The times may be uncertain, but the forecast is clear: a tsunami of litigation is headed our way, and at its center will be the finance and economics experts who will prove critical to establishing liability or mounting a defense.
Dreier LLP’s single equity partner model is likely dead, because if the sole equity partner falls, the whole firm goes down with him.
After years of placing corporations in the hot seat, the SEC now finds itself in the hot seat too.
’33 Act lawsuit against Morgan Stanley suggests that the forum selection issue involves not only electing between federal and state courts, but also deciding in which state to file, if a state court forum is preferred.
Securities litigation reform appears to be coming, but after “the 800-pound gorilla in the room–the issue of regulatory reform.”
Cautioning policymakers thinking about what to do with the SEC not to “throw out the baby with the bathwater.”
Paper analyzing both the Treasury Department’s proposals and the role of the SEC in the rapid increase of leverage at major investment banks, and supporting a “twin peaks” model for financial regulation.