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9th Annual Securities Litigation & Enforcement Institute

9th Annual Securities Litigation & Enforcement Institute
Fridays, February 26 & March 19, 2021 | 11:30 am - 5:10pm

Program Fee:

$449 for Members | $649 for Nonmembers
In-House Counsel: $299 for Members | $499 for Nonmembers
Government/Nonprofit/Academic/Judiciary: $249 for Members | $399 for Nonmembers

CLE Credit:
New York: 13.0 Professional Practice (Both Days); 6.0 Professional Practice (Day 1); 7.0 Professional Practice (Day 2)
New Jersey: 13.6 General (Both Days); 6.2 General (Day 1); 7.4 General (Day 2)
California: 13.0 General (Both Days); 6.0 General (Day 1);  7.0 General (Day 2)
Pennsylvania: 11.0 General (Both Days); 5.0 General (Day 1); 6.0 General (Day 2)
Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys

This program provides transitional/non-transitional credit to all attorneys

The 9th Annual Institute will be, in many ways, the most important one yet. The keynote address will be delivered on February 26th by Professor Joseph Grundfest of Stanford Law School Former SEC Commissioner). He will discuss “The Grundfest Solution” for problems stemming from the Cyan case, the implications of the forthcoming Goldman appeal, and the likely future direction of the SEC.

Day one will feature panels of outstanding practitioners. The securities litigation panel will address Cyan, Goldman and several other important cases, as well as a short presentation by Cornerstone on the latest trends in securities cases. The SEC and CFTC panel will have an all-star panel including the most recent heads of enforcement at both agencies, Stephanie Avakian and Jamie MacDonald; the panel will address recent developments in regulation as well as changes that may occur as a result of the new administration. The panel on the most important issues in current Delaware litigation will include distinguished Delaware lawyers and Vice Chancellor Joseph R. Slights of the Delaware Chancery Court.

On day two we will highlight issues related to emerging concerns in our society, economy and businesses. Brad Karp will deliver the Day 2 Keynote on the fast growing importance of ESG to individuals and corporations and comment on its implications and likely impact on aspects of the way our society will function. The first panel will focus on societal issues including diversity and cybersecurity. In particular this panel will address board duties, responsibilities, risks and potential liabilities that are emerging as society increases its emphasis on ESG and diversity. The second panel will engage in-house counsel in identifying and discussing their biggest concerns and challenges including but not limited to emerging litigation issues, ESG, and diversity. It will also address what they are looking for in characteristics of outside counsel. The third panel will address D&O insurance trends, pricing capacity and how new risks facing board members are affecting the D&O market and areas where the panel believes litigation reform is needed. The fourth panel will feature some of the already arrived next generation of securities litigation leaders discussing the future direction of the practice and new and important cases.

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Keynote Speaker:
Professor Joseph Grundfest,
Stanford Law School

Program Co-Chairs:
Brad S. Karp,
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Gregory A. Markel,
Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Sponsoring Association Committees:
Securities Litigation, Laura H. Posner, Chair
Securities Regulation, David S. Huntington, Chair
White Collar Crime, Marshall L. Miller, Chair

New York City Bar 42 West 44th Street New York, NY 10036

Friday, 19 March 2021


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