Recent Developments and Hot Topics in Securities Litigation
ABA Section of Litigation
Commercial & Business Litigation Committee
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
10:00-11:00 AM PT | 11:00 AM-12:00 PM MT |
12:00-1:00 PM CT | 1:00-2:00 PM ET
Please join us for an engaging discussion of recent legal developments in securities litigation. We will highlight recent decisions by the Supreme Court and other federal courts across the nation. Topics include: disgorgement after Liu v. SEC, how much is enough?; is the insider trading "personal benefit" rule dead?; and where we are now,extraterritoriality since the time of Morrison.
Bob Pommer, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Bob is a partner in Kirkland’s Government Regulatory & Internal Investigations practice
group. His practice focuses on a broad range of securities-related enforcement, regulatory and compliance issues. As an experienced trial attorney, Bob represents investment advisers, financial institutions, public companies and accounting firms, and their senior executives in enforcement investigations and litigation conducted by the SEC and other governmental entities and financial services regulators.
Ronald G. White, Morrison & Foerster LLP
Ron is a former federal prosecutor whose practice focuses on white collar criminal defense, SEC enforcement matters, corporate internal investigations, and complex civil litigation. He frequently represents corporations and executives in connection with DOJ and SEC investigations involving allegations of insider trading, securities fraud, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations and other white collar offenses.
S. Douglas Bunch, Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC
Doug is a partner at Cohen Milstein, where he represents investors in securities class actions. His path-breaking legal arguments in precedent-setting cases, such as In re Harman International Industries, Inc. Securities Litigation, which limited the scope of corporate “safe harbor” protections under the PSLRA have earned him numerous accolades, including Law360’s “Rising Stars – Securities” (2017). Doug is also the firm’s Pro Bono Committee co-chair.
Stephen L. Brodsky, Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP; Co-Chair of Securities Litigation Subcommittee (Moderator)
Stephen is a partner in KDV’s Litigation, Financial Services and Corporate departments. He represents companies, executives and business owners in complex commercial and corporate litigation, including those involving securities and financial instruments. Over his career, he has litigated high-dollar cases across the country through trial and appeal. In addition to his practice, Stephen enjoys writing and presenting on legal and business-related topics. He was recently appointed to the NYSBA Task Force on COVID-19 Immunity and Liability, where he is one of nineteen attorneys addressing COVID-related legal issues affecting businesses and residents in New York State.