Trends and Developments in Securities Litigation: Practical Tips and Strategies Explored
The securities litigation landscape is evolving at a significant rate. A 2019 report revealed the sustained growth of new securities class actions, particularly those involving Section 11 and/or 12 and Rule 10b-5s. Average and median settlement amounts in the early part of the year have also been relatively high. The rising trends are expected to continue this 2019.
Join a panel of key thought leaders assembled by The Knowledge Group as they bring the audience to a road beyond the basics of defending against securities litigation. Listen as they delve into an in-depth analysis of the current trends and recent court rulings. Speakers will also provide the audience with practical tips and strategies in bringing out the best in these lawsuits in a rapidly evolving legal climate.
Key topics include:
- Securities Litigation – Statistics
- Recent Trends and Developments
- Notable Cases
- Practical Litigation Tips and Strategies
Shaama Pandya, Principal
- Recent data and trends on securities class action filings
- Summary statistics regarding securities settlements
- Potential implications for economic analysis of Stoyas v. Toshiba (securities cases involving foreign companies post-Morrison)
Jared Kopel, Senior Counsel
- Impact of Lorenzo v. SEC – 139 S. Ct. 1094 (2019)
- Impact of Supreme Court’s decision in Cyan, Inc. v. Beaver County Retirement Fund, 138 S. Ct. 1061 (2018)
- Developments in Rule 10b-5 actions based on alleged omission of Item 303 factors
- Failure to Disclose Risk Factors and Codes of Conduct
- Loss Causation
Shaama Pandya provides financial and economic analysis on securities and consumer finance matters, including cases involving large datasets. She develops case strategy and goals related to economic issues in consultation with testifying experts and attorneys. Ms. Pandya also manages statistical and econometric analyses in litigation and regulatory matters.
Shaama Pandya provides financial and economic analysis on securities and consumer finance matters, including cases involving large datasets. She develops …
Jared Kopel has represented clients in more than 100 SEC and other governmental or regulatory investigations. Jared has conducted internal corporate investigations and advised clients on compliance with the securities laws and SEC regulations. Jared also has successfully represented clients in securities class action and derivative litigation, as well as general business litigation.
Before joining Alto, Jared was a partner in the litigation group of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, and had his own law firm. Jared is also a former Branch Chief of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement. Jared has written numerous articles on securities law topics for The Recorder legal publication, Law360, The Review of Securities and Commodities Law and other publications. He also has written chapters for a well-recognized securities law treatise.
Jared Kopel has represented clients in more than 100 SEC and other governmental or regulatory investigations. Jared has conducted internal …
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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 Alto Litigation
Alto Litigation was founded five years ago by attorneys who had worked at major law firms, where they successfully represented Fortune 500 companies, start-ups and individuals. Alto represents technology companies, entrepreneurs, officers, directors, employees and shareholders in Silicon Valley and beyond in high-stakes litigation. Alto already has represented companies and individuals in high-profile, complex litigation and has been recognized as one of the top boutique law firms in California. Alto was a finalist for Benchmark Magazine’s San Francisco law firm of the year and Bahram Seyedin-Noor, Alto’s founder and managing partner, was selected as San Francisco attorney of the year.