Securities Litigation & Enforcement Case Law Year in Review: Inside the Year’s Top Securities Cases and How They Will Dictate the Future of Prosecution and Defense —
Thomas A. Sporkin
Buckley Sandler LLP (Washington, DC)
F. Joseph Warin
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP
This panel will provide you with a comprehensive review of 2014’s most important securities cases. Follow along as counsel well versed in the new developments in case law over the past year engage you in an in-depth examination of the real-life impact of each case on your practice.
Discussions will include:
- What can be discerned from pivotal cases like Halliburton II and Comcast
- The impact of the transition of the SEC’s enforcement program
- Scrutiny and enforcement of computer-driven and high frequency trading, and market manipulation cases relating to high-speed traders
- Standalone cases brought by the SEC and its increased ability to seek civil disgorgement of ill-gotten gains (and as a punitive measure) and civil monetary penalties
- New international cases including claims brought by foreign investors, and the latest cases involving foreign based issuers doing business in the United States
- How in-house counsel, compliance professionals and law firm securities practitioners can update their strategies in response to recent trends and new developments.
Whether you are new to the practice or a senior practitioner in need of a refresher, you will find this session invaluable for getting up to speed on the latest cases, while maximizing your opportunity to engage in the advanced discussion that will be the hallmark of the main conference.