordan is renowned for his success handling complex, high-stakes cases; in 2008, he received a California Lawyer “Attorney of the Year” award for co-leading the successful defense of JDS Uniphase Corp. and its former executives in a securities class action jury trial seeking $20 billion in damages – the largest in history. He is one of the few lawyers who has taken a securities class action to trial and won a jury defense verdict.
Jordan Eth is Co-chair of the firm’s Securities Litigation, Enforcement, and White-Collar Defense Group. He is one of the nation’s …
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Method of Presentation:
General knowledge of securities litigation
NY Category of CLE Credit:
Areas of Professional Practice
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About Keker, Van Nest & Peters LLP
For forty years, Keker, Van Nest & Peters has litigated complex, high-stakes civil and criminal cases throughout the nation. The firm takes the cases where companies, products, and careers are riding on the result. Its clients are high-profile individuals, as well as some of the world’s most successful companies, including Google, Arista Networks, Electronic Arts, Lyft, T-Mobile USA, Genentech, Public Storage, Comcast Cable Communications, and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company. The firm’s areas of expertise include intellectual property, professional liability, class actions, general contract and commercial litigation, antitrust, white collar, and appellate.
About Cornerstone Research
Cornerstone Research provides economic and financial consulting and expert testimony in all phases of complex disputes and regulatory investigations. The firm has 700 staff and offices in Boston, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Washington DC.
About Morrison & Foerster LLP
Morrison & Foerster is a global firm with more than 1,000 lawyers across 16 offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The firm is dedicated to providing our clients-which include some of the largest financial institutions, Fortune 100 companies, technology, and life sciences companies-with legendary service. Clients rely on us for innovative and business-minded solutions. Our lawyers share high standards, a commitment to excellence, and a passion for helping our clients succeed. Our commitment to serving clients has resulted in enduring relationships and a record of high achievement. We are also among the nation’s leaders in pro bono work. Our Asia and European offices have also been recognized for their outstanding pro bono commitments.